Bucky Pizzarelli

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John Paul "Bucky" Pizzarelli (January 9, 1926 – April 1, 2020) was an American jazz guitarist. He was born in Paterson, New Jersey. He worked for NBC as a staffman for Dick Cavett (1971) and ABC with Bobby Rosengarden in (1952). He also worked for Benny Goodman, Joe Negri, Les Paul, and Stéphane Grappelli.[1][2] In 2011, he was honored in the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Pizzarelli died on April 1, 2020 in Saddle River, New Jersey of COVID-19 at the age of 94.[3]

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  1. Petterson, Michael. "Recorded Telephone Interview of John "Bucky" Pizzarelli". freddiegreen.org. Retrieved 2007-05-27.
  2. Landers, Rick. "Bucky Pizzarelli Interview". modernguitars.com. Retrieved 2007-05-27.
  3. "Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli has Died at 94". The Syncopated Times. April 1, 2020. Retrieved 2020-01-04.

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