Bo Stief

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Bo Stief
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Background information
Birth name Bo Stief
Born (1946-10-15) October 15, 1946 (age 71)
Origin Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Double bassist, Composer, Arranger
Instruments Double bass
Associated acts Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Jackie McLean, Ben Webster, Kenny Drew

Bo Stief (born 15 October 1946) is a Danish jazz and rock bassist, composer, and arranger born in Copenhagen.[1]

He has worked or recorded with Don Cherry,[2] Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Jackie McLean, George Russell, Kenny Drew[3] and Ben Webster, among many other prominent jazz musicians.

Since 1980 Stief has been leading bands as Chasing Dreams,[1] Dream Machine or One Song III.

In 2005 he was awarded the Danish Django d’Or as Master of Jazz.

Discography[edit]

With Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

With Miles Davis

  • Aura (Columbia, 1985 [1989])

With the Jasper van't Hof Quintet

  • Eyeball (CMP, 1980)

With Dexter Gordon

With Eddie Harris

With Ken McIntyre

With Jackie McLean

With Ben Webster

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002. Europa Publications. ISBN 1-85743-161-8. Retrieved 2010-04-18. 
  2. ^ Allen, Clifford. "Don Cherry: Live At Cafe Montmartre 1966". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-04-18. 
  3. ^ Flanagan, Graham (2007-10-06). "Kenny Drew: Farmer's Market; Undercurrent and In Copenhagen". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-04-18.