Clint Houston

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Clinton Joseph Houston (June 24, 1946 in New Orleans – June 7, 2000) was an American jazz double-bassist.[1]

Houston played with George Cables and Lenny White in the house band at Slug's, a club in New York City, then played with Nina Simone (1969), Roy Haynes (1969–70), Sonny Greenwich and Don Thompson (1970),[2] Roy Ayers (1971–73), Charles Tolliver (1973–75), Stan Getz (1975–77), and Woody Shaw (1977–79). In 1978 he began collaborating with Joanne Brackeen, working with her through 1986; he also played with Pepper Adams (1983), Slide Hampton (1981), Frank Foster (1984–86), and Roland Hanna (1986).


As leader[edit]

As sideman[edit]

With Pepper Adams

With Joseph Bonner

With Joanne Brackeen

With Stan Getz

With Sonny Greenwich

  • The Old Man and the Child (Sackville, 1970)

With Louis Hayes

With John Hicks

With Azar Lawrence

With John Scofield

With Woody Shaw

With Charles Tolliver


  1. ^ Allmusic biography
  2. ^ Sackville LP, CBC - C 2002-2