Peter Badie

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Peter "Chuck" Badie (born May 17, 1925) is an American jazz bass player.

Badie was born in New Orleans in May 1925.[1] His father was a prominent jazz saxophone player who played with the "Eureka" and the "Original Olympia" brass bands.[2] He left the Navy in 1945, and then used the G.I. Bill to enrol at the Grunewald School of Music.[2] From around 1950 he played with singer Roy Brown for two years.[1] He then "worked with the singer Paul Gayten and Dave Bartholomew, then from 1954 to 1956 was a member of Lionel Hampton's orchestra."[1]

He played double bass on some famous New Orleans rhythm-and-blues recordings.[1] He worked with Hank Crawford, Edward Frank, June Gardner, Dizzy Gillespie, and Zoot Sims, but had to stop playing in the 1970s because of stomach problems.[1] He returned to frequent playing in the 1990s, as part of Dr. John's band.[1]

Badie was honored at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in February 2020 for 72 years in the music business.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Wilmer, Val (2003). "Badie, Peter [Chuck]". Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.J513400. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ a b Hull, Anne (2006-01-30). "After Katrina the Jazzman Plays On". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-02-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Bassist Peter “Chuck” Badie & His 72 Years In Music To Be Honored