Jazz Musician of the Day: Lonnie Johnson

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Lonnie Johnson
All About Jazz is celebrating Lonnie Johnson's birthday today!

Lonnie Johnson was the “governor” of blues guitar in the 1920’s. His playing combined incredibly fast melodic runs with evocative blues licks. His playing was the forerunner of jazz and rock guitar. Lonnie Johnson’s playing is highly challenging, provocative and exciting. His recordings from the 1920s were highly influential among bluesmen and widely imitated... Read more.

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