Jack DeSalvo

Jack DeSalvo began guitar lessons at age eight. By his early teens he was rehearsing and performing with local rock groups and writing songs. The first transformation from interest in pop music to other forms occurred when he bought an LP based on its cover when he was 11. The record, already a classic by that time, was Fresh Cream. Hearing the track Sleepy Time Time inspired his early research into the Blues, including BB King's Live at the Regal and recordings by Albert King and others. By age 15 DeSalvo had picked up harmonica and mandolin and started to use a bottle-neck slide after seeing Johnny Winter and Duane Allman perform

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”Using both acoustic and electric instruments, DeSalvo demonstrates technique, intelligence and imagination with a broad streak of lyricism and passion in what amounts to one of the better guitar voices to be heard in improvised music these days.” - Cadence Of Jack DeSalvo & Tom Cabrera's Juniper Wondering Sound says: “This is the kind of music that results from artists who invest years in learning their instruments and expressing them in ways that fall outside normal conventions. DeSalvo and Cabrera have partnered their guitars and percussion before, and that investment, too, bears fruit on their newest

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

New York, NY

Willing to teach

Beginners

3 Photos

Albums

The Crossing
The Crossing
Unseen Rain Records
2015
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Sumari
Sumari
Unseen Rain Records
2014
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Juniper
Juniper
Unseen Rain Records
2014
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Inherence
Inherence
Unseen Rain Records
2014
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Julie
Julie
Unseen Rain Records
2014
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Lion Hearted
Lion Hearted
Unseen Rain Records
2013
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