Seminal guitarist John Pizzarelli returns to Vail Jazz for two performances

By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — When impersonating his father — famed guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli — John Pizzarelli adopts a raspy voice with a strong Jersey accent. He speaks of his father with a tone of equal parts humor and adoration.Coming from one of the most talented, harmonious families in jazz history, there was never any pressure for John to take up music as a young boy. He was never pushed to follow in the footsteps of his father, but Bucky has certainly played a part in refining his son’s skills, even when it comes to hitting the most complicated bridges and transitions on …

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