Joe Pass

Born in the year of the beginning of the great depression, 1929, Joe Pass’ sound is an exquisite mix of Bebop and Blues. He notably played for many years with Oscar Peterson and they created a wonderful trio album together with the double bass player NHOP, aptly called ‘The Trio‘. Pass’ genius really comes into its own … More Joe Pass

Wes Montgomery

No conversation about the history of jazz guitar would be complete without hearing the name ‘Wes Montgomery‘. Born in Indianapolis in 1923, he developed and advanced the earlier ‘swing to bop’ style of Charlie Christian and learnt many of his solos note for note. His distinctive sound came from his unusual technique of playing with … More Wes Montgomery