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Vic Juris

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: September 26, 1953    

FROM THE WILDS OF MANHATTAN to the shores of Japan and Germany, jazz guitarist Vic Juris has covered an impressive range of territory, musically as well as geographically. Inspired by rock and roll legend Chuck Berry, the Jersey City native first picked up a guitar at the age of ten. With no musicians in the family, he taught himself to play and was soon appearing with rock and R&B bands throughout the tri-state area. But the young rocker's taste soon changed.

In his late teens Vic discovered jazz and classical music. He was hooked. From there it was on to a career with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Phil Woods, Jimmy Smith, Sarah Vaughan, Chico Hamilton, Dave Liebman, Richie Cole, Mel Torme, Eddie Jefferson and Nancy Wilson....
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    Omega is the Alpha

    SteepleChase Records
    2010
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    A Second Look

    Mel Bay Records
    2005
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    While My Guitar Gently Weeps

    SteepleChase Records
    2004
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    Blue Horizon

    Zoho Music
    2004
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    Bohemia

    Not On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
    1988
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    Horizon Drive

    Not On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
    1980
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    Roadsong

    Not On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
    1978

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Omega is the Alpha

SteepleChase Records (2010)

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Oct15 Vic Juris & Rale Micic Duo
Whynot Jazz Room
New York, NY
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