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George Van Eps

George Van Eps was an American guitarist known for his fingerstyle playing and his innovations in chord melody arrangements. He was a pioneer in the development of 7 string Jazz guitar. Throughout his career, Van Eps recorded several albums and was a sought-after studio musician, playing on hundreds of recordings in various genres including pop, jazz, and classical music. He was also known for his collaborations with fellow guitar legends such as Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, and Johnny Smith.

Notable Recordings :

  • Jump Presents George Van Eps (1949)
  • Mellow Guitar (1956)
  • My Guitar (1965)
  • Seven-String Guitar (1967)
  • Soliloquy (1968)
  • Hand-Crafted Swing with Howard Alden (1992)
  • Legends with Johnny Smith (1994)

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