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Billy Denk is a jazz guitarist from Chicago.
Billy is founder of Jazz on the Square, a not-for-profit organization which promotes jazz performance and education in northern Illinois. In addition, he is host of the Jazz on the Square Jazz Jam Series which brings top performers together with less experienced musicians. His organization hosts the Woodstock Jazz Festival each August.
Initially playing left-handed on an antique Harmony acoustic guitar, Billy switched to righty upon getting his first electric guitar. Soon afterward he played his first professional gig.
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