Who IS the coolest looking jazz guitarist?

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  1. Clifford-D

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    I was sitting here with a Howard Roberts book and I thought he was just about the coolest LOOKING jazz guitar player of the lot

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    Who is a cool looking jazz guitarist in your opinion?
     
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    Roberts was the first person who crossed my mind when I saw the thread title.

    I'll throw my hat in with Sonny Sharrock :

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    Grant Green looked pretty damn cool.

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    :agree Sonny Sharrock was a badass mothaf#*#r

    I also think Gabor Szabo had a pretty understatedly intense swagger. See minute 4:15 on...

     
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    ^ Whoa! That lurching Szabo solo is sinister! What a fantastic groove.
     
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    I have to second that groove comment during the solo!
     
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    I know it's not the definition you're lookiing for but I've always thought it very cool how Wes Montgomery seem to just radiate joy and happiness in every playing clip I've seen.


    For the standard definition of cool
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    Big Pimpin' Al Di.

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    If it's all about hearing the artist PLAY, then why all the judgment / fixation on the guy's shades? :rolleyes:
     
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    That's Grant Green. Not Wes Montgomery.

     
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    Speakin' of Grant Green:

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    Oh, I know that, but apparently wasnt clear enough, sorry. What I'm saying is that I think Montgomery's joy is super cool, but if we go for the classic definition of the word the Grant Green is the man
     
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    A great shot of Joe Pass:

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    It's a shame that none of these guys performed in cargo pants and sandals!
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    John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey:

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    I want to know why Sco always looks cool, but I just look like an old balding guy :(
     
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    SCO!

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