Eddie Safranski

born on 25/12/1918 in Pittsburgh, PA, United States

died on 10/1/1974 in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Eddie Safranski

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Edward 'Eddie' Safranski (December 25, 1918 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania January 10, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) was an American jazz double bassist best known for his work with Stan Kenton. He had also worked with Charlie Barnet and Benny Goodman[1] From 1946 to 1953 he won the Down Beat Readers' Poll for bassist.[2]


With Dizzy Gillespie

  • The Complete RCA Victor Recordings (Bluebird, 1937-1949, [1995])

With Stan Kenton

  • City of Glass (Capitol, 1947-53)

With Sarah Vaughan

  • Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi (Columbia, 1949-50)

With Joe Bushkin

  • After Hours with Joe Bushkin (Columbia, 1951)

With Johnnie Ray

  • Johnnie Ray (album) (Columbia, 1952)

With Johnny Smith

  • Moonlight in Vermont (Roost, 1952)

With Don Elliott and Rusty Dedrick

  • Counterpoint for Six Valves (Riverside, 1955-56)

With Tony Bennett

  • The Beat of My Heart (Columbia, 1957)


  1. [Eddie Safranski at All Music Guide All Music]
  2. Down Beat

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