Walter Bishop, Jr.

American jazz pianist and composer. Born : October 04, 1927 in New York City, New York. Died : January 24, 1998 in New York City, New York.He was the son of composer Walter Bishop, Sr.. In high school his friends included Kenny Drew, Sonny Rollins, and Art Taylor. He began his musical career after World War II, and played and recorded with Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, Oscar Pettiford, Kai Winding, ...more

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