Jim Hall, a leading jazz guitarist of modern era who influenced younger musicians, dies at 83

  • by: CHARLES J. GANS , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 10, 2013 - 11:15 PM

NEW YORK — Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era, whose subtle technique, lyrical sound and introspective approach strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, died early Tuesday at age 83, his wife said.

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