Bucky Pizzarelli

Swing music, Guitarist

1926 –

92

Who is Bucky Pizzarelli?

John Paul "Bucky" Pizzarelli is an American Jazz guitarist and banjoist, and the father of jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli and upright bassist Martin Pizzarelli. Pizzarelli has also worked for NBC as a staffman for Dick Cavett and also ABC with Bobby Rosengarden in. The list of musicians Pizzarelli has collaborated with over his career includes Les Paul, Stephane Grappelli, and Benny Goodman. Pizzarelli acknowledges Django Reinhardt, Freddie Green, and George Van Eps for their influences on his style and mode of play.

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Born
Jan 9, 1926
Paterson
Also known as
  • Pizzarelli, Bucky
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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