Guitarist Jack Wilkins has been a part of the international jazz scene for more than four decades. His flawless technique and imaginative chordal approach have inspired collaborations with Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan, Bob Brookmeyer, Buddy Rich and many others.
A native of Brooklyn, Jack began playing guitar at age ten.His mentors included Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Bill Evans, Clifford Brown, Freddie Hubbard and Johnny Smith
Windows, his first album as a leader (Mainstream, 1973,) also available in transcription published by Hal Leonard Corporation, has been critically acclaimed as a dazzling, seminal guitar trio work.
Later recordings, Merge, Mexico, Call Him Reckless, Alien Army, Keep in Touch,Heading North, Bluesin', and his latest cd Reunion, feature the Brecker Brothers,Al Foster, Phil Woods, Kenny Drew, Jr., and many others