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Encyclopedia > Victor Bailey

Victor Bailey is an American electric bass player, born in Philadelphia on March 27, 1960. Fender Precision Bass Bass Guitar is a commonly spoken phrase used to refer to the electric bass and horizontal acoustic basses, a stringed instrument similar in design to the electric guitar, but larger in size, commonly fretted and sometimes fretless and with a lower range. ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ...


Bailey attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston after being disqualified from naval service due to asthma. Berklee College of Music, founded in 1945, is an independent music college in Boston, Massachusetts with many prominent faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting artists. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ...


Bailey has played and recorded with Sonny Rollins, Miriam Makeba, Lenny White, Hamiet Bluiet, Olu Dara, Don Alias, Sadao Watanabe, Michael Urbaniak, Ursula Dudziak, Roy Haynes, Tom Browne, Bobby Broom, Kenny Kirkland, Bernard Wright, Mike Stern, Donald Blackman, Dennis Chambers, Poogie Bell, Rene McClean, Kevin Eubanks, Tommy Campbell, Kenwood Dennard, Delmar Brown, Najee, Weather Report, Michael Brecker, LL Cool J, and Mary J Blige. An early Rollins picture graces the cover of Volume One Theodore Walter (Sonny) Rollins (born September 7, 1930 in New York City) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. ... Miriam Makeba (born March 4, 1932) is a South African singer. ... Weather Report was an influential jazz fusion band of the 1970s and 1980s. ... James Todd Smith III (born January 14, 1968) is an American hip hop artist better known by his stage name, LL Cool J (Ladies Love Cool James). He is best known for romantic ballads like I Need Love as well as hardcore rap like I Cant Live Without My... Mary J. Blige performs on the National Mall in Washington, DC Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter and producer. ...


Bailey has toured with Kenny Garrett, Dennis Chambers, Bennie Maupin, Poogie Bell, Jim Beard, Patrice Rushen, David Gilmore, David Fuiczynsky, Scott Peaker, Rayford Griffin and Nick Smith, Madonna, Joe Zawinul and The Zawinul Syndicate, Weather Report and Sting, among others. Kenny Garrett is a jazz saxophonist. ... Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American pop singer, dancer, songwriter, producer, actress, and author. ... Weather Report was an influential jazz fusion band of the 1970s and 1980s. ... Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), usually known by his stage name Sting, is a British musician from Newcastle upon Tyne. ...


Released recordings

  • Bottom's Up
  • Lowblow
  • That's Right

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Inner-views :   "VICTOR BAILEY" (1846 words)
VICTOR BAILEY : As I've grown in age an experience,I've come to the conclusion that being a musician is not having a record deal,making money,being famous etc.Being a musician is BEING a musician.Major labels are great if your goal is to be a star.
VICTOR BAILEY : In twenty years of working with Joe on and off,I never heard him make a mistake.The man is TOTALLY dedicated to music and even at 72 years old he's still reaching for new things all the time.
VICTOR BAILEY : Marcus is another one of those rare cats whose sound and style become a part of the vocabulary of their instrument.
Inventor of the Week: Archive (512 words)
Leonard Bailey was a tool designer in the 19th century, who, working on his own and later for Stanley Rule and Level Co. (now Stanley Tools), designed Bailey, Victor, and Defiant bench planes, or tools used to smooth the surface of wood.
Bailey started out as a cabinetmaker before becoming a toolmaker in Boston, where he produced innovative bench and block planes, scrapers, and spokeshaves during the 1850s.
Bailey is also credited with the adjustable frog - the bed on which the cutter rests - and the cap iron, a thin piece of metal with a curved edge that's fastened to the cutter to keep it stiff.
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