Marty Grosz

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Marty Grosz
Birth name Marty Oliver Grosz
Born February 28, 1930
Origin Berlin, Germany
Genres Jazz, dixieland
Instruments guitar, banjo, vocals
Associated acts Bob Wilber
Soprano Summit

Martin Oliver "Marty" Grosz (born February 28, 1930) is an American jazz guitarist, banjoist, vocalist and composer born in Berlin, Germany, perhaps most notable for his work with Bob Wilber, performing with and doing arrangements for him.[1] Grosz has also been involved in projects involving Kenny Davern, Dick Sudhalter and Keith Ingham.

During the 1970s he was a member of Soprano Summit. In 1986 Grosz became a joined The Classic Jazz Quartet, with Dick Wellstood, Joe Muranyi, and Dick Sudhalter. He played, sang and wrote most of the group's arrangements. He has also performed at concerts with Joe Pass, Herb Ellis, and Charlie Byrd.[2]

Grosz' father is the German-American painter George Grosz.

Grosz was featured on The State of Things (radio show) from WUNC-FM on April 13, 2011.

Website: www.MartyGrosz.com

Discography[edit]

As bandleader

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Marty Grosz Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Marty Grosz at All About Jazz". Retrieved 22 March 2010.