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Joe Fonda

Joe Fonda
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Joe Fonda (born December 16, 1954 in Amsterdam, New York) is an American jazz bassist. After initially playing guitar, he switched to bass, eventually attending Berklee College of Music. He has worked with many other artists, mostly in the realm of free jazz.
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http://joefonda.com
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Releases on file (6)
The OGJB Quartet — Bamako The OGJB Quartet — Bamako
(TUM Records 050, 2019, CD)
Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda — Mizu Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda — Mizu
(Long Song LSRCD 145, 2018, CD)
Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda / Gianni Mimmo — Triad Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda / Gianni Mimmo — Triad
(Long Song LSRCD142, 2018, CD)
Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda — Duet Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda — Duet
(Long Song SRDC 140/2016, 2016, CD)
Joe Fonda / Xu Fengxia — Distance Joe Fonda / Xu Fengxia — Distance
(Leo Lab 069, 2000, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Procession of the Great Ancestry Wadada Leo Smith — Procession of the Great Ancestry
(Nessa ncd-26, 1989/2009, CD)

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