Tiny Grimes

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes Full Name: Tiny Grimes [Lloyd Grimes]

United States of America

Profession: Jazz Guitarist
Why Famous: 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
Star Sign: Cancer

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