Tiny Grimes

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes

Full Name: Lloyd Grimes
Profession: Jazz Guitarist

United States of America

Biography: Member of the Art Tatum Trio from 1943 to 1944, was a backing musician on recording sessions, and later led his own bands, including a recording session with Charlie Parker.

He is notable for playing the tenor guitar, a four-stringed electric instrument.

Born: July 7, 1916
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: March 4, 1989 (aged 72)
Cause of Death: Meningitis

Historical Events

  • 1952-03-21 25,000 attend the 1st rock & roll concert ever when Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena