Jazz guitar great Bucky Pizzarelli has died of coronavirus

Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli died Wednesday at his home in Saddle River, New Jersey. He was 94, and the cause was the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to his son, John Pizzarelli, a prominent jazz guitarist and vocalist in his own right. The elder Pizzarelli tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday, according to the Bergen Record. His wife, Ruth, and son Martin were at his side when he died. “There will be some kind of tribute as soon as we can all get within 6 feet of each other,” son John told the Record. Bucky Pizzarelli started performing in combos as a teenager and was a sought-after session musician in the… Read More

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