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Joe Pass

Alyn Shipton is joined by guitarist John Etheridge to select highlights from Joe Pass' large catalogue, including his work with Oscar Peterson and his series entitled Virtuoso.

Guitarist Joe Pass recovered from narcotic addiction to launch a stellar international career as arguably one of the finest exponents of his instrument in jazz history. Alyn Shipton is joined by guitarist John Etheridge to select highlights from Pass' voluminous catalogue, including his work with Oscar Peterson and his multi-volume series entitled Virtuoso.

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Sat 1 Aug 2009 16:00

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  • Joe Pass

    C E D

    Composer: Pass Performers: Dave Allan (trumpet), Greg Dykes (baritone horn), Joe Pass (guitar), Arnold Ross (piano), Ronald Clark (bass), Bill Crawford (drums), Candy Latson (bongos). 1961

    • Sound of Synanon.
    • Toshiba EMI (Japan).
    • 6382, Tr 1.
  • Joe Pass

    Django

    Composer: Lewis Performers: Joe Pass (guitar), John Pisano (rhythm guitar), Jim Hughart (bass), Colin Bailey (drums). (Pacific Jazz Studios) LA, September 2,1964

    • Best of Joe Pass.
    • Pacific Jazz (Blue Note).
    • 549442, Tr 4.
  • Joe Pass

    Limehouse Blues

    Composer: Reinhardt Performers: Joe Pass (guitar), John Pisano (rhythm guitar), Jim Hughart (bass), Colin Bailey (drums). (Pacific Jazz Studios) LA, September 2,1964

    • For Django.
    • BGO.
    • 430, Tr 10.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Chicago Blues

    Composer: Peterson Performers: Oscar Peterson (piano), Joe Pass (guitar), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass). Recorded at London House, Chicago, Illinois in 1973

    • The Trio: Peterson/Pass/Pedersen.
    • Pablo.
    • 992, Tr 2.
  • Joe Pass

    My Old Flame

    Composer: Coslow/Johnston Performers: Joe Pass (guitar). Recorded at MGM Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California on August 28, 1973

    • Virtuoso (Vol 1).
    • Fantasy.
    • 231 0708, Tr 4.
  • Duke Ellington

    CottonTail

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington (piano), Joe Pass (guitar), Ray Brown (bass), Louie Bellson (drums). 8 Jan 1973

    • Duke's Big 4.
    • Pablo.
    • 0025218070324, Tr 1.
  • Joe Pass

    I Never Knew

    Composer: Rito/Kahn Performers: Joe Pass (guitar). June 1975

    • Virtuoso in New York.
    • Pablo.
    • 2310 9792, Tr 1.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass - I'm Making Believe

    Composer: Monaco/Gordon Performers: Ella Fitzgerald (vocals), Joe Pass (guitar). Feb 1986

  • Joe Pass

    But Not for Me

    Composer: Gershwin/Gershwin Performers: Joe Pass, John Pisano (guitars), Jim Hughart (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). Hollywood, California on November 23, 1981

    • Ira, George and Joe.
    • Pablo.
  • Joe Pass

    My Romance

    Composer: Rodgers/Hart Performers: Joe Pass (guitar). Recorded at Yoshi's, Oakland, CA - January 30, 31, and February 1, 1992

    • Unforgettable.
    • Pablo.
  • Joe Pass

    Waltz for Django

    Composer: Pass Performers: Joe Pass (guitar), NDR Big Band cond Jiggs Whigham, April 1990.

    • Joe Pass in Hamburg.
    • ACT.
    • 9100-2, Tr 10.

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