JAZZ: The first jazz electric guitar?

Guitarist Charlie Christian circa 1940 in New York

In 1932, a musician called Gage Brewer began performing on one of the first electrically amplified Hawaiian guitars. The idea soon appealed to guitarists rendered almost inaudible in big swing bands, but six years passed before a jazz guitarist, George Barnes, first .....

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