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Johnny Smith

Johnny Smith

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birthday
25th
June, 1922
Death
11th
June, 2013
Birth Place
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

Johnny Henry Smith II (June 25, 1922 – June 11, 2013) was an American cool jazz and mainstream jazz guitarist. He wrote “Walk, Don’t Run” in 1954. In 1984, Smith was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Bing Crosby, Count Basie, Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton

Birth Name

John Henry Smith II

Genres

Jazz

Labels

Columbia, Concord, Roost, Roulette, Verve

Years Active

1935 1992

Name

Johnny Smith

Nationality

United States of America

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