Lynn Seaton

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Lynn Seaton
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Lynn Seaton instructing a group of student horns
Background information
Born July 18, 1957 (age 57)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, US.
Genres Jazz
Instruments Bass
Years active 1978-present


Lynn Seaton (born July 18, 1957 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a jazz bassist associated with bebop and swing.

He has appeared on over 125 albums, including Nirvana by Bucky Pizzarelli, and the Grammy Award winning Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra. He has also recorded as a leader on releases such as Bassman's Basement and Zoom Blewz.

He began with classical guitar, but switched to bass at age 9. He began his professional career after moving to Ohio with the Steve Schmidt Trio, and later he did a two-year world tour with the Count Basie Orchestra. He currently teaches at the University of North Texas.

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