What's Hot With Jazz Guitar: Pat Kelley Plus LA, CA Workshop

by Doc Dosco

This week we feature the fine Los Angeles jazz guitarist Pat Kelley.

Online Bio

Pat Kelley has recorded eight CD's as a leader, toured in more than
thirty countries as a performer, worked as a Los Angeles studio
guitarist on hundreds of sessions for records, television, commercials,
and motion pictures, and composed more than one hundred songs that have
been commercially recorded.

Pat has performed with Natalie Cole, George Benson, Tom Scott, David
Benoit, Dave Brubeck, John Pisano, Herb Ellis, Rick Braun, Jeff Lorber,
Richard Elliot, Dave Koz, Al Jarreau, Gregg Karukas, Bill Cantos, Keiko
Matsui, Nickel Creek, B. B. King, Ronnie Laws, Hubert Laws, Jose
Feliciano, Eric Marienthal, Olivia Newton John, Stix Hooper, Randy
Crawford, Melissa Manchester, and Burt Bacharach.

Pat was the house guitarist for several years on the Merv Griffin, Pat
Sajak, Joan Rivers, and Carol Burnett television shows. He has also
performed with symphony orchestras in San Francisco, San Diego, Houston,
Atlanta, Tulsa, Denver, San Antonio, Auckland, Nashville and Toledo.

In June 2003, Pat was honored in his hometown of Tulsa and his home
state of Oklahoma by being inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame.
Pat joined the ranks of past inductees such as Charlie Christian, Chet
Baker, Barney Kessel, Oscar Pettiford, Dave Brubeck, and Lester Young.

Pat is also an active producer and engineer. He is the founder of the
Artsong Music CD label.

Pat holds a full time teaching position in the Studio/Jazz Guitar
Department at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of
Music in Los Angeles.

Pat Kelley's website


March 12th

John Pisano Presents
The Jazz Guitar
Sunday Workshop Series

Bob Bain &
Jim Fox

Bob Bain was the NBC Tonight show guitarist for 23 years.
Guitarist for Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle, Billy May and Tommy Dorsey.
Recordings with Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole.

Jim Fox is a fabulous LA guitarist with oodles of credits to his name.

Program starts at 2:00 PM

California Vintage Guitar and Amp
5244 Van Nuys Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA
(818) 789-8884

Tuition: $20.00

(Limited to the first 125 people)

Doc Dosco is a jazz guitarist, composer and audio consultant living in
Los Angeles, CA. His website is located at http://www.docdosco.com,
where you can find more information on the 'What's Hot with Jazz Guitar'
columns, audio clips of Doc's playing, and many additional features. Doc
endorses Heritage Guitars and is a featured artist on their website. He also
endorses the new Pignose Valve Tube Amps -- great for jazz (and anything else!)

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