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George Wallington

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 27, 1924 | Died: February 15, 1993    

George Wallington, accomplished pianist, composer, and arranger, had been closely associated with the progressive jazz movement since the mid-40s when this new phase of American music was being nurtured in New York’s Harlem and along 52nd St. He was, in fact, the pianist with Dizzy Gillespie’s first bop band at the Onyx club in 1944, where his contributions reflected his innate creative ability, a talent that established him as one of the best composers in the progressive field. 

Wallington’s astonishing, fast-moving eloquence as a pianist, contrasted strangely with his introvert, laconic manner as a person...
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    The George Wallington Trios

    JJ-Tracks
    1990
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    Leonard Feather Presents BOP

    JJ-Tracks
    1987
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    Virtuoso

    JJ-Tracks
    1984
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    Our Delight

    JJ-Tracks
    1980
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    George Wallington With Strings

    JJ-Tracks
    1954
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    Knight Music

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    Showcase

    JJ-Tracks
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George Wallington Trios

Fresh Sound Records (2008)
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