Teamed with him...Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Carter, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, Herb Ellis, Zoot Sims, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Louis Bellson, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Della Reese, Johnny Mathis, Red Mitchell, John Pisano, and among many others.
Joe Pass is one of the most popular American Jazz guitarist in the world. When it comes to solo Jazz guitar, everybody can imagine his name at first. His style of chord-melody, his knowledge of chord inversions and progressions influenced the development of Jazz guitar style. The albums he created are guitarist-must-get such as the series of Virtuoso, Unforgettable, The Trio which he recorded with Oscar Peterson and so on. His famous saying is “If you hit a wrong note, then make it right by what you play afterwards.”