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Chuck Wayne - 24% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Jagelka, 27 February 1923, New York City, New York, USA, d. 29 July 1997, Jackson, New Jersey, USA. Born into a family with a strong musical background, Wayne taught himself to play the mandolin and worked for a while in a Russian balalaika band. Moving to the guitar, he played with Clarence Profit and also formed his own small bands, one of which included Al Cohn, a Read more

Gene Bertoncini - 24% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
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Jack Jezzro - 24% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock World Music
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Bucky Pizzarelli - 23% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Paul Pizzarelli, 9 January 1926, Paterson, New Jersey, USA. Although a self-taught guitarist, Pizzarelli quickly showed a comprehensive grasp of the guitar’s potential. Beginning his professional career in 1943 with the Vaughn Monroe dance band, he played in large and small combos, worked as a NBC staff musician, and as accompanist to singers, and even ventured int Read more

Frank Vignola - 23% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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30 December 1965, West Islip, New York, USA. Starting to play guitar at the age of five, Vignola’s first teacher was guitarist Jimmy George, who had been a member of Dion And The Belmonts. At the age of 12, Vignola also began playing the banjo and two years later won the Grand National Banjo Championship in Canada and recorded a banjo album. While playing guitar in rock Read more

Howard Roberts - 23% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Howard Mancel Roberts, 2 October 1929, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, d. 28 June 1992, Seattle, Washington, USA. After intensive studies on guitar and in music theory, Roberts became a very busy studio musician in Los Angeles. Through the 50s and 60s he played on countless records, mostly pop and rock, but he also featured on several jazz dates. During these years he played in jazz Read more

Dave Stryker - 22% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Michael Stryker, 30 March 1957, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. At the age of 10, Stryker began playing guitar, an instrument upon which he was largely self taught although he did study in Los Angeles with Billy Rogers at the end of the 70s. Two years after starting to play, Stryker had performed with local rock bands, but by the mid-80s, having relocated to New York, he had dev Read more

Jeff Parker - 22% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Jazz Pop / Rock
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Jimmy Ponder - 22% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Larry Carlton - 22% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Blues Blues Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 March 1948, Torrance, California, USA. Often cited as the ‘guitarist’s guitarist’, Carlton has courted rock, jazz and acoustic new age with considerable success. The former member of the Crusaders carved a career during the 70s as a sought-after session musician. His profile improved following some outstanding, fluid playing over a number of years with Stee Read more

Philip Catherine - 22% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 October 1942, London, England. Born of a Belgian father, Catherine came to notice in 1969 as the guitarist on Scott Bradford’s Rock Slide, thereby initiating an extremely busy period of session work. During this time Catherine contributed to the works of musicians such as Jean-Luc Ponty, Larry Coryell, Alphonse Mouzon and Zbigniew Seifert. When not doing sessions, Ca Read more

Steve Khan - 22% match to Ron Affif

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 April 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA. Khan is the son of lyricist Sammy Cahn and learned to play the piano and drums as a child. He was the drummer with the surf group the Chantays (1962-63) and only turned to the guitar when he was 20. After graduating in music from UCLA in 1969, he settled in New York where he became a prolific session musician recording with artist Read more


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