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    American jazz guitarist and banjoist player.Born : October 20, 1907 in Newark, New Jersey.Died : June 10, 1965 in Reno, Nevada.Carl Kress started his career as banjo and guitar-player, recording with the best white jazzmen of the 20's, among them Bix Beiderbecke. In the 30's, Kress became a central figure in the conception and perfecting of the jazz guitar duo.He was first heard in the company of ...more


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