For more than half a century, John "Bucky" Pizzarelli has been a part of the fraternity of musicians who have kept mainstream and traditional jazz alive. The lists of big bands and vocalists with whom Bucky has performed and recorded reads like a veritable Who's Who of Jazz. This 208 page book offers a brief history of the jazz guitar, a generous dose of biographical information about Bucky, plus short sketches of dozens of other jazz stars of his era. From gigs in his teen and his professional debut with the Vaughn Monroe ...

Bucky Pizzarelli: A Life in Music 2008, Mel Bay Publications, Missouri

ISBN-13: 9780786633159

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