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Charlie Hunter

Born: Jan 1, 1968 in Rhode Island
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Genre: Jazz, Other
Biography: As a young guitarist growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Charlie Hunter was looking for a way to stand out in the '80s. His primary influences were jazz great Joe Pass and the fluid Tuck Andress (of the guitar/vocal duo Tuck & Patti), both six-string guitarists who were adept at blending bass notes ...Read full biography
Friends Seen and Unseen
Released: 2004
Label: Ropeadope
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After a quartet album with guest vocalists to end his run at Blue Note, then a quintet album for his Ropeadope debut, Charlie Hunter has scaled back down to a trio, retaining drummer Derrek Phillips and ...Read full review
Come in Red Dog, This Is Tango Leader
Released: 2003
Label: Ropeadope
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Come in Red Dog, This Is Tango Leader was the first recorded meeting of eight-string wunderkind Charlie Hunter and master drummer/composer Bobby Previte, but it went so well that they decided to make an ...Read full review