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John Collins (jazz guitarist)

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John Collins
(September 20, 1913
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October 4, 2001) was an
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American jazz guitarist
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Discography [edit]

As leader [edit]

The Incredible John Collins (Nilva)

As sideman [edit]

With Nat King Cole

The After Midnight Sessions (Capitol)
With Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown (Atlantic, 1957)

With Illinois Jacquet

Groovin' with Jacquet (Clef, 195153 [1956])

With Carmen McRae

You're Lookin' at Me (A Collection of Nat King Cole Songs)

(Concord, 1983)
Any Old Time (Denon, 1986)
With Billy Taylor

Piano Panorama (Atlantic, 1952)

References [edit]

The Complete Jazz at the Philharmonic on Verve, 194449, 10-

CD box set.

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LCCN: no2009046318
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SUDOC: 087930900
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American jazz guitarist 1913

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2001 deaths Guitarists from Alabama
Musicians from Montgomery,
African-American jazz American male
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