Wilber Morris

born on 27/11/1937 in Los Angeles, CA, United States

died on 27/8/2002 in New York City, NY, United States

Wilber Morris

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Wilber Morris (November 27, 1937 - August 8, 2002) was an American jazz double bass player and bandleader. He was the brother of the cornetist, composer, and conductor Butch Morris.[1]

Wilber Morris recorded widely, and performed with such musicians as Pharoah Sanders, Sonny Simmons, Alan Silva, Joe McPhee, Horace Tapscott, Butch Morris, Arthur Blythe, Charles Gayle, William Parker, and Billy Bang, Charles Tyler, Dennis Charles, Roy Campbell, Avram Fefer, Alfred 23 Harth, Borah Bergman and Rashied Ali.


As leader

  • 1981: Collective Improvisations (Bleu Regard)
  • 1983: Wilber Force (DIW Records)
  • 2001: Drum String Thing (CIMP)

As sideman

With Billy Bang

  • Rainbow Gladiator (Soul Note, 1981)

With Thomas Borgmann

  • BMN Trio - Nasty & Sweet (Nobusiness, 2013)
  • BMC Trio Organic (Lotus Sound, 1998)
  • Stalker Songs (CIMP, 1997)
  • The Last Concert: Dankeschön (Silkheart, 1998)
  • Boom Swing - BMC Trio (Konnex , 1998)
  • BMN Trio - You See What We're Sayin' (CIMP, 1998)

With Avram Fefer and Bobby Few

  • Few and Far Between (Boxholder, 2001)

With Avram Fefer and Steve Swell

  • Lucille's Gemini Dream (CIMP, 2002)

With Charles Gayle

  • Daily Bread (Black Saint, 1995)

With Frank Lowe

  • Exotic Heartbreak (Soul Note, 1981)

With David Murray

  • Body and Soul
  • Remembrances
  • Picasso
  • New Life
  • Lucky Four
  • Murray's Steps
  • Ballads for Bass Clarinet


  1. [Wilber Morris at All Music Guide Allmusic]

External links

  • Wilber Morris obituary
  • Wilber Morris page
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