Competitive Pettiford

Chubby Jackson on Pettiford’s competitive nature:

“I did have a certain amount of fun with him, but all of a sudden there was a very obvious sense of competition between the two of us. But the period I did spend with him my left hand did improve. I always had a pretty fast feeling on the bass, but I found some areas that he showed me, so I have really nothing to say about Oscar except that he was great. He and I didn't have the same time; his was way on top like Walter Page used to be, and mine was more in the middle; if anything it was underneath and then it graduated right square into it. But Oscar always was pulling the band.”

COME SEE MY TRIBUTE TO OSCAR PETTIFORD (One week from today!):

OSCALYPSO:  Erik Friedlander, cello; Michael Blake, saxophone; Trevor Dunn, bass; Michael Sarin, drums.

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March 23, 830p
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