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Jazz Musician of the Day: Gabor Szabo

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All About Jazz is celebrating Gabor Szabo's birthday today!

Gabor Szabo - guitar (1936 -1982) An innovative musician who combined the folk music of his native Hungary with his passion for jazz, Gabor Szabo began his study of the guitar at the age of 14. Following a single free lesson that came as a gift with his first instrument, he then began to teach himself to play by emulating the American jazz performers he heard on the radio...Gabor Szabo - guitar (1936 -1982) An innovative musician who combined the folk music of his native Hungary with his passion for jazz, Gabor Szabo began his study of the guitar at the age of 14. Following a single free lesson that came as a gift with his first instrument, he then began to teach himself to play by emulating the American jazz performers he heard on the radio... more

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