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     Skeeter Best
 
 

Born: 1914.
Died: 1985.
Genres: Jazz.
Styles: Swing, Bop.
Instruments: Guitar

A masterful rhythm guitarist, Skeeter Best was also an above average lead player, though he didn't display it often. He'd been influenced by the duo of Charlie Christian and Freddie Greene, and laid down slick, polished and enticing riffs and supporting licks. His solo approach was a classic single-string style, with cleanly articulated, bluesy patterns and phrases. Best played in Philadelphia during the late '30s, then worked with Earl Hines in 1941 and 1942 until he joined the navy. Best spent his time following his discharge playing with small combos, and participated in the landmark Soul Brothers session featuring Ray Charles and Milt Jackson. He recorded with Mercer Ellington in 1958, and later taught in New York City. Best made no sessions as a leader, but can be heard to good advantage on the Soul Brothers CD reissue.

- Ron Wynn (All Music Guide)


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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 The Modern Jazz Sextet - 'The Modern Jazz Sextet' - 1956, Verve Forecast, Norgran, Азбука Звука
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 Ray Charles - 'Soul Brothers, Soul Meeting' - 1990, Atlantic
 Earl Hines - '1945-1947' - 1999, Chronological Classics
 Earl Hines - '1947-1949' - 2000, Chronological Classics
 Etta Jones - 'Don't Go To Strangers' - 1990, OJC, Fantasy
 Oscar Pettiford - 'Oscar Rides Again Vol 2. Tricotism 1953-54' - 2008, Proper, Affinity
 Ike Quebec - 'The Complete Blue Note 45 Sessions Of Ike Quebec' - 2005, Blue Note
 Jimmy Rushing - 'Rushing Lullabies' - 1959, Columbia, M&A Group, Landy Star
 Cootie Williams - 'Cootie Williams In Hi-Fi' - 1999, RCA, Victor
 


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