Vic Juris is one of the premier jazz guitarists in the business today. Perhaps less known than some of his peers, he is nevertheless admired by all of them and has accumulated, since his emergence on the scene in the 1970s, an impressive portfolio of live performances and recordings. His international career has included associations with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie
, Phil Woods
, Jimmy Smith
, Don Patterson
, Sarah Vaughan
, Michel Legrand
, Chico Hamilton
, Dave Liebman
, Gary Peacock
, Richie Cole
, Mel Torme
, Eddie Jefferson
, and the prodigal exemplar of the Django Reinhardt
tradition, Bireli Lagrene
. High on his list of creative gigs has been his association with the highly accomplished David Liebman Group since 1991.
Veteran AAJ Contributor Victor L. Schermer spoke at length with Juris, about his background, playing with Dave Liebman and his own future direction.
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