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Glen Moore is a jazz bassist who occasionally performs on piano, flute and violin. His formal bass instruction started after college with Jerome Magil in Portland, James Harnett in Seattle, Gary Karr in New York, Plough Christenson in Copenhagen, Ludwig Streicher in Vienna and Francois Rabbath in Hawaii. For the past 30 years, Glen has played a Klotz bass fiddle crafted in the Tyrol circa 1715 on which he has made extensive use of a unique tuning with both a low and high C string. Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... A bassist is a musician who plays a double bass or electric bass (also referred to as bass guitar). ... A grand piano A piano is a keyboard instrument, which is widely used in western music for solo performance, chamber music, and accompaniment, and also as a convenient aid to composing and rehearsal. ... The flute is a musical instrument of the woodwind family. ... The violin is a bowed stringed musical instrument that has four strings tuned a perfect fifth apart, the lowest being the G just below middle C. It is the smallest and highest-tuned member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola and cello. ... Gary Karr (born November 20, 1941) is a famous classical double bass soloist and teacher. ... Ludwig Streicher (June 20, 1926 - March 13, 2003), was a contrabassist from Wien, Austria. ... Klotz Family of Violin Makers From the mid-1600s to the present, members of the Klotz (or Kloz) family have made violins in Mittenwald, Germany. ... The Tyrol is a historical region in Western Central Europe, which includes the Austrian state of Tyrol (consisting of North Tyrol and East Tyrol) and the Italian regions known as the South Tyrol and Trentino. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ...

Major Collaborations

Oregon is an American jazz and world music group, with core members Ralph Towner (guitar, piano, synthesizer, trumpet), Paul McCandless (woodwind instruments), and Glen Moore (double bass, violin, piano). ... Rabih Abou-Khalil is a Lebanese oud player and composer. ...

Recordings outside of Oregon

  • This is It (1967) — with Nick Brignola
  • This is Jeremy Steig (1969) — with Jeremy Steig, Warren Bernhardt, Donald MacDonald
  • Bass Is (1970) — with Dave Holland, Jamie Faunt, Peter Warren
  • Revenge: Bley - Peacock Synthesizer Show (1970) — with Annette Peacock, Paul Bley
  • Bird on Wire (1971) — with Tim Hardin
  • Trios/Solos (1972) — co-leader with Ralph Towner
  • I'm the One (1972) — Annette Peacock
  • 24th May 1976 (1976) — duet with Larry Karush
  • Introducing Glen Moore (1978) — with David Darling, Zbigniew Sieffert, Jan Hammer
  • No Age (1987) - Minimal Kidds
  • Impending Bloom (1990) — with Nancy King, Rob Thomas, Jerry Hahn, Lawrence Williams
  • Cliff Dance (1991) — with Nancy King
  • Mokave Vol. 1 (1991) — with Larry Karush and Glen Velez
  • Mokave Vol. 2 (1991) — with Larry Karush and Glen Velez.
  • Alligator Dancing (1992) — with Nancy King
  • Al-Jadidah (1992) — with Rabih Abou-Khalil
  • Afrique (1993) — with Larry Karush and Glen Velez
  • Between Dusk and Dawn (1994) — with Rabih Abou-Kahlil
  • Bukrah (1994) — with Rabih Abou-Kahlil
  • Tarab (1994) — with Rabih Abou-Kahlil
  • Roots and Sprouts (1994) — with Rabih Abou-Kahlil
  • Returning (1995) — duet with David Friesen
  • Forces of Flight (1995) — with Jerry Granelli
  • Dragonetti's Dream (1996) — unaccompanied bass
  • King on the Road (1999) — with Nancy King, Rob Scheps
  • Nude Bass Ascending (1999) — with Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Rabih Abou-Khalil, Arto Tuncboyaciyan
  • Birdfingers (2002) — with Larry Coryell

For a list of major Oregon recordings, please consult the group's entry. Dave Holland (born October 1, 1946) is a jazz bassist and composer. ... Paul Bley is a free jazz pianist born in Montreal in 1932 and long resident in the USA. His music characteristically features strong senses both of melodic voicing and space. ... Tim Hardin (December 23, 1941 – December 29, 1980) was a United States folk musician and composer who was a part of the 1960s Greenwich Village folk scene and performer at the Woodstock Festival. ... Ralph Towner is an American acoustic guitarist. ... Jan Hammer (born 17 April 1948, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a composer and musician. ... Glen Velez is an American percussionist, vocalist, and composer, specializing in frame drums from around the world. ... Rabih Abou-Khalil is a Lebanese oud player and composer. ... Carla Bley, née Borg, (born May 11, 1938 in Oakland, California) is an American jazz composer, pianist and band leader. ... Steve Swallow (b. ... Born in a small town near Istanbul, Turkey, in 1957, multi-instrumentalist avant-garde folk artist Arto Tunçboyacıyan appeared on more than 200 records in Europe before arriving in the United States, where he went to work with numerous jazz legends including Chet Baker, Al DiMeola, and Joe... Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943-) is an American jazz guitarist. ... Oregon is an American jazz and world music group, with core members Ralph Towner (guitar, piano, synthesizer, trumpet), Paul McCandless (woodwind instruments), and Glen Moore (double bass, violin, piano). ...

External links

  • Bio from Oregon's Webpage

  Results from FactBites:
Angels & Demons (2528 words)
Moore, transferred to homicide almost six months after the murders, was troubled by the lack of progress in the case.
That June, Moore put together his team, using several detectives who were new to the case as well as an investigator from the state attorney's office and a former St. Petersburg police detective who was now a special agent for the FBI, assigned to the bureau's Tampa office.
Moore and others who took part in the review all agree that Kappel and Pflieger grew frustrated during the questioning, that they felt as though they were being subjected to a marathon grilling.
Mountain Writers Series ::: Glen Moore (396 words)
Glen Moore is a jazz bassist with early classical training in piano until age 13.
Moore co-founded the group OREGON in 1970 with Ralph Towner, Paul McCandless and Collin Walcott.
Glen is the father of three sons and is living and teaching in Portland, Oregon.
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