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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: January 9, 1926

For more than six decades, the legendary Bucky Pizzarelli has had a stellar career. “The complete jazz musician”, he was a fixture in jazz and the studios since the early ‘50s. The list of big bands and vocalists with whom Bucky has performed and recorded reads like a veritable Who's Who of Jazz. One of the era's most solid rhythm players, Pizzarelli was in high demand, playing and touring with Benny Goodman, Zoot Sims, Bud Freeman, and Stephane Grappelli, and, later, recording with George Van Eps, Carl Kress and George Barnes. His superior mastery of the seven-string guitar is unparalleled...
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“...moves effortlessly from the daunting format of the solo guitar to playing solid, swinging rhythm and single string solos..” RIVERWALK.ORG

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Featured recording “Generations”

Generations

Arbors Records
2007
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    Passionate Guitars

    Chesky Records
    2010
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    Diggin' Up Bones

    Chesky Records
    2009
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    Moonglow

    Hyena Records
    2005
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    Flashes: A Lifetime in Words and Music

    Arbors Records
    2004
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    Swing Live

    Chesky Records
    2001
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    Solo Flight

    Chesky Records
    1986
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    Buck & Bud

    Chesky Records
    1976
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