American jazz guitaristDied when: 94 years 83 days (1130 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
John Paul "Bucky" Pizzarelli (January 9, 1926 – April 1, 2020) was an American jazz guitarist.He was the father of jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli and double bassist Martin Pizzarelli.
He worked for NBC as a staffman for Dick Cavett (1971) and ABC with Bobby Rosengarden in (1952).Musicians he collaborated with include Benny Goodman, Les Paul, Stéphane Grappelli, and Antônio Carlos Jobim.
Pizzarelli cited as influences Django Reinhardt, Freddie Green, and George Van Eps.