Tiny Grimes

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


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
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA

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