Paul Bley



Paul Bley

Rating
Active
1950 to 2010
Born
November 10, 1932 in Montreal
Died
January 3, 2016
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres
Rock
Biography
Paul Bley is a free jazz pianist born in Montreal, Canada in 1932 and long resident in the USA. His music characteristically features strong senses both of melodic voicing and space. As well as being a distinctive and innovative musician himself, he has worked with a number of important musicians at key points. In 1957, he played with Don Cherry and Ornette Coleman in California. In the early 1960s he was part of The Jimmy Giuffre 3, a drummerless clarinet, piano and bass trio with bassist Steve Swallow. The quiet understatement of this music makes it possible to overlook its degree of innovation.

Top Songs by Paul Bley


These Foolish Things

by & Sonny Greenwich

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


12(+6) In a Row

12(+6) In a Row

Paul Bley November 30, 2017

18 Tracks

Emphasis & Flight, 1961 (Live)

Emphasis & Flight, 1961 (Live)

Paul Bley November 20, 2017

18 Tracks

Lyrics

Lyrics

Paul Bley October 13, 2015

11 Tracks

Because of Love

Because of Love

Paul Bley January 5, 2015

8 Tracks

Awesome Moments of Music.

Awesome Moments of Music.

Paul Bley January 4, 2015

7 Tracks

Paul Bley

Paul Bley

Paul Bley January 1, 2015

12 Tracks

All Legacy Masters

All Legacy Masters

Paul Bley September 23, 2014

6 Tracks

A Playful Way

A Playful Way

Paul Bley September 12, 2014

8 Tracks

Leisure Time

Leisure Time

Paul Bley September 12, 2014

7 Tracks

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