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Jimmy Gourley

g, 1926-2008 FR, St. Louis
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. James Pasco Jr. Gourley.

James Pasco Gourley, Jr. (June 9, 1926 – December 7, 2008) was an American jazz guitarist, active from the 1950s to the 2000s.Gourley was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, and worked with Bud Powell, Lester Young, Clifford Brown, Kenny Clarke, Zoot Sims, Anita O'Day, Gigi Gryce, Stephane Grapelli and Johnny Griffin.He died in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France at the age of 82.

  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
It's De Lovely on Midnight in Paris: Songs of Cole Porter, Sidney Bechet & Django Reinhardt by Various Artists
Summertime on Double Action by Jimmy Gourley & Barney Wilen
Ladybird on The Jazz Trio by Jimmy Gourley
Speak Low on The Left Bank of New York by Jimmy Gourley
Goodbye on Double Action by Jimmy Gourley & Barney Wilen
Body and Soul on Double Action by Jimmy Gourley & Barney Wilen
Bamoun Beauty on The Left Bank of New York by Jimmy Gourley
Airegin on The Left Bank of New York by Jimmy Gourley
Four and Six on Double Action by Jimmy Gourley & Barney Wilen
Can't Help It on Jimmy Gourley Live by Jimmy Gourley

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Double actionJimmy Gourley & Barney Wilen1999Album
The Jazz TrioJimmy Gourley1995Album
RepetitionJimmy Gourley1995Album
Flyin' The CoopRichard Galliano, Jimmy Gourley1991Album
The Left Bank Of New YorkJimmy Gourley1986Album
Jimmy Gourley And The Paris HeavyweightsJimmy Gourley1984Album
The Jazz TrioJimmy Gourley, Marc Johnson, Philippe Combelle1983Album
GraffittiJimmy Gourley1977Album
Good NewsJimmy GourleyAlbum
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