Grant Green

By Nick Castro

 

Grant Green was one of the premiere jazz guitarists of his time. He was born in 1935 in St. Louis, MO, though some accounts give the date of 1931. His family were not professional musicians but his father did buy him a used guitar and amplifier when he was a young child and Green took to it rather quickly. Green's father and uncle were both amateur blues guitarists and they taught the young Green what they knew. He took this knowledge and made it his foundation of playing. This led to Green's unique style of picking, which utilized an abundance of single notes,... Read More

City Of Origin:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Soul Jazz
Birthdate:
06/06/1935
Death date:
01/31/1979
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Am I Blue

Am I Blue / Idle Moments
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Take These Chains From My Heart

Am I Blue / Idle Moments
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I Wanna Be Loved

Am I Blue / Idle Moments
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Sweet Slumber

Am I Blue / Idle Moments
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For All We Know

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Idle Moments

Am I Blue / Idle Moments
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Jean De Fleur

Am I Blue / Idle Moments
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