Few guitarists in the jazz idiom have reached the level or virtuosity that Joe Pass established and refined throughout his career. His playing in group settings was flawless, but he revealed his true genius as a solo guitarist who could simultaneously play all aspects of a jazz composition or a blues tune - melody, rhythm, choral harmonies, bass lines and rapid-fire improvations - with an impeccable sense of taste and style that wowed critics and listeners around the world. Compiled in this video are a series of performances from 1962 to 1982 that capture the essence, brilliant technique and enormous talent of Joe Pass. Also featured are brief interviews where Joe discusses his origins as a guitarist and his thoughts on his music. Joe Pass has inspired legions of players, yet he remains unsurpassed as the most genial jazz guitarist of our time.
Tracklisting: - They Can't Take That Away from Me - Summertime - Ain't Necessarily So and others