Happy Birthday John Pizzarelli

April 6, 1960

I Got Rhythm

Guitarist and vocalist John Paul Pizzarelli Jr.was born April 6, 1960 in Paterson, New Jersey.

Son of jazz patriarch Bucky Pizzarelli, John has appeared on over 140 albums and nearly forty of his own.

He also frequently works with a jazz quartet consisting of his brother Martin Pizzarelli on bass, Larry Fuller piano, and Tony Tedesco drums.

With over twenty albums to his credit and appearing on many others he is renowned for the practice of singing the notes along with his guitar solos.

John Pizzarelli has performed with Buddy DeFranco, George Shearing, Johnny Frigo and the “Boston Pops.”