(b New York, 18 Sept 1957; d Sydney, Australia, 3 or 4 May 1990). American guitarist. She played guitar from the age of ten and was inspired first by the work of the rock guitarists Jimi Hendrix and Johnny Winter and later, while attending the Berklee College of Music, by that of the jazz guitarists Wes Montgomery, Pat Martino, and Charlie Christian. After graduating (at the age of 18)
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