Bob Cunningham (musician)

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Bob Cunningham (December 28, 1934 – April 1, 2017) was an American jazz bassist. Cunningham was born on December 28, 1934, in Cleveland. In the 1990s he was a member of The 3B's, with Bross Townsend and Bernard Purdie. He died in New York on April 1, 2017, at the age of 82.[1]


As leader[edit]

  • 1985: Walking Bass (Nilva)

With The 3B's

  • 1993: After Hours with The 3B's
  • 1994: Soothin' n Groovin' with The 3B's

As sideman[edit]

With Gary Bartz

  • Home! (Milestone, 1970)

With Walt Dickerson

With Frank Foster

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Bill Hardman

  • Saying Something (1961)

With Freddie Hubbard

With The Jazz Composer's Orchestra

With Yusef Lateef

With Junior Mance


  1. ^ Ron Scott, "Bob Cunningham, master bassist, dies at 83", New York Amsterdam News, April 13, 2017. Retrieved on April 13, 2017.

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