Eddie Lang

Eddie Lang

Celebrating Eddie Lang (born Salvatore Massaro, October 25, 1902 – March 26, 1933) known as the father of jazz guitar. During the 1920s, Lang was one of the first single-string soloist while adding occasional chords.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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