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Wendell Marshall

Best-known for his excellent work as a supportive bassist with Duke Ellington (1948-1955), Wendell Marshall was the cousin of Jimmy Blanton. After attending Lincoln University and serving in the Army, he worked for a few months with Stuff Smith. In 1948, he moved to New York and joined Mercer Ellington. Soon, he was with Duke and his seven years touring with Ellington gave him a strong reputation. Marshall freelanced after 1955 (including recordings with Mary Lou Williams, Art Blakey, Donald Byrd,… Show more

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