Jimmy Bruno


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Musician, Guitarist

Jimmy Bruno has had a long and influential career as a jazz guitarist and played with many top performers including Buddy Rich and Joe Beck. Jimmy also wrote several method books for Mel Bay which have inspired and encouraged musicians for decades. Over the years he has also formed long lasting friendships with luthiers such as Bob Benedetto for whom he served as a product endorser and can be seen in the guitar maker’s printed ads in the 1980s and 90s.