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Vic Juris

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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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Jul31Sun Vic Juris & Friends
Turning Point Cafe
Piermont, NY
7:30 PM
$2015

Albums

Omega is the Alpha
Omega is the Alpha
SteepleChase Records
2010
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A Second Look
A Second Look
Mel Bay Records
2005
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps
While My Guitar...
SteepleChase Records
2004
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Blue Horizon
Blue Horizon
Zoho Music
2004
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[no cover]
Bohemia
Not On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
1988
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[no cover]
Horizon Drive
Not On Label (Vic Vogel Self-released)
1980
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Videos

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