Five Early Greats of Jazz Guitar
Nick Morrison looks at 5 jazz pioneers of the electric guitar, beginning quite rightly with the daddy of them all Charlie Christian, followed by the inventive Les Paul, George Van Eps, George Barnes and Bucky Pizzarelli with great performances from each. I must say that T-Bone Walker may be more blues than jazz but he was right there at the beginning with Christian in Oklahoma. He’s a painful omission in this otherwise excellent survey of the early greats.
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