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Court Crawford

Court Crawford has been playing professionally since 1984 throughout the Northwest and the San Francisco Bay Area, including stints with Barbara Donald and Unity, Jeffery Morgan, Heliotroupe, Angelsong, The Mud Bay Jugglers, La Casita, Salsa Primera, Neal Adams, Susan Lowman Robinson, The Velveteen Lotharios, Desamor, and Elere. He has composed several film scores and played in dozens of pit orchestras for Broadway shows. He studied ethnomusicology and composition and graduated from The Evergreen State College. In 1986 he co-founded and played with the Olympia Chamber Orchestra. He has studied music with Glenn Moore, Chuck Metcalf, Milt Hinton, Rick Laird, and Bert Wilson. Court is currently available for jazz, latin jazz, and salsa work.


  • 1965 Ampeg BB4
  • 2010 Kimmel upright
  • Eminence travel bass
  • Fender Squire 5-string bass guitar


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