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Lynn Seaton has had a stellar career as a jazz bassist. Born in Oklahoma in 1957, he started playing the bass at age 9. By the late 70’s he was performing around the state. From 1980 until 1984 he was the house bassist at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club in Cincinnati, accompanying big name guest soloists every week. In 1984, he joined Woody Herman and in 1985 he played with the Count Basie Orchestra. After a two-year engagement with the Basie Band, he did extended tours with Tony Bennett and George Shearing. Most of 1991 and 1992 was spent touring with Monty Alexander. Lynn spent a lot of time on the road as a member of the Jeff Hamilton Trio from 1995-1999

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Label: Open Mic Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: There Are Thorns

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There Are Thorns

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Label: Open Mic Records
Released: 2022
Duration: 5:31

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Article: Year in Review

2021: The Year in Jazz

Read "2021: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling


The jazz world continued grappling and adjusting in year two of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Jazz Day again went virtual for the most part. Singer Tony Bennett put the final stamp on his touring--and likely recording--career after his Alzheimer's disclosure. Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield was headed to federal prison. The National Endowment for the Arts welcomed four ...

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Article: Album Review

Michael Waldrop: Origin Suite

Read "Origin Suite" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Drummer / vibraphonist Michael Waldrop's intriguing Origin Suite (deftly arranged by Jack Cooper) sweeps away musical boundaries to make its points, one of which is that big-band jazz needn't be ensnared in a time warp but is capable of changing with the times to engender songs that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are thematically stylish. ...

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Article: Album Review

Gabe Evens: The Wrong Waltz

Read "The Wrong Waltz" reviewed by Geannine Reid


Gabe Evens is the Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano, Composition and Arranging at the University of Louisville, Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program. Evens is a pianist with a vibrant and robust approach to his composing and playing and his command of harmony and trio playing is simply amazing. The Wrong Waltz is Evens album of ten ...

News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

All About Jazz is celebrating Lynn Seaton's birthday today! Lynn Seaton has had a stellar career as a jazz bassist. Born in Oklahoma in 1957, he started playing the bass at age 9. By the late 70’s he was performing around the state. From 1980 until 1984 he was the house bassist at the Blue Wisp ...

News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

All About Jazz is celebrating Lynn Seaton's birthday today! Lynn Seaton has had a stellar career as a jazz bassist. Born in Oklahoma in 1957, he started playing the bass at age 9. By the late 70’s he was performing around the state. From 1980 until 1984 he was the house bassist at the Blue Wisp ...

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News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

All About Jazz is celebrating Lynn Seaton's birthday today! Lynn Seaton has had a stellar career as a jazz bassist. Born in Oklahoma in 1957, he started playing the bass at age 9. By the late 70’s he was performing around the state. From 1980 until 1984 he was the house bassist at the Blue Wisp ...

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News: Birthday

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lynn Seaton

All About Jazz is celebrating Lynn Seaton's birthday today! Lynn SeatonLynn Seaton has had a stellar career as a jazz bassist. Born in Oklahoma in 1957, he started playing the bass at age 9. By the late 70’s he was performing around the state... more Website | Photos | ...


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