JOE PASS

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Joe Pass (born Joseph Anthony Passalaqua, January 13, 1929, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, died May 23, 1994, Los Angeles, California), was a virtuoso jazz guitarist. One of the greatest solo jazz artists of all time, Joe Pass also ranks as one of the great guitarists not only for his knowledge of the instrument and technical prowess, but also his compositional and improvisational skills.

It was Norman Granz, the iconic producer of Jazz at the Philharmonic and the founder of Verve Records, who, upon hearing Pass in 1970, immediately recognised the "new talent" and signed him to Granz's new Pablo Records label (named for Granz's friend Pablo Picasso).

In 1974, Pass released his landmark solo album "Virtuoso" on Pablo Records. Also in 1974, Pablo Records released the album "The Trio" featuring Pass, Oscar Peterson, and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen. "The Trio" won a Grammy award for best jazz performance. As part
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Six String Santa (Joe Pass Christmas)Six String Santa (Joe Pass Christmas)
Cobra Entertainment LLC 2010
$7.95
$3.11 (used)
VirtuosoVirtuoso
Remastered
Original Jazz Classics 2010
$5.93
$5.59 (used)
UnforgettableUnforgettable
Pablo 1998
$10.80
$3.95 (used)
Virtuoso #2Virtuoso #2
Pablo 1995
$8.47
$3.55 (used)
IntercontinentalIntercontinental
MPS-Jazz 2014
$11.04
$15.72 (used)
Blues For FredBlues For Fred
Remastered
Pablo 2004
$14.98
$9.99 (used)
Virtuoso #4 [2 CD]Virtuoso #4 [2 CD]
Pablo 1993
$19.84
$15.44 (used)
Virtuoso #3Virtuoso #3
Original Jazz Classics 1992
$10.28
$9.59 (used)
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JOE PASS Discography

JOE PASS albums / top albums

JOE PASS Sounds of Synanon album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Sounds of Synanon
Bop 1962
JOE PASS Catch Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Catch Me
Bop 1963
JOE PASS 12 String Guitar (Great Motion Picture Themes) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
12 String Guitar (Great Motion Picture Themes)
Bop 1964
JOE PASS For Django album cover 3.96 | 3 ratings
For Django
Bop 1964
JOE PASS A Sign of the Times album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Sign of the Times
Bop 1965
JOE PASS The Stones Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Stones Jazz
Bop 1967
JOE PASS Simplicity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Simplicity
Bop 1967
JOE PASS Guitar Interludes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Guitar Interludes
Bop 1969
JOE PASS Intercontinental album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Intercontinental
Bop 1970
JOE PASS Better Days album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Better Days
Bop 1971
JOE PASS Virtuoso album cover 4.12 | 3 ratings
Virtuoso
Bop 1974
JOE PASS Portraits of Duke Ellington album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portraits of Duke Ellington
Bop 1975
JOE PASS Virtuoso #2 album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Virtuoso #2
Bop 1977
JOE PASS Virtuoso #3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Virtuoso #3
Bop 1978
JOE PASS Tudo Bem! (with Paulinho Da Costa) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tudo Bem! (with Paulinho Da Costa)
Latin Jazz 1978
JOE PASS Chops (with Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chops (with Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen)
Bop 1979
JOE PASS I Remember Charlie Parker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Remember Charlie Parker
Bop 1979
JOE PASS Checkmate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Checkmate
Bop 1981
JOE PASS Eximious album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Eximious
Bop 1982
JOE PASS Ira, George and Joe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ira, George and Joe
Bop 1982
JOE PASS Virtuoso #4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Virtuoso #4
Bop 1983
JOE PASS Joe Pass & J.J. Johnson : We'll Be Together Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Pass & J.J. Johnson : We'll Be Together Again
Bop 1984
JOE PASS Whitestone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Whitestone
Bop 1984
JOE PASS Joe Pass / Robert Conti : The Living Legends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Pass / Robert Conti : The Living Legends
Bop 1985
JOE PASS Blues for Fred album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Blues for Fred
Bop 1988
JOE PASS One for My Baby album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One for My Baby
Bop 1989
JOE PASS Sound Project (aka Sentimental Mood) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sound Project (aka Sentimental Mood)
Bop 1989
JOE PASS Summer Nights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summer Nights
Bop 1990
JOE PASS Appassionato album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Appassionato
Bop 1991
JOE PASS Joe Pass Tommy Gumina : Autumn Leaves album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Pass Tommy Gumina : Autumn Leaves
Bop 1991
JOE PASS Six String Santa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Six String Santa
Bop 1992
JOE PASS My Song album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Song
Bop 1993
JOE PASS Songs for Ellen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs for Ellen
Bop 1994
JOE PASS Unforgettable album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unforgettable
Bop 1998
JOE PASS Joe's Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe's Blues
Bop 1998
JOE PASS Virtuoso In New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Virtuoso In New York
Bop 2004

JOE PASS EPs & splits

JOE PASS live albums

JOE PASS Jazz/Concord album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz/Concord
Bop 1973
JOE PASS Joe Pass at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Joe Pass at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1975
Bop 1975
JOE PASS Montreux 77 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Montreux 77
Bop 1977
JOE PASS Northsea Nights (with Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Northsea Nights (with Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen)
Bop 1980
JOE PASS Live at Donte's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Donte's
Bop 1981
JOE PASS Joy Spring album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Joy Spring
Bop 1981
JOE PASS Live at Long Beach City College (aka Blues Dues) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Long Beach City College (aka Blues Dues)
Bop 1984
JOE PASS University Of Akron Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
University Of Akron Concert
Bop 1986
JOE PASS What's New ? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What's New ?
Bop 1991
JOE PASS Virtuoso Live! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Virtuoso Live!
Bop 1991
JOE PASS Joe Pass Quartet Live at Yoshi's album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Joe Pass Quartet Live at Yoshi's
Bop 1992
JOE PASS Finally : Live In Stockholm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Finally : Live In Stockholm
Bop 1993
JOE PASS In Hamburg album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Hamburg
Bop 1997
JOE PASS Resonance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Resonance
Bop 2000
JOE PASS What Is There to Say album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What Is There to Say
Bop 2001
JOE PASS Meditation: Solo Guitar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meditation: Solo Guitar
Bop 2002
JOE PASS Live In Vegas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Vegas
Bop 2018

JOE PASS demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

JOE PASS re-issues & compilations

JOE PASS The Complete 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete "Catch Me" Sessions
Bop 1963
JOE PASS The Best Of album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Of
Bop 1983
JOE PASS The Best of Joe Pass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of Joe Pass
Bop 1997
JOE PASS Guitar Virtuoso album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Guitar Virtuoso
Bop 1997
JOE PASS The Complete Pacific Jazz Joe Pass Quartet Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Pacific Jazz Joe Pass Quartet Sessions
Bop 2001
JOE PASS What Is There to Say album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
What Is There to Say
Bop 2001
JOE PASS Simplicity / A Sign of the Times album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Simplicity / A Sign of the Times
Bop 2002
JOE PASS The Stones Jazz/12 String Guitar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Stones Jazz/12 String Guitar
Bop 2009
JOE PASS A Sign Of The Times/Simplicity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Sign Of The Times/Simplicity
Bop 2011
JOE PASS Joe Pass & Les McCann : Something Special - The 1962 Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Pass & Les McCann : Something Special - The 1962 Sessions
Bop 2014
JOE PASS But Beautiful album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
But Beautiful
Bop 2014
JOE PASS Joe Pass Quartet & Septet : Walking Up - Early Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Pass Quartet & Septet : Walking Up - Early Recordings
Bop 2017
JOE PASS Live At The Encore Theatre album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Encore Theatre
Hard Bop 2017

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