Paul Jerome Jackson Jr. (March 28, 1947 – March 18, 2021) was an American jazz electric bassist and composer. He was a founding member of the Headhunters and played on several of Herbie Hancock's albums, including Head Hunters and Thrust.
Paul Jackson, Funk / Jazz bassist and “Musician’s Musician” passed away March 18, 2021 in Japan.His unique and innovative style, combining deep grooves and responsive improvisation with his band mates created bass lines that moved bodies and minds throughout the world.
Mar 23, 2021 · Paul Jackson, Funk Bassist With Herbie Hancock, Dies at 73 He was an integral member of Mr. Hancock’s jazz-funk band the Headhunters, whose albums reached millions in the 1970s. Paul Jackson ...
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Mar 19, 2021 · Paul Jackson, who as bassist for Herbie Hancock's Headhunters helped secure the first million-selling jazz album, died on March 18 in Japan, where he had lived since 1985.. He was 73. His death ...
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Paul J. Jackson. Born: 28 March 1947 in Oakland, USA. Died: 18 March 2021 in Japan. Was an American jazz electric bassist and composer. Founding member of the jazz-funk band The Herbie Hancock Group who recorded the epic album " Head Hunters " & later released material as The Headhunters in the 1970s. Since 1985, he moved his residence to Japan ...
Mar 18, 2021 · Paul Jackson former Bassist with Herbie Hancock. He and use to hang out in 1977, one of my mentor bassist’s, and eat Ice cream at Old Uncle Gaylord ice creamery on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland CA., after studio work.
Paul Jackson is known as a “Musician’s Musician”. As a founding member of the Headhunters under Herbie Hancock , Paul has shaped a sound that launched a new direction in contemporary music. The solid union between Hancock and Jackson has been especially evident in the many international tours they have made together.
Mar 19, 2021 · Acclaimed jazz bassist Paul Jackson, known for his association with Herbie Hancock and The Headhunters, died at the age of 73.A statement on Jackson’s website confirmed his death on Thursday ...
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Paul Milton Jackson Jr. (born December 30, 1959) is an American fusion/urban jazz composer, arranger, producer and guitarist. He was born and raised in Los Angeles. Jackson knew by the age of fifteen that he wanted to become a professional musician. He attended the University of Southern California, majoring in music.
Apr 06, 2021 · What: The jazz-fusion band pays tribute to the last bassist Paul Jackson. When: Saturday, 7 and 9 p.m. Where: The Howlin' Wolf, 907 S. Peters St. Tickets: $30, purchased in pods of two or four.