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Session Bassist — The Groovemaster: Jerry Jemmott

Gene Santoro, Guitar Player, May 1984

WHILE HIS name may not ring any bells, you've heard his bass before, setting the groove for Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Wilson Pickett, Roberta Flack, King Curtis, and Jerry Jeff Walker, among others. 'The Thrill Is Gone'? 'Killing Me Softly'? 'Mr. Bojangles'? They all move to the Groovemaster's beat.

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