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Frank Aasen

Frank Aasen

Frank Aasen (1921 – 1995) was one of the best swing guitarist in Norway but his recordings are few and hard to get… … Read entire article »

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William Lewis

William Lewis

William Lewis (??? – ???) was one of the guitarists participating in the historical jam sessions at Minton’s and Monroe’s, enough to deserve some recognition… … Read entire article »

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Sven Stiberg

Sven Stiberg

Sven Stiberg (1914 – 1992) was Sweden’s greatest jazz guitar personality in the vintage era, and his recordings with Svenska Hotkvintetten in the early forties belong among Europe’s greatest treasures in the string swing tradition… … Read entire article »

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Leonard Ware

Leonard Ware

Leonard Ware (1909 – 1974) was one of the pioneers on the electric guitar, more or less forgotten today, but an interesting and personal artist… … Read entire article »

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Charlie Christian

Charlie Christian

Charlie Christian (1916 – 1942) was the creator of modern jazz guitar, a young genius known from his work with Benny Goodman, and one of the most important jazz musicians ever, but who died so tragically young… … Read entire article »

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Robert Normann

Robert Normann

Robert Normann (1916-1998) was probably the most creative jazz performer in the Norwegian vintage jazz tradition… … Read entire article »

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Oscar Aleman

Oscar Aleman

Oscar Aleman (1909 – 1980) was not only one an Argentinian guitar player with immense artistic qualities not surpassed by the string swingers of Europe, but he was one of the greatest jazz artists Latin-America ever fostered… Download The GUITAR of OSCAR MARCELO ALEMAN (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

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