Jazz Guitarists

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Randy Napoleon - Responses & Reviews
... in the November 2012 issue of Hot House Jazz Magazine, George Kanzler wrote "...Napoleon is better known as a super-sideman than a leader...his latest CD, The Jukebox Crowd, showcases his crisp, suave playing ... Yet guitarist Randy Napoleon, who has toured with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and Freddy Cole, is quite comfortable emphasizing melody and space in his playing." On April 22, 2012, in ... In fact, he’s one of the more accomplished and well-rounded jazz guitarists of our day ...
Jazz Guitarist - 1930s
... Even as late as the early 1930s sophisticated jazz orchestras such as the Duke Ellington band still used a banjo to provide a rhythmic pulse ... During the 1930s, though, guitarists gained prominence in jazz and some were even featured performers ... Other successful jazz guitarists of the period included George Van Eps (1913–1998) and Freddie Green (1911–1987), who played rhythm guitar in the Count Basie Orchestra for 50 years ...
Jazz Guitarist
... Jazz guitarists are guitar players (guitarists) who play jazz music on the guitar using an approach to playing chords, melodies, and improvised solo lines which is called jazz guitar playing ... were widely used, it was difficult for jazz guitarists playing acoustic instruments to be heard over drums, piano or horn sections ... As a result, jazz guitarists tended to act as accompanists, strumming chords as part of the rhythm section ...

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    It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage.
    Isadora Duncan (1878–1927)