Jazz Guitar Greats
Jazz Club Guitar

I was trolling through CDNow one night and came across these jazz guitar compilation CDs: Jazz Guitar Greats and Jazz Club - Guitar. When I checked their listing of tracks and artists, I was intrigued. When I heard the sound clips I was impressed. When I saw the price I was convinced! On these two CDs you can hear Kenny Burrell, Les Paul, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Bucky Pizzarelli, Charlie Byrd, Barney Kessel, Joe Pass, Herb Ellis, Grant Green, Chuck Wayne, Billy Bauer, Jimmy Raney, Tal Farlow, Baden Powell, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, Philip Catherine and Jim Hall.

On top of all that, the two CDs together come up to about SIXTEEN BUCKS! Trust me, you can't go wrong on this one. For newcomers to jazz guitar, these are excellent introductory samplers. For the oldsters, these are fun recordings and great additions to your collection. For teachers, well... that should be obvious. Check out the track listings below.

Jazz Guitar Greats
1. Blues Rag - Kenny Burrell
2. Lazy River - Les Paul
3. Stardust - Les Paul
4. I Found a New Baby - Les Paul
5. The Girl Next Door - Wes Montgomery
6. Impressions - George Benson / Lonnie Liston Smith
7. Oh, Lady Be Good - Bucky Pizzarelli
8. How Am I to Know? - Bucky Pizzarelli
9. Moonlight Serenade - Charlie Byrd
10. It's Only a Paper Moon - St├ęphane Grappelli / Barney Kessel
11. Joe's Blues - Herb Ellis / Joe Pass
12. (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays - Joe Pass
13. Blues in Green - Grant Green
Jazz Club - Guitar
1. Moten Swing - Les Paul/Wilie Smith
2. Conception - Chuck Wayne/George Shearing
3. Interlude - Billy Bauer/Lennie Tristano
4. Patti Cake - Herb Ellis
5. Heat Wave - Barney Kessel
6. Nobody Else But Me - Jimmy Raney
7. You Came Along (From Out Of Nowhere) - Tal Farlow
8. Tear It Down - Wes Montgomery
9. Downstairs - Kenny Burrell
10. Li'l Darling - Joe Pass
11. Samba Triste - Baden Powell
12. Song For My Father - George Benson
13. O Pato - Charlie Byrd
14. Extrapolation - John McLaughlin
15. Blues For Django And Stephane - Larry Coryell & Phillip Catherine
16. Up Up And Away - Jim Hall
17. Cantaloupe Woman - Grant Green

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