Jazz

Emily Remler

Emily Remler

Emily Remler Birth Name Emily Remler Born September 18, 1957, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States Died May 4, 1990 (aged 32), Sydney, Australia Genres Jazz Instruments Guitar Label Concord Jazz Emily Remler (September 18, 1957 – May 4, 1990) was an American jazz guitarist, active from the late 1970s until her death in 1990. …

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David Torn

David Torn

David Torn Birth Name David M. Torn Born May 26, 1953, Amityville, New York, U.S. Age 67 Genres Jazz, Jazz Fusion Instruments Guitar Lebel ECM David M. Torn (born May 26, 1953) is an American guitarist, composer, and producer. He is known for combining electronic and acoustic instruments and for the use of looping. Video …

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Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny Birth Name Patrick Bruce Metheny Born August 12, 1954, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, U.S. Age 66 Genres Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Latin Jazz, Progressive Jazz Instruments Guitar Associated Acts Gary Burton, JacoPastorius, Pat Metheny Group, Lyle Mays, Steve Rodby, Charlie Haden, Antonio Sánchez Patrick Bruce Metheny (born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist …

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Larry Coryell

Larry Coryell

Larry Coryell Birth Name Lorenz Albert Van DeLinder III Born April 2, 1943, Galveston, Texas, U.S. Died February 19, 2017 (aged 73), New York City Genres Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Free Jazz, Pop, Rock, Classical Instruments Guitar Associated Acts The Free Spirits, The Eleventh House, Gary Burton, The Guitar Trio, Philip Catherine Larry Coryell (born Lorenz …

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Joe Pass

Joe Pass

Joe Pass Birth Name Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua Born January 13, 1929, New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S. Died May 23, 1994 (aged 65), Los Angeles, California Genres Jazz Instruments Guitar Associated Acts Oscar Peterson, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Ella Fitzgerald Joe Pass, (JOSEPH ANTHONY JACOBI PASSALAQUA), U.S. guitarist (born Jan. 13, 1929, New Brunswick, N.J.—died May …

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Tiny Grimes

Tiny Grimes

Tiny Grimes Birth Name Lloyd Grimes Born July 7, 1916, Newport News, Virginia, U.S. Died March 4, 1989 (aged 72), New York City Genres Jazz Instruments Tenor Guitar Associated Acts – Lloyd “Tiny” Grimes (July 7, 1916 – March 4, 1989) was an American jazz and R&B guitarist. He was a member of the Art …

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Oscar Moore

Oscar Moore

Oscar Moore Birth Name Oscar Frederic Moore Born December 25, 1916, Austin, Texas, U.S. Died October 8, 1981 (aged 64), Clark, Nevada Genres Jazz Instruments Guitar Associated Acts Nat King Cole, Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers Oscar Frederic Moore (December 25, 1916 – October 8, 1981) was an American jazz guitarist known for his ten years …

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Charlie Byrd

Charlie Byrd

Charlie Byrd Birth Name Charlie Lee Byrd Born September 16, 1925, Suffolk, Virginia, U.S. Died December 2, 1999 (aged 74), Annapolis, Maryland, U.S. Genres Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz, Swing Instruments Guitar Associated Acts Cal Tjader, Keter Betts, Stan Getz, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Annapolis Brass Quintet Charlie Lee Byrd (September 16, 1925 – December 2, …

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Eddie Lang

Eddie Lang

Eddie Lang Birth Name Salvatore Massaro BORN October 25, 1902, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. DIED March 26, 1933 (aged 30), New York City GENRES Jazz, Swing, Chamber Jazz Instruments Guitar Associated acts Joe Venuti, Lonnie Johnson, Carl Kress, Paul Whiteman, Bing Crosby Eddie Lang (born Salvatore Massaro, October 25, 1902 – March 26, 1933) is known …

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Eddie Durham

Eddie Durham

Eddie Durham Birth Name Eddie Durham BORN August 19, 1906, San Marcos, Texas, U.S. DIED March 6, 1987 (aged 80), New York City GENRES Jazz Instruments Guitar, Trombone Associated acts Walter Page, Bennie Moten, Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie Eddie Durham (August 19, 1906 – March 6, 1987) was an American jazz guitarist who was one …

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