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Lonnie Plaxico

The middle child in a family of musicians, Chicago-born Lonnie Plaxico inherited a gift for music that was discovered and nurtured early. By the age of twelve he had taught himself to play the electric bass, and he was soon venturing into Chicago's music scene, renowned for its mix of jazz, funk and blues. It was not long before the young musician made his first recording, featuring his family's band. At the age of just fourteen, having already performed alongside several prominent Chicago jazz figures, Lonnie Plaxico turned professional, playing the electric and acoustic bass with equal facility.

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Sep8Thu Katsuko Tanaka Trio
Fat Cat
New York, NY
7:00 PM

Albums

West Side Stories
West Side Stories
PlaxMusic
2006
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Live at Jazz Standard
Live at Jazz Standard
441 Records
2004
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Live at the Jazz Standard
Live at the Jazz...
441 Records
2004
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Live at the 5:01 Jazz Bar
Live at the 5:01 Jazz...
PlaxMusic
2003
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M
M
Blue Note Records
2002
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Melange
Melange
Blue Note Records
2001
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