John Pisano

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John Pisano
Background information
Born (1931-02-06) February 6, 1931 (age 91)
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Years active1952–present
LabelsPablo, Mel Bay

John Pisano (born February 6, 1931) is a jazz guitarist born in Staten Island, New York.


Pisano has worked with Herb Alpert, Billy Bean, Chico Hamilton, Peggy Lee, and Joe Pass.[1]


As leader[edit]

  • Makin' It: Guitar Duets with Billy Bean (Decca, 1958)
  • Take Your Pick with Billy Bean (Decca, 1958)
  • Under the Blanket with Willie Ruff (A&M, 1970)
  • The Flying Pisanos (1995)
  • Among Friends (Pablo, 1995)
  • Duets with Joe Pass (Pablo, 1996)
  • Conversation Pieces (Pablo, 1997)
  • Makin' It Again (String Jazz, 1998)
  • Ensemble (String Jazz, 2000)
  • West Coast Sessions with Billy Bean and Dennis Budimir (String Jazz, 2000)
  • Affinity with Ray Walker (Jardis, 2000)
  • John Pisano's Guitar Night (Mel Bay, 2007)

As sideman[edit]

With Herb Alpert

With Chico Hamilton

With Fred Katz

With Peggy Lee

With Sérgio Mendes

With Ken Nordine

With Joe Pass

With others


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "John Pisano". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 May 2014.

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