Vernon Reid

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Vernon Reid, Guitarist, is a founding member of the Black Rock Coalition.

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Vernon Alphonsus Reid (born August 22, 1958) is an English-born American guitarist, songwriter, composer, and bandleader. Best known as the founder and primary songwriter of the rock band Living Colour, Reid was named #66 on Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

Critic Steve Huey writes, "[Reid's] rampant eclecticism encompasses everything from heavy metal and punk to funk, R&B and avant-garde jazz, and his anarchic, lightning-fast solos have become something of a hallmark as well."

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1985 Smash & Scatteration Bill Frisell / Vernon Reid 2
1996 Mistaken Identity Vernon Reid 1
1998 GTR OBLQ David Torn, Vernon Reid & Elliott Sharp 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1995 Live at Jazzfestival Frankfurt 1995 Live Jean-Paul Bourelly, Vernon Reid, T.M. Stevens & Dennis Chambers 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
This Little Room Vernon Reid 1

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