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Butch Warren

Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: September 8, 1939    

Butch Warren

Butch Warren (born in 1939) is an American jazz double bassist who plays in the hard bop genre. He was especially active in the late-50s and the 1960s. Contents

Warren began playing professionally at age 14 in a local Washington, D. C. band led by his father, Edward Warren. He later worked with other local groups, including Stuff Smith's, as well as with altoist and bandleader Rick Henderson at the historic Howard Theater on 7th and T Streets.

In 1958, he moved to New York City to play with Kenny Dorham, appearing on his first recording, with Dorham, in January 1960 with saxophonist Charles Davis, pianist Tommy Flanagan and drummer Buddy Enlow. He stayed in New York for the rest of his musical career, mainly as house bassist for Blue Note records....
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