Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Guitar Legend Ed Cherry .. He grew up in New Haven, Connecticut .. He started out on the Clarinet and had dreams of playing professional baseball .. when that wasn’t going to be a reality, he picked up the guitar and his path led to New York City and in 1978 he hooked up with legendary jazz cat Dizzy Gillespie forging a long playing relationship full of great music .. He has a new 2016 out called Soul Tree and it’s a phenomenal listen and is doing great on the charts .. he’s spent a lot of time as studio musician and he loves jazz ..
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