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....
Omega is the AlphaSteepleChase Records
A Second LookMel Bay Records
While My Guitar Gently WeepsSteepleChase Records
Blue HorizonZoho Music
BohemiaNot On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
Horizon DriveNot On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
RoadsongNot On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
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