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Charlie Christian: The Original Guitar Genius

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Charlie Christian

The Original Guitar Genius

Proper Records

2005

The New Orleans cornetist Buddy Bolden--active in the early 1900s--won his reputation as a founding father of jazz without leaving any recorded evidence of his talent. His epoch-shaping stature is based entirely on folklore, the testimony of a few contemporaries, and ...