Charlie Christian

The Genius of the Electric Guitar

Definitive Records

Personnel:
Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Cootie Williams, Don Byas, Count Basie, Johnny Guarnieri, Kenny Clarke, Jo Jones

Reference: DRCD 11288

Bar code: 8436006492884

This CD presents an outstanding selection covering the whole career of Charlie Christian, the true inventor of electric jazz guitar. He is heard in studio sessions with the Benny Goodman Sextet, soloing backed by the whole Goodman orchestra and in an amazing rehearsal with Cootie Williams. As a bonus, are included three extended tracks taken from the legendary jam sessions at New Yorks Minton's Playhouse in May 1941.

All time classic tracks by the musician who inspired all the jazz guitarists to come.


Tracklisting:

01. Rose Room
02. Seve Come Eleven
03. Till Tom Special
04. Gone With "What" Wind
05. Grand Slam
06. Six Appeal
07. Wholly Cats
08. Royal Garden Blues
09. As Long As I Live
10. Benny's Buggle
11. Breakfast Feud
12. I Found A New Baby
13. Solo Flight
14. Blues In B
15. A Smo-O-O-Oth One
16. Air Mail Special
17. Stompin' At The Savoy
18. Topsy
19. Honeysuckle Rose
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$13.93  (tax incl.)

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