Gary Peacock has played bass with nearly everyone who is or was anyone in jazz — including Bill Evans, Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett, to name just a few. He’s covered a lot of territory, both musically and geographically. Peacock’s journey has taken him from Idaho to Los Angeles, Japan, New York City and now upstate New York, where the 80-year-old master of the bass lives.

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While you can read the article, it is even better to hear Gary speak and play.