Jazz double-bassist that has recorded a lot more than 2,500 moments and was inducted in to the Straight down Defeat Jazz Hall of Popularity. He went to the Eastman College of Music as well as the Manhattan College of Music, heading on to use Jaki Byard and Chico Hamilton. He became a known name through his use the Mls Davis Quintet in the 1960s. He was, at one stage, wedded to a model. He made an appearance in Kansas Town, a 1996 film by Robert Altman.