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Vernon Reid

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: August 22, 1958    

Guitarist Vernon Reid is best known as the founder of the groundbreaking African-American rock group Living Colour. But to recognize Reid solely for his Grammy Award-winning work as a rock musician would be to miss a rich and varied body of work that has extended into virtually every musical genre. Reid has played with artists ranging in style from Mariah Carey to Public Enemy, and from Mick Jagger to jazz guitarist Bill Frisell. He has undertaken a wide range of musical journeys, including the production of James Blood Ulmer's blues album at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, reuniting with Living Colour for a series of shows, and touring with former Cream front man Jack Bruce....
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Source: Michael J. Watkins and Kelly Winters

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    Favored Nations
    2006
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    Favored Nations
    2004

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Spectrum Road

Palmetto Records (2012)

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