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Ed Cherry

Born: October 12, 1954    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Ed Cherry

”Ed is a great, soulful, swinging underrated player deserving of wider recognition.”-bill milkowski 1/13/11”An expressive instrumentalist, Cherry has a hip, melodic approach that is a refreshing contrast to guitarists who frequently resort to playing “finger music,” the execution of rapid streams of notes that serve no musical purpose other than to fill space”-jim ferguson:jazztimes- “02'*”particularly dazzling”-”cherry's guitar had the young bar crowd dancing”-kay cordtz:blues review-5/10 ***Born in New Haven,Conn.,After moving to New York in 78',Ed Cherry played guitar with Dizzy Gillespie from 1978 to 1992, performing in Gillespie's quartet, big band and with The United Nation Orchestra, which recorded the Grammy Award-winning Live at Royal Festival Hall (Enja)...
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ed cherry-first take
ed cherry-a second look
ed cherry-the spirits speak
yoron israel and organic-basic traneing
hamiett bluiett-with eyes wide open
tribute to grant green
mark weinstein-three deuces
paquito d'rivera-havana cafe
dizzy gillespie-live in montreaux-1980
dizzy gillespie-live at royal festival hall
dizzy gillespie-live at blues alley
dizzy gillespie-salt peanuts
jon faddis-hornucopia
henry threadgill-makin' a move
henry threadgill-song out of my trees
john patton-minor swing
john patton-blue planet man
john patton-this one's for jah
mario rivera-el commandante
rueben wilson-new york funkies
andy mckee-next
c.i.williams-when alto was king
jay collins-poem for you today jared gold-supersonic jared gold-golden child (soon to be released...ed cherry-'it's all good' -posi tone records)

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