Tiny Grimes


American jazz (and R&B) guitarist.
Born: July 07, 1916 in Newport News, Virginia.
Died: March 04, 1989 in New York City, New York.
Started as a one-finger guitarist before switching to guitar. Tiny played with [a=Art Tatum] (1943-'44), [a=Billie Holiday], with his own groups (with [a=Charlie Parker] and [a=Red Prysock]), and recorded with [a=Coleman Hawkins], [a=Illinois Jacquet], [a=Pepper Adams], [a=Roy Eldridge], [a=Earl Hines] and others.