Grant Green

Grant Green (1935-1979) is a jazz guitarist and composer that has been said to have been too soulful to rank among the jazz greats during his liftetime.

Styles: hard bop, soul jazz, bebop and latin jazz

Influences: Charlie Christian, Jimmy Raney1), and Charlie Parker.

Influenced: Wes Montgomery, George Benson

Video

Grant Green Mambo Inn jazz guitar improvisation video lesson

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Short biography of Grant Green by Michael Erlewine and Ron Wynn at allmusic.