Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli passed away at the age of 94 from coronavirus
John 'Bucky' Pizzarelli, a Jazz guitarist who was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, passed away at the age of 94. He had previously tested positive for COVID-19.
The teacher who had played for presidents at the White House during his long and esteemed career reportedly died Wednesday at his home in Saddle River, New Jersey.
Pizzarelli's family said they believe the cause of death was the coronavirus. According to the report, Sunday (local time) was positive for the virus.
John Pizzarelli Her son is also a renowned jazz artist, he told the Bergen Record on Thursday. That there will be some kind of tribute as soon as we can be within 6 feet of each other.
Born in Paterson, New Jersey, Pizzarelli had a career that spanned eight decades. He showcased his musical skills for former presidents, including Ronald reagan and Bill Clinton, and he played alongside music icons like Frank Sinatra.
Jazz guitarist Frank Vignola , said of Pizzarelli, the jazz guitar would not be what it is today without Bucky pizzarelli . He and Freddie green They were responsible for a rhythmic guitar style that lasted until 2020.
Bucky pizzarelli breathed his last while his wife, Ruth, his son Martin, and his caregiver were by his side.