WorldCat Identities

Chambers, Paul 1935-1969

Works: 1,208 works in 5,129 publications in 5 languages and 49,819 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  Live sound recordings  Piano music (Jazz)  Concert films  Music videos  Trumpet music (Jazz)  Bop (Music)  Songs  Motion picture music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Composer, Musician, Other, Singer, per
Classifications: M1366.C65, 781.655
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Chambers
Kind of blue by Miles Davis( Recording )

140 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many jazz fans and critics to be one of the genre's most definitive albums. All of the tracks have a relaxed and easygoing feel. Davis' backing band includes such legends as Cannonball Adderly and Bill Evans
Giant steps by John Coltrane( Recording )

72 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marking the first time that John Coltrane recorded nothing but his own original works, the album is filled with powerful notes, emotion, and expressive sounds. The album includes such classics as Nina; Countdown; and Syeeda's Song Flute
Blue train by John Coltrane( Recording )

78 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxophonist John Coltrane showcases his signature sound on this confident and expansive album. This edition features the complete sessions along with alternate takes
The very best of John Coltrane by John Coltrane( Recording )

7 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indspillet 1959-1960
Brilliant corners by Thelonious Monk( Recording )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milestones by Miles Davis( Recording )

64 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is immediately noticeable upon listening to this delicately and superbly remastered version of Miles Davis classic first -- and only -- album with his original sextet is how deep the blues presence is on it. Though it is true that the album's title cut is rightfully credited with introducing modalism into jazz, and defining Davis' music for years to come, it is the sole selection of its kind on the record. The rest is all blues in any flavor you wish you call your own. For starters, there's the steaming bebop blues of "Dr. Jackie"--Recorded in 1955 for a Prestige session with Jackie McLean. Davis is still in his role as a trumpet master, showing a muscularity of tone that reveals something more akin to Roy Eldridge or Louis Armstrong than Dizzy or Fats Navarro. The tempo is furious as all the members of the sextet solo except for Jones. The saxophonists trade choruses and come off sounding like mirrored images of one another in the slower, post-bop blues that is "Sid's Ahead." With a slippery melody line that quotes two harmonic lines from early New Orleans-styled blues, Davis drives the band into the rhythm section's garage. It's Cannonball first with his stuttered, angular lines, hiccuping halfway through the interval before continuing on with a squeak here and the slightest squawk there. Next up is Davis, blowing fluid and straightened lines, ribbons through the rhythm section's center as Red Garland lays out and leaves it to Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones to provide the earnest, time-keeping 4/4 that Davis sidles to in the tune. When Coltrane solos, all best are off as he plays as pure a blues as he was capable at the time. Nonetheless, there are the long lines of slurred notes, smattered against Garland's harmonies and he slips into quoting "Skip to my Lou" before knotting it back down to the basics and even then not for long. Coltrane was already exploring the edges of mode and harmony; he used an intervallic invention in the choruses to juxtapose his solo against the rhythm section and it worked -- but it must have made Davis raise an eyebrow. Chambers' solo is as tasteful and as breezy and free as only he could be. His contrapuntal soloing rides the rhythm out, Garland striding along quietly until the tune returns
Lush life by John Coltrane( )

40 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxophonist John Coltrane was among the most important, and most controversial, figures in jazz. No one, however, questions Coltrane's almost religious commitment to jazz or doubts his significance in the history of the music
Full house by Wes Montgomery( )

47 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montgomery's 1987 release has been reissed 20 years later and features two bonus cuts with all of the wonderful originals being intact. A couple of the highlights include the title track and Cariba
Art Pepper meets the Rhythm Section by Art Pepper( Recording )

41 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet by Miles Davis Quintet( Recording )

35 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With all tracks remastered by their original engineer, this in an exceptional release of a classic Miles Davis album. Features John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jon
Workin' with the Miles Davis Quintet by Miles Davis Quintet( Recording )

33 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se presentan ocho temas perfectamente complementados, conformando una unidad con sentido y cohesión, un apasionante viaje por los territorios del jazz. Workin' es uno de esos discos que apasiona a aficionados, músicos y críticos. Es materia de estudio, de deleite y de contemplación y - perdón por ser, nuevamente, absoluto - no debería faltar en la discografía de ningún aficionado al jazz
Smokin' at the Half Note by Wynton Kelly Trio( Recording )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wes Montgomery brought the art of the electric guitar to new heights in the 1950s and 1960s before his untimely death at 43. His vaulting style employed octaves much as his main influence, Charlie Christian, did in the Benny Goodman Sextet. Montgomery's crowd-pleasing facility with the fretboard was best employed in live performance when he could stretch out and really be heard. Smokin' is a thoroughly satisfying live album recorded in 1965 and 1966 at the New York nightclub, with co-leader Wynton Kelly and his trio--Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums. Montgomery and Kelly are in perfect sync here, especially on "No Blues" and "If You Could See Me Now"
Soultrane by John Coltrane( Recording )

52 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet by Chet Baker( Recording )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remastered release of the original 1959 album that featured one of the few collaborations of Chet Baker with pianist Bill Evans
Soul station by Hank Mobley( Recording )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Coltrane live in '60, '61 & '65 by John Coltrane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three separate shows reveal Coltrane's ascending creative arc from hard bop innovation as a member of the Miles Davis Quartet to consummate bandleader to unrivalled jazz visionary
Traneing in by John Coltrane( Recording )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titelliste: 1. Traneing In 2. Slow Dance 3. Bass Blues 4. You Leave Me Breathless 5. Soft Lights And Sweet Music
Secret Chambers : a comparative analysis of Paul Chambers bebop style by Paul Chambers( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Chambers, Paul L. 1935-1969

Chambers, Paul Laurence 1935-1969

Chambers, Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Mr. P. C 1935-1969

Paul Chambers Amerikaans componist (1935-1969)

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Paul Chambers contrabbassista statunitense

Paul Chambers músic estatunidenc

Paul Chambers musicien américain

Paul Chambers músico estadounidense

Paul Chambers US-amerikanischer Jazz-Bassist

Paul Chambers yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Пол Чемберс американський джазовий контрабасист

פול צ'יימברס

פול צ'יימברס מוזיקאי אמריקאי

پل چمبرز موسیقی‌دان آمریکایی

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