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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: September 24, 1949    

Jazz guitarist Bill Connors is an accomplished performer whose finely developed musical sense and technical expertise have been honed over years of hard work and experience. Born in southern California in 1949, Connors began to play guitar at the age of fourteen. After three years of extensive self-study of the rock and blues influences that were his first inspiration, he began to play gigs around the Los Angeles area. He soon found his way to jazz, the music that would lead to a life-long commitment.

Connors moved to San Francisco in the early 1970's, where he met up with drummer and vibraphonist Glenn Cronkhite, who would introduce him to a new depth of jazz sounds and study. In those early years in the city by the bay, Connors played with numerous top-flight musicians, including Cronkhite, bassist Steve Swallow and pianists Art Lande and Mike Nock....
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    Return

    Tone Center
    2005
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    Return

    Birdology
    2004
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    Step It

    Birdology
    1994
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    Assembler

    Birdology
    1987
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    Double Up

    Birdology
    1986
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    Never Say Goodbye / Variations On "Layla"

    Birdology
    1985
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    Of Mist And Melting

    Birdology
    1978
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