Charlie Christian
Genre:
Jazz
Meta styles:
Big Band/Swing, Bop, Jazz Instrument
Styles:
Big Band, Bop, Guitar Jazz, Swing

Charlie Christian (Charles Henry Christian, Bonham, Texas, 29 July 1916 ? New York City, 2 March 1942) was an American swing and jazz guitarist. Christian was an important early performer on the electric guitar, and is cited as a key figure in the development of bebop and cool jazz. He gained national exposure as a member of the Benny Goodman Sextet and Orchestra from August 1939 to June 1941. His single string technique combined with amplification helped bring the guitar out of the rhythm section and into the forefront as a solo instrument.

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The Wholly Cats

The Wholly Cats

Year:
2011
Tracks:
16
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Electric

Electric

Year:
2011
Tracks:
17
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Blues In B CD2

Blues In B CD2

1
Year:
2006
Tracks:
20
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Blues In B CD1

Blues In B CD1

1
Year:
2006
Tracks:
20
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD4

Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD4

Year:
2002
Tracks:
14
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD3

Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD3

Year:
2002
Tracks:
19
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD2

Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD2

Year:
2002
Tracks:
16
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD1

Selected Broadcasts & Jam Sessions CD1

Year:
2002
Tracks:
19
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Genius Of The Electric Guitar (1939-1941) CD4

The Genius Of The Electric Guitar (1939-1941) CD4

Year:
2002
Tracks:
23
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Genius Of The Electric Guitar (1939-1941) CD3

The Genius Of The Electric Guitar (1939-1941) CD3

Year:
2002
Tracks:
23
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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