Paul Jackson (bassist)

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Paul Jackson
Born (1947-03-28) March 28, 1947 (age 72)
Oakland, California, U.S.
GenresJazz, jazz-funk, jazz fusion, funk
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsBass guitar
Associated actsThe Headhunters, Azteca, Santana
WebsiteOfficial website

Paul Jackson (born March 28, 1947) is an American jazz electric bassist and composer. He played on several of Herbie Hancock's albums, including Head Hunters and Thrust.

He was born in Oakland, California and began playing bass at the age of nine. At the age of 14 he performed with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra and went on to study at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

As sideman[edit]

With The Headhunters

With Herbie Hancock

With others

Sources[edit]

  • Jazz Times, Volume 37, Issues 1-5. 2007 p. 297
  • Yanow, Scott. Jazz: A Regional Exploration. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005, p. 231. ISBN 0-313-32871-4

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