Tiny Grimes

Born: 
07/07/1916
City: 
Newport News
Region: 
VA
Country: 
USA
Died: 
03/04/1989
Years Active: 
1940's-1980's
Instruments: 
Drums, Guitar, Piano
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes was an American jazz and R&B guitarist. He was a member of the Art Tatum Trio from 1943 to 1944, was a backing musician on recording sessions and later led his own bands. He is notable for playing the tenor guitar, a four-stringed electric instrument.

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