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Johnny Smith was another tremendous voice in jazz guitar. His single note solos were always crystal clear and his rich harmonic vocabulary made his solo guitar performance legendary. He recorded serveral great recordings including Moonlight in Vermont, The Johnny Smith Quartet and The Sound of the Johnny Smith Guitar. This first idea is a classic ii-V-I idea inspired by Johnny Smith's performance on Have You Met Miss Jones from the Roost recording Moods. Check it out.