Ed Cherry

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Ed Cherry
Birth nameEdward E. Cherry Jr.
Born(1954-10-12)October 12, 1954
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Years active1978–present
LabelsGroovin' High, Justin Time, Posi-Tone
Associated acts Dizzy Gillespie, Paula West, Paquito D'Rivera
Website www.edcherryguitar.com

Edward E. Cherry Jr. (October 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and studio musician. Cherry is perhaps best known for his long association with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, with whom he performed from 1978 until shortly before Gillespie's death in 1993. Since that time, he has worked with Paquito D'Rivera, Jon Faddis, John Patton, Hamiet Bluiett, Henry Threadgill, and Paula West. He has recorded a number of albums as a leader.



As leader

As sideman

With Hamiet Bluiett

With Paquito D'Rivera

With Jon Faddis

With Ken Fowser

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Jared Gold

With Ben Paterson

With John Patton

With Henry Threadgill

With Jason Tiemann

With Doug Webb

With Charles Williams

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