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Jim Campilongo

Jim Campilongo
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock
Biography: Jim Campilongo was born and raised in San Francisco and began playing guitar in the mid-'70s, buying his first guitar with Green Stamps. His first teacher exposed him to a wide variety of music, but it was hearing Roy Buchanan that convinced him to make a living as a guitarist. By the early '90s, Campilongo ...Read full biography
Jim Campilongo and the 10 Gallon Cats
Released: 1996
Label: IODA
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Guitarist Jim Campilongo's debut is a smart and highly original homage to the country-jazz instrumental work of Speedy West, Jimmy Bryant, and Chet Atkins, not to mention the blues that informs many of ...Read full review
Table For One
Released: 1998
Label: IODA
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On Table for One, Jim Campilongo forgoes the more overt country touches found on the instrumental only recordings done with his band the Ten Gallon Cats and focuses on the low-key, jazz tinged numbers ...Read full review
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