Jazz guitarist who also introduced the taking part in of octaves and chord melodies into popular music, which influenced performers from Jimi Hendix to musak. He started playing acoustic guitar when he was nineteen years of age. Half a year after his begin, he could currently play expertly. He preferred using his thumb rather than a guitar choose to make a mellower, softer audio. His brothers Monk and Friend had been also both jazz players and occasionally recorded classes with him. He affected not merely jazzmen, but also rock and roll guitarists like Stevie Ray Vaughan.