Joe Pass

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Birthday
13, 1929
Birthplace
New Brunswick, NJ
Death Date
May 23, 1994 (65)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1929
Birthplace
New Brunswick, NJ
Death Date
May 23, 1994 (65)

About

Sicilian-American jazz guitarist who performed with George Shearing in 1965 and worked as a session musician in Los Angeles.

Before Fame

He was working as a professional musician by age fourteen, playing with people like Charlie Barnet.

Trivia

He recorded six albums with the legendary Ella Fitzgerald.

Family Life

His father was a steel worker who bought him his first guitar and pushed him to practice.

Associated With

He was greatly influenced by jazz forefather Django Reinhardt.