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James Chirillo

g, *1953 US, Waltham, Massachusetts
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. James Louis Chirillo

American jazz guitarist, jazz banjoist, composer, arranger, and band leader. Born May 2, 1953, Waltham, Massachusetts. He grew up in Bellevue, Washington, and has been a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, since 1993. Chirillo studied music at The University of North Texas College of Music, where in the fall of 1976, he was chosen to play in the One O'Clock Lab Band for the academic year. His major concentration was composition and he studied guitar with Jack Petersen. Post-college: 1977-79 — Chirillo performed regularly with singers Marilyn Maye, Vic Damone, Joey Heatherton, Lorna Luft, and pianist Roger Williams 1979-82 — Member of the U.S. Military Academy Band at West Point Jazz Knights

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Banjo
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Big Eared Mule on Americano by Pablo Sainz Villegas
Dear Old Dixie on Americano by Pablo Sainz Villegas
Kansas City Kitty on Americano by Pablo Sainz Villegas
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town on Lush Life - Christmas in New York by Jon-Erik Kellso, Harry Allen & James Chirillo
Oh Christmas Tree on Lush Life - Christmas in New York by Jon-Erik Kellso, Harry Allen & James Chirillo
Blues for Valerie on Sultry Serenade by James Chirillo
What Will Santa Claus Say on Lush Life - Christmas in New York by Jon-Erik Kellso, Harry Allen & James Chirillo
Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Live on Here Comes the Night by James Chirillo
When Lights Are Low on Sultry Serenade by James Chirillo
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen on Lush Life - Christmas in New York by Jon-Erik Kellso, Harry Allen & James Chirillo

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Sultry SerenadeJames Chirillo2000Album
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