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Eddie Lang

The very first jazz acoustic guitar virtuoso, Eddie Lang was all around the past due ’20s; most of his fellow music artists understood that he was the very best. A boyhood friend of Joe Venuti, Lang required violin lessons for 11 years but turned to acoustic guitar before he flipped …

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Blind Willie Dunn

Important jazz guitar pioneer Eddie Lang (blessed Salvatore Massaro) designed the alias Blind Willie Dunn for some recordings that he built as an associate from the Gin Bottle 4 in 1928 and 1929. An all-star group that also included blues guitarist Lonnie Johnson, cornet participant Ruler Oliver, and, sometimes, Hoagy …

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