The jazz guitar collective known as Strings Attached — Jack Wilkins, Vic Juris, Ron Affif and Mark Whitfield — made a big splash at this year’s Winter JazzFest and caught the edition of Downbeat Magazine’s contributing writer Bill Milkowski. For the full review, click here.
“Jazz guitar is alive and well in New York City, thanks to ‘Strings Attached’ — don’t miss them!” —Jon Herington, Steely Dan Strings Attached features four of New York City’s premier six-string jazz masters on a single stage—Jack Wilkins, Vic Juris, Joe Cohn, and Mark Whitfield. Individually, they have been dubbed “the best young guitarist ...
Acclaimed guitarist Jack Wilkins celebrates his 70th birthday with a little help from his friends on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street in New York City. Showtimes are 7:30pm & 9:30pm.
Some of jazz’s finest guitarists gathered last week to salute acclaimed guitarist Joe Diorio on his 75th birthday at New York’s famed Birdland Jazz Club. The salute, organized by Charles Carlini, featured legendary guitarist Pat Martino, Adam Rogers, Vic Juris, Paul Bollenback, Gil Parris, Ron Affif, and David Becker among others.