Mario Pavone The Tampa Quartet – Isabella (Clean Feed)

Bassist Mario Pavone, who died in May at age 80 after a 17-year battle with carcinoid cancer, made his bones in New York’s avant-garde loft scene during the late ’60s and early ’70s. Just to be heard behind caterwauling horn players required him to play his unamplified double bass with as much muscle and aggression

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