Jim Hall (musician)

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Jim Hall
Guitarist jim hall.jpg
Jim Hall in 2010
Background information
Birth nameJames Stanley Hall
Born(1930-12-04)December 4, 1930
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
OriginBuffalo, New York
DiedDecember 10, 2013(2013-12-10) (aged 83)
New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresJazz, cool jazz, post-bop
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, arranger
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1955–present
LabelsArtistShare, Telarc, A&M
Associated actsChico Hamilton Quintet, Jimmy Giuffre Three, Art Farmer Quartet
Websitewww.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. Retrieved 2011-11-04.
  3. Gans, Charles J. (December 10, 2013). "Jazz guitarist master Jim Hall dies at 83". WBOC-TV. Associated Press. Retrieved December 10, 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Jim Hall at Wikimedia Commons