Jazz Guitarists – Barney Kessel

One of my favorite genres – in fact my most favorite jazz genre is bop. Barney Kessel was a bop guitarist who’s career spanned from 1944 to 1992. I love listening to his recordings. Great guitarist. Among those he played with were: Lester Young Charlie Christian Benny Goodman Frank Sinatra Judy… More

Four pre-1950 Jazz Guitarists you should know

It’s time for a history lesson. Today’s subject: Early Jazz Guitarists. Our source material comes from YouTube where you can find filmed examples of most of the great guitarists starting in the second half of the Twentieth Century. There is a problem finding examples of earlier jazz guitarists who were filmed playing… More