A chronological listing of unaccompanied double bass albums

Jazz bassist and composer Marty Isenberg compiled this list of unaccompanied double bass albums from the 1960s to the present day.

With Marty Isenberg · New York, NY

In preparation for a lecture recital about Larry Grenadier’s solo record The Gleaners and the lineage of unaccompanied double bass albums, jazz bassist and composer Marty Isenberg put together this awesome list of unaccompanied double bass albums.

Several DBHQ community members continue to add titles to this wonderful resource. If you have unnaccompanied double bass albums that do no appear, please let us know.

A big thanks to Marty for his work on this, and be sure to check out his latest album The Way I Feel Inside: Inspired by the films of Wes Anderson.

Also, a huge thanks to Björn Klaus for putting together this Spotify playlist with most of the artists listed below. You can find Björn’s debut album The Complete First Season on YouTube.

Unaccompanied double bass albums listed by decade

1960s/70s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

2020s

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