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Masters of Jazz Guitar

The Story of the Players and Their Music Softcover with CD

By Charles Alexander

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The Story of the Players and Their Music Softcover with CD. Book. Guitar Reference, Jazz Reference. Softcover with CD. 192 pages. Backbeat Books #0879307285. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.330985).

Item Number: HL.330985

ISBN 0879307285. 9.75x12.5 inches.

The jazz guitar and its master players have had vast influence in a genre of uniquely provocative 20th century music. Written by some of the world's foremost jazz authorities and illustrated with more than 200 gorgeous photographs, this book spotlights remarkable musicians whose artistry has made the guitar fundamental to jazz. From 1930s electric pioneer Charlie Christian, to 1960s fusion visionary Larry Coryell and beyond, Masters of Jazz Guitar celebrates the achievements of players who changed the sound of jazz. Features deluxe paper stock, full-color throughout the book, and a bonus CD with 14 classic tracks by Howard Alden, Tal Farlow, Danny Barker, Al Casey, George Barnes, Herb Ellis, Bucky Pizzarelli, Phil Upchurch and Jack Wilkins.

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