Howard Rumsey

Howard Rumsey (born November 7, 1917) is an American jazz double-bassist in the 'West Coast school' of the cool jazz idiom, who performed with the jazz group The Lighthouse All-Stars with which he made many recordings. Regular participants in the Lighthouse band were Bud Shank, Bob Cooper and to a lesser extent, Sonny Clark. He was born in Brawley, California. He also did work early on with Stan Kenton and was particularly active in the 1950s with musicians such as Bud Shank, Jimmy Giuffre, Shorty Rogers...
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