Gary Peacock

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Gary Peacock
Peacock performing in July 2003
Peacock performing in July 2003
Background information
Born(1935-05-12)May 12, 1935
Burley, Idaho, U.S.
DiedSeptember 4, 2020(2020-09-04) (aged 85)
Olivebridge, New York, U.S.
GenresJazz, avant-garde jazz, free jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, educator
InstrumentsDouble bass
Years active1956–2020

Gary Peacock (May 12, 1935 – September 4, 2020) was an American jazz double-bassist.[1] He recorded a dozen albums under his own name/[2] He also performed and recorded with major jazz figures such as Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, and Bill Evans.

Peacock died at his home in Olivebridge, New York on September 4, 2020 at the age of 85.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Porter, Lewis (2001). "Peacock, Gary". In Kuhn, Laura (ed.). Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Vol. 4. New York: G. Schirmer, Inc. p. 2746. OCLC 313885028.
  2. "Gary Peacock: Discography". Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  3. "Gary Peacock, Master Jazz Bassist, Is Dead at 85". The New York Times. September 9, 2020.