Glen Moore

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Glen Moore (born October 28, 1941 in Portland, Oregon) is a jazz bassist who occasionally performs on piano, flute and violin.

His performing career began at age 14 with the Young Oregonians in Portland, Oregon where he met and played with Native American saxophonist, Jim Pepper. He graduated with a degree in History and Literature from the University of Oregon. His formal bass instruction started after college with Jerome Magil in Portland, James Harnett in Seattle, Gary Karr in New York, Plough Christenson in Copenhagen, Ludwig Streicher in Vienna and Francois Rabbath in Hawaii. For the past 30 years, Glen has played a Klotz bass fiddle crafted in Tyrol circa 1715 on which he has made extensive use of a unique tuning with both a low and high C string.

Moore is a founding member of Oregon, but worked also regularly with Rabih Abou-Khalil, Vasant Rai, Nancy King and Larry Karush.

Discography[edit]

  • Trios / Solos with Ralph Towner (ECM, 1972)
  • May 24, 1976 with Larry Karush (JAPO/ECM, 1976)
  • In Concert with David Friesen (Vanguard, 1977)
  • Introducing Glen Moore (Elektra, 1979)
  • Mokave Volume 1 (Audioquest, 1991)
  • Mokave Volume 2 (Audioquest, 1992)
  • Returning with David Friesen (1993)
  • Forces of Flight (ITM, 1995)
  • Dragonetti's Dream (Intuition, 1996)
  • Nude Bass Ascending (Intuition, 1999)

With the Paul Winter Consort

  • Road (1970)

With Oregon

  • Our First Record (Vanguard, recorded 1970, released 1980)
  • Music of Another Present Era (Vanguard, 1972)
  • Distant Hills (Vanguard, 1973)
  • Winter Light (Vanguard, 1974)
  • In Concert (Vanguard, 1975)
  • Together (Vanguard, 1976), with Elvin Jones
  • Friends (Vanguard, 1977)
  • Violin (Vanguard, 1978), with Zbigniew Seifert
  • Moon and Mind (Vanguard, 1979)
  • Out of the Woods (Elektra, 1978)
  • Roots in the Sky (Elektra, 1979)
  • In Performance (Elektra, 1980)
  • Oregon (ECM, 1983)
  • Crossing (ECM, 1984)
  • Ecotopia (ECM, 1987)
  • 45th Parallel (Intuition, 1989)
  • Always, Never, and Forever (Intuition, 1991)
  • Troika (Intuition, 1993)
  • Beyond Words (Intuition, 1995)
  • Northwest Passage (Intuition, 1997)
  • Music for a Midsummer Night's Dream (the Oregon Trio) (Intuition, 1998)
  • In Moscow (Intuition, 2000), with the Moscow Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra
  • Live at Yoshi's (Intuition, 2002)
  • Prime (CAM Jazz, 2005)
  • The Glide (CAM Jazz, 2005)
  • 1000 Kilometers (CAM Jazz, 2007)
  • In Stride (CAM Jazz, 2010)
  • Family Tree (CAM Jazz, 2012)

As sideman[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Afrique". Valley Entertainment. Retrieved 17 June 2010. 

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