Fred Guy

Born 23 May 1897. Died 22 December 1971
Fred Guy
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Fred Guy

Fred Guy Biography (Wikipedia)

Frederick L. Guy (May 23, 1897, Burkeville, Virginia - Dec. 22, 1971) was an American jazz banjo player and guitarist.

Guy was raised in New York City. He played guitar and banjo with Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra. In the early 1920s, he joined Duke Ellington's Washingtonians, switching from banjo to guitar in the early 1930s. He remained with Ellington's orchestra until 1949. He retired, moved to Chicago, and for twenty years ran a ballroom. In 1971, he committed suicide.

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