American jazz guitarist and singer, widely held to be a critical force in the bridging of rhythm and blues and rock and roll.His broad session work included playing on numerous hit records on the Atlantic, Savoy, and King labels.
Writer of "The Complete Course in Jazz Guitar" self-tuition series, his books are a mainstay for introducing students of guitar to the world of jazz and have remained in print for over 50 years.
Born : October 15, 1925 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, died 27 November 2012 in Toulouse, France.
- 22 Vocals
- 166 Instruments & Performance
- 293 Writing & Arrangement
- 4 Featuring & Presenting
- 32 Conducting & Leading
- 7 Production
- 1 Technical