Jim Hall (musician)

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Jim Hall

Jim Hall in 2010
Background information
Birth name James Stanley Hall
Born December 4, 1930(1930-12-04)
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Origin Buffalo, New York
Died December 10, 2013(2013-12-10) (aged 83)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Jazz, cool jazz, post-bop
Occupations Musician, composer, arranger
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1955–present
Labels ArtistShare, Telarc, A&M
Associated acts Chico Hamilton Quintet, Jimmy Giuffre Three, Art Farmer Quartet
Website www.jimhallmusic.com

James Stanley "Jim" Hall (December 4, 1930 – December 10, 2013)[1] was an American jazz guitarist, composer, and arranger.[2]

Hall died in his sleep in his Manhattan, New York apartment on December 10, 2013 from a heart attack, aged 83.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jazztimes
  2. Yanow, Scott (1930-12-04). "Jim Hall". AllMusic. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p6645. Retrieved 2011-11-04.
  3. Gans, Charles J. (December 10, 2013). "Jazz guitarist master Jim Hall dies at 83". Associated Press. WBOC-TV. http://www.wboc.com/story/24185674/jazz-guitarist-master-jim-hall-dies-at-83. Retrieved December 10, 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

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