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Charles Fambrough

Born: August 25, 1950 | Died: January 1, 2011    Primary Instrument: Bass

Charles Fambrough

In his 35 year career, legendary Philadelphia bassist Fambrough has played with McCoy Tyner, Grover Washington, Jr., Art Blakey, Flora Purim Airto, and many others.

A prolific composer whose works have been recorded by giants such as Stanley Turentine, Roy Hargrove and The Jazz Messengers. Fambrough's love for contemporary African-American, Latin and Brazilian music has been evident since his first recording as a leader entitled: The Proper Angle.

One of Charles Fambrough's stated goals is “Not to mix my concept of music with a monetary attitude... My view of music is toward people like 'Trane and Miles that I aspire to.”...
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