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Ike Isaacs

g, acg, GB
Musician of Jazz and World

Ike Isaacs (December 1, 1919 – January 11, 1996) was a jazz guitarist born in Rangoon, Burma, best known for his work with Stéphane Grappelli.Isaacs was an autodidact, and started playing professionally while he was a chemistry student at university. In 1946 he moved to England, where he freelanced for many years; he played in the BBC Show Band, as well as with George Chisholm (1956) and Barney Kessel (1968). In the 1960s and 1970s he played with Stéphane Grappelli extensively, including with Diz Disley's Hot Club of London. Isaacs played with Digby Fairweather, Len Skeat, and Denny Wright in the group Velvet in the 1970s as well.

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
Come Rain or Come Shine on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
Get out and Get Under the Moon on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
My Very Good Friend, The Milkman on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
Make Someone Happy on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
It's Only a Paper Moon on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
Everything Happens to Me on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
I Hadn't Anyone Til You on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs
This Heart of Mine on Enjoy Yourself! by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Haggart & Ike Isaacs

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Enjoy Yourself!Maxine Sullivan / Bob Haggart / Ike Isaacs1986Compil.
The Latin Guitars Of Ike IsaacsIke Isaacs1978Album
The Music Of Michel Legrand Played By Ike Isaacs And The Glittering GuitarsIke Isaacs1974Album
Lutes And FlutesIke Isaacs1973Album
I Like IkeIke Isaacs1968Album
The Tender TouchIke Isaacs1965Album
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