Lisle Arthur Atkinson


Our deepest condolences to Karen Atkinson and their children 
on the passing of Lisle-a true Jazz Great
and a member of the Jazzmobile Family!

Lisle was a brilliant Double Bassist and Educator 
Founder of the
Neo-Bass Ensemble
Original Member of the New York Bass Violin Choir
with Bill Lee, Director; Ron Carter, Richard Davis,
Michael Fleming, Milt Hinton, and Sam Jones

Some of the other Jazz Greats he payed with :
Kenny Burrell
Betty Carter
Dizzy Gillespie
Hank Jones 
Nina Simone
Dakota Staton
Billy Taylor
Clark Terry...

photo above credit: John Brathwaite

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