The Hot Box #064 - The Guitar Files - Part 2

The Hot Box 64th edition:

…in which we check out guitar players filed under the letter B.

The file must run to two editions, so popular is that letter in the array of surnames. The letter B starts to illustrate the diversity and depth of the guitar’s contribution to the jazz music we love.

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Track Listing for The Hot Box #064 - The Guitar Files - Part 2

  1. The Cooker: George Benson

  2. You Know that I Know: Paul Bollenback

  3. Stormy Monday Blues: Kenny Burrell

  4. Moon and Sand: Kenny Burrell

  5. When Wes Was: Hugh Buckley

  6. Lover Man: Jimmy Bruno

  7. Favela: Charlie Byrd

  8. How Insensitive: Charlie Byrd

  9. Breadwinner: Kenny Burrell

  10. It’s A Lovely Day Today: Ed Bickert (with Rosemary Clooney)

  11. Giblet Gravy: George Benson

Hot Box 65 will feature more “B” guitarists - Peter Bernstein, Jakob Bro, Gene Bertoncini, Craig Brann and more.


Donald Helme
Author: Donald Helme
Donald presented Jazz Alley, Ireland’s number one jazz show, on RTE Lyric FM from the station’s first week on air until the end of 2015. “I am not a musician, and have never pretended to be anything other than a lifetime fan with loads of experience and hopefully, good ears.”
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