The Walter Bishop, Jr. Trio


The Walter Bishop, Jr. Trio, 1965

  • Release Date: 12 Sep 1997
  • OJCCD-1896-2

Of all the prominent bebop pianists, none fell further out of the limelight than did Walter Bishop, Jr. after his time of major exposure with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and other stars in the early 1950s. Nonetheless, Bishop persisted, and by the end of the decade was appearing occasionally in New York. He went on to work for a time with Curtis Fuller, formed his own trio, joined Terry Gibbs for a tour, and by the mid-Sixties had reestablished his career. In 1965 Prestige recorded him in hi… MORE