Pioneers of the Jazz Guitar

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Other than Django Reinhardt, the who's who of jazz guitar all acoustic players are heard on this sampler album from Yazoo. There are guitar duets by Lonnie Johnson and Eddie Lang, Lang and Carl Kress the memorable "Feeling My Way", Kress and Dick McDonough, and the team of John Cali and Tony Guttuso. In addition there are solo performances by McDonough and Nick Lucas. Although it would have been preferable to have this music with the complete sessions and in chronological order the recording dates are unfortunately not included on the LP, this album has more than its share of classic performances and is worth a search.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Other than Django Reinhardt, the who's who of jazz guitar all acoustic players are heard on this sampler album from Yazoo. There are guitar duets by Lonnie Johnson and Eddie Lang, Lang and Carl Kress the memorable "Feeling My Way", Kress and Dick McDonough, and the team of John Cali and Tony Guttuso. In addition there are solo performances by McDonough and Nick Lucas. Although it would have been preferable to have this music with the complete sessions and in chronological order the recording dates are unfortunately not included on the LP, this album has more than its share of classic performances and is worth a search.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/1/1992
  • Label: Yazoo
  • UPC: 016351015723
  • Catalog Number: 1057
  • Sales rank: 98,208

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lonnie Johnson Guitar, Track Performer
Eddie Lang Bass, Guitar, Track Performer
Carl Kress Guitar, Track Performer
Nick Lucas Track Performer
John Cali Banjo, Guitar, Track Performer
Dick McDonough Guitar, Track Performer
Tony Gottuso Guitar, Track Performer
Nick Lucus Guitar
Technical Credits
Lonnie Johnson Composer
Eddie Lang Composer
Larry Clinton Composer
Carl Kress Composer
John Miller Liner Notes
John Cali Composer
Woody Mann Liner Notes
Nick Perls Mastering
Dick McDonough Composer
Bob Armstrong Artwork
Stephen Calt Liner Notes
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