Personalities | John Scofield | Eighties | Jazz & Blues
(Guitar, b. 1951)
A masterful improviser who is equally adept at funk, fusion, bebop and ballads, Scofield came up in the mid-1970s with the Billy Cobham/George Duke fusion band before recording as a sideman with Charles Mingus, Gary Burton and Dave Liebman. In 1982–85 he worked with Miles Davis, and through the 1980s made six powerhouse recordings as a leader for Gramavision. His 1990s Blue Note recordings established him as one of the premier guitarists in jazz. His sixth recording for Verve, 2005’s That’s What I Say, is a tribute to the late Ray Charles.
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