A stylistically wide-ranging jazz guitarist, Anthony Wilson has drawn praise for his own eclectic albums, and work with artists like Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Michael Bublé, and others. The son of noted trumpeter/bandleader Gerald Wilson, Wilson emerged in the late '90s playing in his father's big band, and issued his own nonet albums like 1997's Grammy-nominated Anthony Wilson, plus soulful trio dates like 2001's Our Gang. Along with his lucrative work as a sideman, Wilson has continued to evolve, pushing forward his large ensemble on 2006's Power of Nine, and showcasing his own folk-influenced singer/songwriter compositions on 2016's Frogtown. Born in 1968 in Los Angeles, Wilson grew up seeing his father's band play live, but it was his love of Bob Dylan that first inspired him to start playing guitar around age eight. Along with ...
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