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Ed Bickert

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: November 29, 1932    

Ed Bickert

Ed Bickert was born in Hochfeld, Manitoba on November 29th, 1932, and raised in Vernon, British Columbia. His early interest in guitar was in part influenced by his musical household (his mother and father played piano and guitar in country bands). He was self-taught, developing an interest in jazz harmony by studying and analyzing Stan Kenton records. Via radio broadcasts from the American West Coast, he heard and was influenced by Nat “King” Cole Trio guitarist Oscar Moore, Barney Kessel and Les Paul. In his early teens he gained experience by playing onstage with his parents.

In 1952 Ed moved to Toronto, working as a radio station engineer and playing after-hours jazz clubs on the side. Shy and retiring, he was slow to work himself into the Toronto jazz circuit, but by 1955 he was a regular club performer -- and in 1957, he made his first studio recording date, appearing on Moe Koffman's fluke hit single Swinging Shepherd Blues....
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    Live At The 1990 Concord Jazz Festival, First Set

    CMP Records
    1991
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    Mutual Street

    Telarc
    1984
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    I Like To Recognize The Tune

    Telarc
    1977
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    Ed Bickert

    Telarc
    1976
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    From Canada With Love

    CMP Records
    1976

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