YOUR SOURCE OF JAZZ AND MORE IN WASHINGTON DC AND THE WORLD
Walter Bishop, Jr. ( pianist ) was born on April 10, 1927 in New York City and passed away on January 24, 1998 at the age of 70 in Manhattan.
A pianist during the bebop era, he played and recorded with many jazz greats, including Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, Blue Mitchell, Curtis Fuller, Oscar Pettiford, John Coltrane and Miles Davis. In the early 1960s he also led his own trio with Jimmy Garrison and G. T. Hogan.
Walter Bishop, Jr. was a valuable…Continue