James Cammack

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James Cammack
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James Cammack playing double bass with pianist Ahmad Jamal in the foreground.
Background information
Born (1956-04-15) April 15, 1956 (age 61)
Origin Cornwall, New York, U.S.
Genres Jazz, bebop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Stand-up bass
Labels Verve, Dreyfus

James Alfred Conrad Cammack Jr. (born April 15, 1956) is an American bassist, from the region of Cornwall, New York.

He is the bassist for the Ahmad Jamal Trio, which includes the founder, Ahmad Jamal, and drummer Idris Muhammad. Cammack both records and tours with the trio. Jamal's trio essentially became a quartet with the addition of percussionist Manolo Badrena at the time of the release of Jamal's Rossiter Road. The drummer Kenny Washington was added in 2010 on the recording A Quiet Time.[1] Cammack served in the United States Military Academy Band as a bugler and as bassist in the Jazz Knights.


With Ahmad Jamal


  1. ^ Camphire, Greg (2010-03-19). "Ahmad Jamal: A Quiet Time". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-03-31.