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Levon Ichkhanian

Although his superb After Hours session of 1997 focused mainly on fusion, Levon Ichkhanian is a flexible player who’s also knowledgeable of hard bop, classical, and Middle Eastern music. Originally from Beirut, Lebanon, Ichkhanian is certainly of Armenian descent and may be the kid of jazz pianist Edouard Ichkhanian, who …

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Mitch Watkins

Fusion guitarist with crazy streak. Also able sideman in the spirit/jazz body organ combo. A intensifying musician, leaning toward rock and roll, but inspired by many music artists. A comer.

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René Thomas

Among the finest Western european jazz guitarists to emerge through the 1950s, René Thomas appeared on many classes with Americans through the following few decades. Affected as you might anticipate by Django Reinhardt, Thomas was mainly self-taught and by the 1950s he was a significantly in-demand cool-toned guitarist, playing in …

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Nels Cline

Up to the mid-2000s, guitarist Nels Cline was probably most widely known for his function in the group Quartet Music (with sibling Alex Cline, bassist Eric Von Essen, and violinist Jeff Gauthier) and also other tasks in the jazz, rock and roll, and avant-garde idioms, as well as for his …

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Robben Ford

Robben Ford has already established a varied career. He trained himself acoustic guitar when he was 13 and regarded as his first impact to become Mike Bloomfield. At 18 he relocated to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA to create the Charles Ford Music group (called after his dad, who was simply …

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Joseph LoDuca

Detroit, Michigan local Joseph LoDuca is a film and tv composer most widely known for his active collaborations with filmmaker Sam Raimi. Early dreams to be always a rock and roll guitarist led a teenaged LoDuca to possibilities opening along with his music group for famous brands Bob Seger and …

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Wayne Krantz

Fiery fusion guitarist. Krantz is a superb multi-dimensional participant, as more likely to rock and roll like Hendrix, or play duets with Leni Stern.

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Issi Rozen

Created and raised in Israel however now surviving in the Boston suburbs, Issi Rozen can be an expressive, soulful post-bop guitarist whose affects range between Jim Hall, Pat Metheny, and Joe Move to Middle Eastern music. The airy design of electric guitar playing that Hall and Metheny (who was simply …

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John Scofield

Among the “big 3” lately 20th and early 21st hundred years jazz guitarists (alongside Pat Metheny and Expenses Frisell), John Scofield’s impact grew within the ’90s and continued in to the 21st hundred years. Possessor of an extremely unique rock-oriented sound that’s often a little bit distorted, Scofield is really …

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Al Di Meola

Guitarist Al Di Meola 1st rose to prominence like a blazing jazz fusion participant before his taking part in matured and he started to conquer additional styles, such as for example acoustic Latin music. Created on July 22, 1954, in Shirt Town, NJ, Di Meola briefly analyzed in the Berklee …

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