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Born 20th July 1928 in Uxbridge Middlesex. U.K. English double bass player. He played on the ship the Queen Mary (1949-51) before settling in New York (1951), where he taught, and performed and recorded with Lennie Tristano (1951), Lee Konitz (1954 – 57), and Buddy Rich (1957). He established a recording studio in 1957, and in 1961 started his own record company, Wave. His album “Looking Out” (1958-61, Wave 1) includes solos, duos with Joe Puma and the drummer Dick Scott, and tracks recorded with a trio and with a quartet. While living in Big Sur, California (1963-6), he became the first double bass player to give concerts and broadcasts as an unaccompanied soloist. In 1965 he played with Konitz and Warne Marsh. Thereafter he returned to England and continued to perform, teach and manage Wave. He toured with Konitz and Marsh in 1975-6. In 1984 he opened the Bass Clef in London, which became one of the city’s most popular clubs.


BIBLIOGRAPHY
· Feather.E. Feather ‘60s; Feather- Gitler ‘70s
· F.A.Kirk: “Ind Imp”, JB iii/8 (1966),7
· M.Gardner: “Peter Ind”, JM,180 (1970),8; no.181(1970), no. 182 (1970,15
· A.Mackintosh: “Peter Ind: Jazzman who’s brought the message home,” JJ (Intl Edn), no.35 (1975).40
· L.Tomkins: “Peter Ind:” Coping Alone Helps Combining with Others, CI xvii/2 (1978),14 (interview); contd as “Peter Ind Speaks his Mind”, CI xviii/7 (1980),20
· Dennis Matthews "A Unique Music Complex" Crescendo (June-July 1985)
· Bernard Legros "Peter Ind Itineraired'un Sideman gate", Jazz in Time, Revue Memsuelle, No 27 (Oct 1991)
· Ron Simpson "The Independent View - Peter Ind", The Jazz Rag, No 20 (1992)
· Ena Kendall "Room of my Own - Peter Ind" Observer 16th Aug (1992)
· Gordon Jack "Peter Ind" jazz journal June (1996)
· Mike Pearson "The Ind Coup" oz, Soho Jazz Festival Issue, (Sept 1998)
· Al Merritt "UK Jazz Scene - Peter Ind at Seventy" jazz Now, (Nov 1998)
· "Waving not Drowning" The Jazz Rag (Jan/Feb 1999)
· John Goldsby "Peter Ind - Bass Metaphysics", Bass Player, Oct 2000
· Alyn Shipton article “Peter Ind at 80”, Jazzwise July 2008