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Graham Dechter: Youth, Steeped In Tradition

December 1, 2012The 26-year-old jazz guitarist has been making a name for himself ever since he joined the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra seven years ago. Watch him perform the title tune from his new album, Takin' It There.

Graham Dechter is a 26-year-old jazz guitarist who's been living his dream. Dechter was invited to join the world-famous Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra at 19, and now, seven years later, he's leading his own group — and just released his second album, Takin It There. Here's a clip of the Graham Dechter Quartet performing the title track in the Jazz24/KPLU studios.

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  • Jeff Hamilton, drums
  • Josh Nelson, piano
  • Christoph Luty, bass
Credits
  • Photos/Video: Justin Steyer

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