Tal Farlow

Jazz Guitar Player. Born 7 June 1921. Died 24 July 1998
Tal Farlow
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1921-06-07
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Tal Farlow

Tal Farlow Biography (Wikipedia)

Talmage Holt Farlow (June 7, 1921 – July 25, 1998) was an American jazz guitarist. He was nicknamed "Octopus" because of how his large, quick hands spread over the fretboard. As Steve Rochinski notes, "Of all the guitarists to emerge in the first generation after Charlie Christian, Tal Farlow, more than any other, has been able to move beyond the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic vocabulary associated with the early electric guitar master. Tal's incredible speed, long, weaving lines, rhythmic excitement, highly developed harmonic sense, and enormous reach (both physical and musical) have enabled him to create a style that clearly stands apart from the rest." Where guitarists of his day combined rhythmic chords with linear melodies, Farlow placed single notes together in clusters, varying between harmonically enriched tones. As music critic Stuart Nicholson put it, "In terms of guitar prowess, it was the equivalent of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile."

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There Is No Greater Love
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There Is No Greater Love
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Broadway
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Broadway
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Out Of Nowhere
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Out Of Nowhere
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Taking A Chance On Love
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Taking A Chance On Love
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My Old Flame
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My Old Flame
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If There's Someone Lovelier Than You
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If There's Someone Lovelier Than You
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I Like To Recognise The Tune
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I Like To Recognise The Tune
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Walkin'
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Walkin'
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Have You Met Miss Jones
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Have You Met Miss Jones
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Hit The Road To Dreamland
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Hit The Road To Dreamland
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Cooking the Blues
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Cooking the Blues
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How Long Has This Been Going On?
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How Long Has This Been Going On?
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As Long As I Live
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As Long As I Live
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Yesterdays
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Yesterdays
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I Remember You
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I Remember You
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On The Alamo
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On The Alamo
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