b. Arthur Bernstein, 4 Feb 1909, NY, USA, d. 4 January 1964, LA, California, USA. Before taking on the bass Bernstein performed cello, employed in dance rings. After abandoning a profession in regulation, he became a specialist musician and worked well in NY with several observed jazzmen of the first 30s, including Crimson Nichols and Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. Bernstein performed thoroughly with pick-up rings on recording classes, both on jazz and pop times. In middle-1939 he became a member of Benny Goodman, playing in his big music group and sextet, documenting and appearing in the music group’s second, and far much less well-known, Carnegie Hall Concert. He remaining Goodman early in 1941, choosing a career like a studio room musician in Hollywood. This fresh profession was interrupted by services during World Battle II when he continuing to try out, this time around with an Military Air Force music group. His film and tv studio room work continuing through the past due 40s and 50s and until soon before his loss of life. Bernstein was a solid and technically achieved musician, and he offered a good, swinging base towards the rings with which he worked well.