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Brown, Sam (1939 - 1977), electric guitarist

Andrew Waggoner

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b St. Louis, 19 Jan 1939; d Bloomington, IN, 28 Dec 1977). American electric guitarist. His father was a classical singer and multi-instrumentalist. He studied classical guitar before achieving prominence as a jazz session musician during the late 1960s and early 1970s. After touring with Astrud Gilberto (1965, including his first concerts in Japan) and Ella Fitzgerald (1965–6) he performed and recorded with Charlie Haden, Gary Burton, Keith Jarrett,

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