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Jimmy Raney In Paris

In Three Attitudes

Play Duets With Jimmy Raney - Volume 29

Jimmy Raney - Ten Favorite Jazz Standards - V…

Essential Guitar Jazz
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Biography:
Genres: Jazz, Pop

Jimmy Raney (20 August 1927-10 May 1995) was an American jazz guitarist born in Louisville, Kentucky most notable for his work from 1951–1952 and 1962–1963 with Stan Getz and for his work from 1953–1954 with the Red Norvo trio, replacing Tal Farlow. In 1954 and 1955 he won the Down Beat critics poll for guitar. Raney has worked in a variety of jazz mediums, including cool jazz, bebop, post bop, hard bop and mainstream jazz. In 1946 he worked for a time as guitarist with the Max Miller Quartet at Elmer's in Chicago, his first paying gig. Raney also worked in the Artie Shaw Orchestra and collaborated with Woody Herman for nine months in 1948. He also collaborated and recorded with Buddy ... Continue Bio >>

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