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Pat Senatore (born August 19, 1935) is a jazz bassist born in Newark, New Jersey.

Pat Senatore
Born (1935-08-19) August 19, 1935 (age 84)
Newark, New Jersey, US
Associated actsStan Kenton, Herb Alpert, Cedar Walton



He attended the Juilliard School of Music in New York for two years but left because it did not offer jazz at that time. He then toured the country with the Stan Kenton Orchestra and recorded Adventures in Blues, and Adventures in Jazz at Capitol Records. He was the bassist for Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass from 1964–1968. Senatore produced CD's for Hi-Brite and Moo Records including: two volumes of the VIP Trio with Cedar Walton, Billy Higgins and himself; Pasquale, with himself, Billy Childs, Billy Higgins, Paul Hanson (bassoon), Pedro Eustache (flute), Mike Barone (trombone), featuring several of his original compositions.[1]

Currently, Pat Senatore is the Artistic Director for Herb Alpert's Vibrato Grill Jazz in Bel Air, CA, where he performs regularly.

Selected discographyEdit

As a leaderEdit

  • Pasquale (Moo, 1997)
  • Ascensione (Fresh Sounds, 2008)

As sidemanEdit


  1. ^ "Pat Senatore". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 28, 2015.

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