Hank Brian Marvin (born 28 October 1942) is an English guitarist, best known as the lead guitarist for The Shadows. The group, which primarily performed instrumentals, was formed as a backing band for vocalist Cliff Richard. Marvin has a distinctive guitar sound and appearance, primarily using a clean sound with distinctive echo and vibrato giving a dreamy effect.
Albert Edwin Condon (November 16, 1905 – August 4, 1973), better known as Eddie Condon, was a jazz banjoist, guitarist, and bandleader. A leading figure in the so-called "Chicago school" of early Dixieland, he also played piano and sang on occasion.
Joseph Hilton "Nappy" Lamare (June 14, 1905, New Orleans – May 8, 1988, Newhall, California) was an American jazz banjoist, guitarist, and vocalist.
"Father" Al Lewis Born:1902 - Died: April 12, 1992 was a jazz banjoist with some of the greatest New Orleans jazz bands in the Dixieland Jazz style of the music. He said he picked up his nickname trying to copy the piano solos of Earl "Fatha" Hines on the banjo. He is significant not only for his artistic abilities, but in his role as a preservationist of lost music.
Jayme Stone is a Canadian banjoist and composer who was formerly in the jazz and roots group Tricycle. His solo album The Utmost won the 2008 Juno Award for Instrumental Album of the Year. With Mansa Sissoko, he won the 2009 Juno Award for World Music Album of the Year for their album Africa to Appalachia.
Scotty Plummer (born circa 1961 – died 1992) was a highly regarded banjo player who made a name for himself as a youngster in both the United States and Canada and earned the title "Prince of Banjo". He also achieved some international fame through touring as a headline act with Liberace in the mid-1970s.
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