Glen Moore

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Glen Moore at a concert with Oregon, Treibhaus Innsbruck 2010

Glen Moore (born October 28, 1941 in Portland , Oregon ) is an American jazz musician ( double bass , piano ).

Live and act

After taking classical piano lessons, Moore played the double bass in the school orchestra and taught himself the basics of jazz and free improvisation. He made his first public appearances with the Young Oregonians in Portland, where he played with saxophonist Jim Pepper . He studied history and literature (BA) and cello at the University of Oregon . Ludwig Streicher (Vienna) and François Rabbath (Hawaii) deserve special mention among his bass teachers .

Moore is a founding member of the Oregon group , with which he has performed for over 30 years; He was also regularly on tour with the pianist Larry Karush , the singer Nancy King and - especially in the 1990s - with Rabih Abou-Khalil and recorded with them. He has also worked with Annette Peacock , Paul Bley , Bill Evans , Zoot Sims , Bennie Wallace , Charlie Mariano , Michael Brecker , Jeremy Steig , Zbigniew Seifert , Gary Burton and Barry Altschul as well as bassists such as Detmar Kurig , Anthony Cox , Charlie Haden , Gary Peacock , Dave Holland , Steve Swallow , David Friesen and Barre Phillips together. In the spring of 2015, he separated from Oregon in order to have more time for his own music and his family.

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