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Dave Bailey

Dave Bailey

born on 22/2/1926 in Portsmouth, VA, United States

Dave Bailey (musician)

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Samuel David "Dave" Bailey (born February 22, 1926) is an American jazz drummer.

Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, Bailey studied drumming in New York City at the Music Center Conservatory following his stint in the Air Force in World War II. He played with Herbie Jones from 195153, and later with Johnny Hodges, Charles Mingus, Lou Donaldson, Curtis Fuller, Billy Taylor, Art Farmer, Ben Webster, and Horace Silver. Between 1954 and 1968 he played on several sessions led by Gerry Mulligan, and in the 1960s he also played with Clark Terry, Kenny Dorham, Grant Green, Lee Konitz, Cal Tjader, Roger Kellaway, and Bob Brookmeyer. In 1969 he retired from music and became a flight instructor. From 1973 he worked in music education in New York; among other things, he was involved with The Jazzmobile.


As a Leader

  • Gettin' Into Somethin' (Epic 1960)
  • One Foot in the Gutter (Epic 1960)
  • Reaching Out (1961)
  • Bash! (1961)
  • Two Feet in the Gutter (Epic 1961)

With Lou Donaldson

  • Swing and Soul (Blue Note, 1957)
  • The Time Is Right (Blue Note, 1959)
  • Here 'Tis (Blue Note, 1961)
  • Gravy Train (Blue Note, 1961)

With Art Farmer

  • Modern Art (United Artists, 1958)

With Curtis Fuller

  • Imagination (Savoy, 1959)
  • South American Cookin' (Epic, 1961)

With Stan Getz & Laurindo Almeida

  • Stan Getz With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida (Verve, 1963)

With Grant Green

  • Green Street (Blue Note, 1961)

With Roger Kellaway

  • The Roger Kellaway Trio (Prestige, 1965)

With Gerry Mulligan

  • Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet (EmArcy, 1955)
  • Mainstream of Jazz (EmArcy, 1956)
  • Blues in Time (Verve, 1957) - with Paul Desmond
  • Reunion with Chet Baker (World Pacific, 1957) - with Chet Baker
  • What Is There to Say? (Columbia, 1959)

With Mark Murphy

  • That's How I Love the Blues! (Riverside, 1962)

With Lalo Schifrin

  • Samba Para Dos with Bob Brookmeyer (Verve, 1963)
  • Once a Thief and Other Themes (Verve, 1965)

With Billy Taylor

  • Billy Taylor with Four Flutes (Riverside, 1959)

With Clark Terry

  • One Foot in the Gutter (Epic, 1960)
  • It's What's Happenin' (Impulse!, 1967)

With Lucky Thompson

  • Lucky Thompson Plays Jerome Kern and No More (Moodsville, 1963)

With Ben Webster

  • The Soul of Ben Webster (Verve, 1958)


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