Artist Name
Tal Farlow
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Jazz

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Jazz

Origin
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Born

1921

Formed
1921

Ended
1998

Alternate Name
Octopus

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Talmage Holt Farlow (June 7, 1921 – July 25, 1998) was an American jazz guitarist. Nicknamed the "Octopus", for his extremely large hands spread over the fretboard as if they were tentacles, he is considered one of the all-time great jazz guitarists. Where other similar players of his day combined rhythmic chords with linear melodies, Farlow preferred placing single notes together in clusters, varying between harmonically richened tones based on a startling new technique.


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