As Long As I Live - Charlie Christian - Electric Guitar Genius - The Very Best Of (CD)

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  1. Details about CHARLIE CHRISTIAN The Genius of the Electric Guitar 4 CD Box Set See original listing. CHARLIE CHRISTIAN The Genius of the Electric Guitar 4 CD Box Set: Condition: Very Good “ CDs, Box and –Benny Goodman Sextet As Long As I Live –Benny.
  2. Apr 27,  · CHARLIE CHRISTIAN is often reffered to as “the man who invented electric guitar”. Of course that isn’t true. He wasn’t even the first one to play jazz on the new instrument. But he certainly developed a way to do it that became default. He really invented the language for the electric guitar.
  3. Oct 01,  · Most of Charlie Christian’s recordings were made as a member of the Benny Goodman Sextet. The Genius Of The Electric Guitar is a four-CD box set put out in that has every one of Christian’s studio recordings with Goodman including many alternate takes. Dating from , Christian is heard alongside Goodman, Lionel Hampton, and several pianists (including Johnny .
  4. Nov 27,  · This four-CD set, Charlie Christian: The Genius of the Electric Guitar, released in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of his death, captures this young visionary's groundbreaking work with the most popular bandleader of the Swing Era, Benny Goodman, as well as important collaborations with Lester Young and Count Basie/5(14).
  5. A mammoth collection of everything Charlie Christian recorded for Columbia, in the best fidelity possible. When it comes to Jazz guitar, Charlie Christian is among the absolute titans, but has not been treated nearly as well as he should have always been on record; this set went a long way toward correcting that oversight and belongs in the collection of anyone who has an interest in Jazz.
  6. Sep 15,  · But take AS LONG AS YOU LIVE as an instance, on CD 2 Track It begins with the chalumeau repetition of one note by the leader and an opening solo by Mr Basie on piano followed by Cootie Williams providing a sweetly muted solo on trumpet. There is a brief interlude by Mr Christian on guitar then a solo by Georgie Auld on tenor/5(32).
  7. This CD presents an outstanding selection covering the whole career of Charlie Christian, the true inventor of electric jazz guitar. He is heard in studio sessions with the Benny Goodman Sextet, soloing backed by the whole Goodman orchestra and in an amazing rehearsal with Cootie Williams/5(7).
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  9. Charlie�??s playing as documented on record, and in this boxset, was the product of a mere two years, yet it left a lasting mark on the music. From this time, jazz guitar has basically come to mean electric guitar, played Charlie Christian style. The Original Guitar Genius - Christian, Charlie Disc 1. 1. Flying Home 2. Rose Room 3.

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