Celebrating Frederick William “Freddie” Green (March 31, 1911 – March 1, 1987), an American swing jazz guitarist born in Charleston, SC, who played rhythm guitar with the Count Basie Orchestra for almost fifty years.
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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. View more posts