Eddie Safranski

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Eddie Safranski (December 25, 1918 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – January 10, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) was an American jazz double bassist best known for his work with Stan Kenton. He also worked with Charlie Barnet and Benny Goodman[1] From 1946 to 1953 he won the Down Beat Readers' Poll for bassist.[2]


With Stan Getz

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Stan Kenton

With Sarah Vaughan

With Joe Bushkin

With Johnnie Ray

With Johnny Smith

With Don Elliott and Rusty Dedrick

With Tony Bennett


  1. ^ All Music
  2. ^ Down Beat Archived October 26, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.

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