John Scofield (born December 26, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American jazz guitarist and composer, who played and eventually collaborated with
Miles Davis, Phil Lesh, Billy Cobham, Medeski Martin & Wood, Dennis Chambers, George Duke and other important artists. At ease in the bebop idiom,
Scofield is also well versed in jazz fusion, funk, blues, soul, and other forms of modern American music.
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