Charlie Christian

By Stuart Kremsky

 

            For thirty years, until Sixties rock guitar starting influencing all things musical, Charlie Christian’s supple and harmonically sophisticated sound defined the jazz guitar. His innovative and widely respected playing helped establish the electric guitar as a legitimate jazz instrument, and his solos still have the capacity to astonish. Christian’s playing, imitated and expanded upon by scores of players, has influenced everyone from Wes Montgomery to John Scofield and pretty much... Read More

City Of Origin:
Bonham, Texas, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Swing, Bop
Birthdate:
07/29/1916
Death date:
03/02/1942
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Flying Home

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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Stardust

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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Soft Winds

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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Seven Come Eleven

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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Honeysuckle Rose

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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Ac-Cd Current

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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Till Tom Special

The Ultimate Jazz Archive, Vol. 14
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