Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Peter Washington

Perhaps the most recorded bassist of his generation, Peter Washington has also played an integral part in two of the most important and highly praised jazz trios of the last 20 years, in addition to a “who's who” roster of jazz artists.

Born in Los Angeles, California, in 1964, Washington attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in English Literature and played in both the UC Symphony and the San Francisco Youth Symphony. In 1986, while performing in San Francisco with alto saxophonist John Handy, he was asked by Art Blakey to move to New York and join the seminal Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.

Read more

25 Photos

Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Apr22Fri Bill Charlap Trio
Tempe Center for the Arts
Tempe, AZ
7:30 PM
$40

Videos

Similar Artists

Hot Lips Page Hot Lips Page
trumpet
Lewis Nash Lewis Nash
drums
Steve Davis Steve Davis
trombone
Eddie Lang Eddie Lang
guitar
Mark O'Connor Mark O'Connor
saxophone
Lucky Millinder Lucky Millinder
composer/conductor
Melvin Sparks Melvin Sparks
guitar

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.