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For more than six decades, the legendary Bucky Pizzarelli has had a stellar career. “The complete jazz musician”, he was a fixture in jazz and the studios since the early ‘50s. The list of big bands and vocalists with whom Bucky has performed and recorded reads like a veritable Who's Who of Jazz. One of the era's most solid rhythm players, Pizzarelli was in high demand, playing and touring with Benny Goodman, Zoot Sims, Bud Freeman, and Stephane Grappelli, and, later, recording with George Van Eps, Carl Kress and George Barnes. His superior mastery of the seven-string guitar is unparalleled. The beloved guitarist has developed a very personal style that sets him apart. He lives in Saddle River, New Jersey, with his wife, Ruth.

February 21, 2018

Highlights In Jazz 45th Anniversary Gala Thurs., Feb. 22nd 8pm

January 02, 2018

Highlights In Jazz - 45th Anniversary Gala in New York City

November 14, 2014

Jazz This Week: Fuller, Jones and Wolf; "Swing Xing" with Bucky...

November 09, 2014

STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: A Trip to "Swing Xing" with Bucky...

March 05, 2014

Bucky Pizzarelli + Pearl Django

December 19, 2013

Jazz This Week: Bucky Pizzarelli and John Pizzarelli, Tatsuya Nakatani,...

December 08, 2013

STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Generations of Guitar with Bucky...

February 14, 2013

Jazz This Week: Sachal Vasandani, Galactic, Kris Davis Quintet, Jan...

April 28, 2011

Jazz This Week: Bill Charlap Trio, Tony Desare and Bucky Pizzarelli,...

April 20, 2011

The Sheldon Offering Discounted Tickets for Tony Desare and Bucky...

December 28, 2009

Bucky Pizzarelli Performs Live at Division Street Grill on January 2nd

June 10, 2009

Seattle Times: Bucky Pizzarelli is a Jazz Guitarist for the Ages

May 13, 2009

Jazz at the Center: A Celebration of Jazz in Historic Camden, SC - May...

January 09, 2009

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bucky Pizzarelli

January 17, 2007

The Frank Dibussolo Trio w/Special Guest Bucky Pizzarelli @ Chris' Jazz...

November 09, 2006

The Music of Benny Goodman featuring Ken Peplowski and Bucky Pizzarelli...

July 10, 2006

State College (PA) Jazz Festival, July 21 & 22 - Featuring Bucky...

June 28, 2006

Bucky Pizzarelli Returns to Hopewell Bistro's Starlight Room July 15

June 13, 2006

State College (PA) Jazz Festival features Bucky Pizzarelli, Ken...

May 31, 2005

“Jazz in the Starlight Room” proudly presents The Bucky Pizzarelli...

“...moves effortlessly from the daunting format of the solo guitar to playing solid, swinging rhythm and single string solos..” RIVERWALK.ORG


Albums by Bucky Pizzarelli


Passionate Guitars

Chesky Records


Diggin' Up Bones

Chesky Records

Album Generations by Bucky Pizzarelli


Arbors Records

Album Moonglow by Bucky Pizzarelli


Hyena Records

Album Flashes: A Lifetime in Words and Music by Bucky Pizzarelli

Flashes: A Lifetime...

Arbors Records


Swing Live

Chesky Records



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