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“Ready” Freddie Washington

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It really is a pity that a lot of from the extensive, innovative research study specialized in establishing the preeminence of the studio room bassist, perhaps nicknamed “Set Freddie” because he provides impression of experiencing never still left the recording studio room in 40 years, finished up inside a tangle of legal wrangling involving payment for work-related accidental injuries. A shortcut have been wanted for determining in only what year because the early ’70s experienced Freddie Washington aka Fred Washington aka Freddy Washington been probably the most occupied, so stunning was the gathered set of credits that, although mainly bass-oriented, in addition, it included guitar, creation, digital keyboards, and songwriting. A team of volunteers was structured, and each team member was designated the gathered recordings throughout a provided year that highlighted the musical assistance of Washington. The easy yet deep teachings of master Pinky Das Gupta would after that be utilized to be able to rank every year of Washington’s studio room activities based on the “thickness” of confirmed record pile. Nearly immediately there is an insurmountable handicap for the reason that at least fifty percent the volunteers had been injured wanting to move their hemorrhoids to some central area where measurements had been to be dependant on a -panel of “squeezers,” each authenticated by Das Gupta himself. Furthermore, a degree of rebellion happened one of the uninjured in a position to actually carry the pounds. An average example will be among the volunteers throwing away time on message or calls to close friends in which remarks would be designed to the result of “Right here I researched musicology for five years and today I am position around squeezing Patrice Rushen information.” Any feasible merit of the studies was additional erased by way of a report in the materials utilized to fabricate record covers during specific decades, proving certainly that through the fusion and disco eras, wider and glossier share was used being a matter needless to say, with different interpretations regarding the record businesses’ known reasons for such actions. “A lot of this music was connected with producing out or ‘gliding’,” provided a scholar whose specialization also contains exploitation films, a few of which coincidentally or not really feature Washington playing bass in the soundtrack. “It really is clear these record covers had been manufactured in purchase to dual as cushions of the sort during periods of lovemaking.” Squeezing stated materials would not be exactly like squeezing an ordinary old record cover, obviously. Intimate music is considered to be among the important elements in the type of sessions that artist is becoming involved in in addition to his songwriting collaborations, even though among the best-known tunes he added to was the name theme from Males in Dark and worried alien invasion. Additional titles within the Washington catalog are the sensory “Feels Therefore True” (Can’t RELEASE),” the unforgettable “Neglect Me Not really,” as well as the inquisitive “Haven’t You Noticed,” all area of the aforementioned Rushen’s strike bag in addition to having been protected frequently by additional tempo and blues and jazz-lite performers. Through the ’90s, Washington and Rushen had been part of a favorite rhythm section referred to as the Getting together with, and recently the bassist offers toured with Steely Dan. Washington in addition has co-written gospel tunes, performing on classes by groups with this genre like the Winans.

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Full Name Freddie Washington
Profession Bassist, Songwriter
Nationality American
Music Groups The Crusaders, The Dukes of September
Music Songs Keep That Same Old Feeling, Put It Where You Want It, Street Life, Stomp and Buck Dance, Soul Shadows, Way Back Home, Spiral, So Far Away, I Felt the Love, Sweet 'n' Sour, My Mama Told Me So, Sunshine in Your Eyes, A Message From the Inner City, A Ballad for Joe, My Lady, Rhapsody and Blues, Free as the Wind, The Well's Gone Dry, Whispering Pines, Eleanor Rigby, And Then There Was the Blues, Last Call, Carnival of the Night, Soul Caravan, It Happens Everyday, Viva De Funk, Good Times, Greasy Spoon, M.J.S. Funk, Cosmic Reign, Hard Times, You Pay for Love
Albums Street Life, Chain Reaction, Those Southern Knights, Freedom Sound, Royal Jam, Crusaders 1, Southern Comfort, Old Socks New Shoes - New Socks Old Shoes, The 2nd Crusade, The Best of the Crusaders, The Jazz Crusaders at the Lighthouse, Chile Con Soul, The Crusaders' Finest Hour, The Best of the Jazz Crusaders, Groove Crusade


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#Fact
1 Tamlyn's father, the late Shiro Tomita, was interned at Manzanar during World War II as a child, and became a Sergeant with the Los Angeles Police Department who helped to form the nation's first Asian task force in 1977.
2 Is of Filipino and Okinawan descent.
3 1984 Nisei Week Queen in Los Angeles
4 She graduated from Granada Hills High School in Los Angeles and had been majoring in history at UCLA before leaving for show business.
5 Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. [1991]


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
First World Problems 2017 TV Movie post-production
The Ningyo 2017 Short post-production Kiyohime Bikuni
The Living Worst 2017 post-production Cheetah
The Oak Tree and Onigiri 2016 Short completed Misako
Real Artists 2017 Short Anne Palladon
Teen Wolf 2014-2017 TV Series Noshiko Yukimura
Berlin Station 2016 TV Series Sandra Abe
Seppuku 2016 Short Linda
The Unbidden 2016 Lauren Lee
The Good Neighbor 2016 Heather Cromwell
Chasing Life 2015 TV Series Dr. Mae Lin
Daddy 2015/I Sharlene Hong
Zoo 2015 TV Series Minako Oz
How to Get Away with Murder 2014-2015 TV Series Judge Carol Morrow
NCIS: Los Angeles 2014 TV Series Homeland Security Agent Shana Rollins
Resurrection 2014 TV Series Dr. Toni Willis
Operation Marriage 2014 Short Lee
Teacher of the Year 2014 Vivian Lew
Awesome Asian Bad Guys 2014 Tamlyn / Pamlyn (2013)
True Blood 2013 TV Series Ms. Suzuki
Bones 2013 TV Series Dr. Alice Crawford
Hollywood Heights 2012 TV Series Sarah Medeiros
Touch 2012 TV Series Kazuko Osugi
Glee 2011-2012 TV Series Julia Chang
White Room: 02B3 2012 Short Five
Days of Our Lives 2012 TV Series Dr. Ellen Yu
Make It or Break It 2012 TV Series Dr. Lin
The Protector 2011 TV Series Katrina
Law & Order: LA 2010-2011 TV Series Miwako Nishizawa
The Chicago Code 2011 TV Series Prosecutor
The Charles Kim Show 2011 Short Tamlyn Tomita
A Super Duper Exotic Erotic Fetish Sexy Must See Story... A Tragedy of Oriental Proportions! 2010 Short Helen
Starlight Inn 2010 Short Grace Kim
Nómadas 2010/II
Memphis Beat 2010 TV Series Noreen Drake
The Mikado Project 2010 Viola
Tekken 2010 Jun Kazama
Heroes 2007-2010 TV Series Ishi Nakamura
Private Practice 2009 TV Series Katie's Lawyer
Eureka 2006-2009 TV Series Kim Anderson Kim Yamazaki
General Hospital 2008-2009 TV Series Giselle
CSI: Miami 2009 TV Series Dr. Sarah Fordham
Criminal Minds 2009 TV Series Dr. Linda Kimura
The Mentalist 2009 TV Series Lauri Medina
Why Am I Doing This? 2009 Donna
Monk 2009 TV Series Eileen Hill
Stargate: Atlantis 2006-2008 TV Series Chinese Ambassador Shen Xiaoyi Shen Xiaoyi
Finding Madison 2008 Beth
Twenty Good Years 2008 TV Series
Saving Grace 2008 TV Series Tori Chen
The Eye 2008 Mrs. Cheung
Two Sisters 2008 TV Movie Shakti
Women's Murder Club 2007 TV Series Sachiko Johannes
Pandemic 2007 TV Movie Melissa Lo
Peace 2006 Short Sandy Sakai
Stargate SG-1 2006 TV Series Shen Xiaoyi
Only the Brave 2006 Mary Takata
Commander in Chief 2006 TV Series Randy
True Love & Mimosa Tea 2005 Short Rebecca Nakasone
Gaijin - Ama-me Como Sou 2005 Maria Yamashita Salinas
North Shore 2004-2005 TV Series Xao
Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don't 2005 TV Movie Helen Morriston
Strong Medicine 2004 TV Series Dr. Nash
The Day After Tomorrow 2004 Janet Tokada
The Perfect Party 2004 Mom
Threat Matrix 2003 TV Series Special Agent Nicole Hill
Day of Independence 2003 Short Choir Member (uncredited)
24 2002-2003 TV Series Jenny Dodge
The Agency 2003 TV Series Elizabeth - Female Kidnapper
JAG 2002-2003 TV Series Lt. Cmdr. Tracy Manetti
Robot Stories 2003 Marcia
007: Nightfire 2002 Video Game Makiko Hayashi (voice)
For the People 2002 TV Series Dr. Chaney
The Shield 2002 TV Series Wanda Higoshi
Crossing Jordan 2001 TV Series Dr. Grace Yakura
Providence 2001 TV Series Mary Cassidy
Walking Shadow 2001 TV Movie Rikki Wu
FreakyLinks 2001 TV Series Emma Reed
Destiny 2001 TV Movie
The Michael Richards Show 2000 TV Series Ming
Nash Bridges 2000 TV Series Amy Chin
Betty Anderson 2000 Short Detective Miyamoto
Runaway Virus 2000 TV Movie Monique Chao
Will & Grace 1999 TV Series Naomi
Seven Days 1999 TV Series Michelle
The Last Man on Planet Earth 1999 TV Movie Agent Kara Hastings
Life Tastes Good 1999 Julie Sado
Chicago Hope 1996-1998 TV Series Jennifer Watanabe / Tina - Sutton's Ex #3
Living Out Loud 1998 Bob's Wife
Soundman 1998 Butch's Wife
Hundred Percent 1998 Thaise
Raven: Return of the Black Dragons 1997 TV Movie Kim Tanaka
The Sentinel 1997 TV Series Suzanne Tomaki
Touch 1997 Prosecutor
The Killing Jar 1997 Diane Sanford
The Burning Zone 1996-1997 TV Series Dr. Kimberly Shiroma
Sisters 1995 TV Series Kiri Adams
Requiem 1995 Short Fong
Four Rooms 1995 Wife (segment "The Misbehavers")
Vanishing Son 1995 TV Series Lan Chi
Notes on a Scale 1994
Murder, She Wrote 1994 TV Series Det. Sharon Matsumoto
Vanishing Son IV 1994 TV Movie Lanchi
Living Single 1994 TV Series Mary
Highlander 1994 TV Series Midori Koto
One West Waikiki 1994 TV Series Taylor Chun
Vanishing Son II 1994 TV Movie Lanchi
Picture Bride 1994 Kana
Time Trax 1994 TV Series Toshi
The Joy Luck Club 1993 Waverly - The Daughter
Babylon 5: The Gathering 1993 TV Movie Lt. Cmdr. Laurel Takashima
Raven 1992 TV Series Kim Tanaka
Quantum Leap 1992 TV Series Tamlyn Matsuda
Come See the Paradise 1990 Lily Yuriko Kawamura / McGann
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes 1990 TV Movie Sally
Vietnam, Texas 1990 Lan
The Karate Kid 1989 TV Series Additional Characters
Santa Barbara 1987-1988 TV Series Ming Li / Lily Murakami
To Heal a Nation 1988 TV Movie Maya Ying Lin
Hiroshima Maiden 1988 TV Movie Miyeko
Tour of Duty 1987 TV Series VC Peasant Woman
Hawaiian Dream 1987 Karren Saito
The Karate Kid Part II 1986 Kumiko

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mighty Warriors of Comedy 2006 TV Movie documentary special thanks
The Water Ghost 1998 Short very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs 2017 Documentary Herself
The Real Miyagi 2015 Documentary Herself
MIS Human Secret Weapon 2012 Documentary
Short Notice 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Cove: My Friend is... 2010 Short Herself
2008 Asian Excellence Awards 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself - Presenter
Independent Lens 2006 TV Series documentary Vivian
Wendy... Uh... What's Her Name 2006 Documentary short Herself - Narrator
2006 Asian Excellence Awards 2006 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Four Fingers of the Dragon 2003 Short Herself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview 1996 TV Special documentary Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
24 2006 TV Series Jenny Dodge
JAG 2003 TV Series Lt. Cmdr. Tracy Manetti

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Asian Media Award Asian American International Film Festival

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actress Guest Starring in a Syndicated Family Comedy, Drama or Special


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