Jazz History Quiz #74

July 1st, 2015

 

Besides being one of the first to be influenced by Charlie Christian, in 1944 this electric guitarist employed Charlie Parker on his first recording date and eventually led an R&B-oriented group “The Rockin’ Highlanders” that featured the saxophonist Red Prysock. Who is he?

Herb Ellis

Tiny Grimes

Grant Green

Wes Montgomery

Eddie Lang

Freddie Green

Mundell Lowe

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  1. We are so lucky to have been in an age where we can have theses films. Mr. Tatum with that casual focus. Masterful! And the inert-play between Mr. Grimes and Mr. Tatum is filled with years of knowledge, while at the same time the spontaneity of discovery. And then the looks of impatience with the cameraman as they put down great take after great take wondering if the guy will ever get it on film. Thanks!

  2. We are so lucky to have been in an age where we can have theses films. Mr. Tatum with that casual focus. Masterful! And the inert-play between Mr. Grimes and Mr. Tatum is filled with years of knowledge, while at the same time the spontaneity of discovery. And then the looks of impatience with the cameraman as they put down great take after great take wondering if the guy will ever get it on film. Thanks!

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