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Jazz Guitar Duos: Top-5 Guitar-Bass Albums

Jazz guitar duos with a bass. No drums. No piano. No brass. No anything else. This is probably the simplest combination you can get in Jazz Guitar. This minimalistic setting helped creating some of the most sensitive and intimate jazz records...

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Kenny Burrell Top-5 Albums

Choosing 5 definitive albums by Kenny Burrell is a pretty daunting task. He was so prolific as a leader (and perhaps even more so as a sideman) that sifting through his massive catalogue becomes almost overwhelming. There’s some serious gold in...

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Jim Hall's Top-5 Jazz Guitar Albums

All Across The City

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Grant Green (1935-1979)

Grant Green is one of the most underestimated jazz guitarist in history. His contribution to jazz, soul and funk music (specially on the Blue Note label) is peerless. Green had a distinctive voice in improvisation and complete mastery of the...

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George Benson (1943-)

George Benson is by far the top-album-selling jazz guitarist of all time. He's an incredible bebop player and his vocal ability is really what makes him so special. Some go even as far as saying that Benson's voice was "more marketable" than his...

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Charlie Christian (1916-1942)

Charlie Christian (Charles Henry) is the most well known of the early amplified jazz guitarists. He's considered by many to be the father of bebop guitar. We can even go as far as saying that Christian was a key figure in the development of bebop...

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