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Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Christian

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Charlie Christian
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JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE DAY


Charlie Christian

Charlie Christian - electric guitar (1916-1942) As the man who popularized the guitar in a jazz setting, his legacy lives on. Charlie Christian was born on July 29, 1916 in Bonham... more


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