Benny Moten

born on 30/11/1916 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 27/3/1977 in New Orleans, LA, United States

Benny Moten

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Not to be confused with Bennie Moten.

Benny Moten (November 30, 1916 – March 27, 1977) was an American jazz bassist.

Moten had a long career as a sideman from the early 1940s, including with Hot Lips Page, Jerry Jerome, Red Allen (1942-49, 1955-65 intermittently), Eddie South, Stuff Smith, Arnett Cobb, Ella Fitzgerald, Wilbur De Paris (1956-57), Buster Bailey, Roy Eldridge, and Dakota Staton (1961-63). Though he never recorded as a leader, he continued performing nearly up until the time of his death.


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