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Wayne Pedzwater (September 2, 1956 – March 17, 2005), born Wayne Pedziwiatr, was an American bassist.[1]

Wayne Pedzwater
Birth nameWayne Pedziwiatr
Born(1956-09-02)September 2, 1956
OriginNew York, United States
DiedMarch 17, 2005(2005-03-17) (aged 48)
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsBass
Years active1979–2005

Pedzwater collaborated with many notable artists, such as Buddy Rich, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, Jewel, The Honeydrippers, Simon and Garfunkel, Carly Simon, Bette Midler, Carole King, Billy Cobham, Mike Francis and Yoko Ono.[2][3][4][5]

He was also a member of Blood, Sweat & Tears.[6]

On 17 March 2005, he died from stomach cancer

Selected DiscographyEdit

  • The Dream 1973-2011 with Michael Franks (2012)
  • King of Pop with Michael Jackson (2008)
  • Blood on the Dance Floor/Invincible with Michael Jackson (2006)
  • Mile 23 with Dana Edelman (2005)
  • Greatest Dance Hits Sugar Beats (2004)
  • A Woman's Love with Vaneese Thomas (2003)
  • Different Road with Rhonda Stisi (2003)
  • Making Good Noise with Tom Chapin (2003)
  • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] with Elliot Goldenthal (2001)
  • Great Big Fun for the Very Little One with Tom Chapin
  • Car Tunes Sugar Beats (2000)
  • Live In Rome with Billy Cobham (2000)
  • Grail: The Rock Musical of the Future with Bob Christianson (2000)
  • This Pretty Planet with Tom Chapin (2000)
  • Joy: A Holiday Collection with Jewel (1999)
  • And Then Some with Dan Wilensky (1998)
  • I'm an Animal: Songs of Earth as Animals See It with Sarah Weeks (1998)
  • In My Hometown with Tom Chapin (1998)
  • Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix with Michael Jackson (1997)
  • Helium with John Forster (1997)
  • Imago with Lorenza Ponce (1997)
  • Medicine 4 My Pain with Lynden David Hall (1996)
  • Around the World & Back Again with Tom Chapin (1996)
  • HIStory - Past, Present And Future - Book I with Michael Jackson (1995)
  • By Design with Billy Cobham (1992)
  • City Streets with Carole King (1989)
  • Lifetime Guarantee with Michael Jackson (1983)

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Wayne-Pedzwater at Discogs".
  • "ALLMUSIC Wayne-Pedzwater".
  • "Wayne-Pedzwater, "It's Personal" (2007) - All songs written, produced, and arranged by Wayne Pedzwater".
  • Amazing Bass solo (BS&T) Wayne PedzWater
  • Buddy Rich with Boston Pops 1981 (Rich playing solo with bass player Wayne Pedzwater)