Eugene Wright

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Eugene Wright
Wright (at left with upright bass) performing with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, 1967
Wright (at left with upright bass) performing with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, 1967
Background information
Birth nameEugene Joseph Wright
Born(1923-05-29)May 29, 1923
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.[1]
DiedDecember 30, 2020(2020-12-30) (aged 97)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDouble bass
Years active1943–2020
LabelsColumbia

Eugene Joseph Wright (May 29, 1923 – December 30, 2020) was an American jazz bassist. He was a member of the Dave Brubeck Quartet.

Wright died on December 30, 2020 in Los Angeles at the age of 97.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hall, F. (1996). It's about Time: Dave Brubeck (p). University of Arkansas Press. p. 85. ISBN 9781610752107. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
  2. Eugene Wright, Steadfast Bassist and Longtime Anchor of the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Dies at 97