James Pasco Gourley, Jr. (June 9, 1926 – December 7, 2008)[1] was an American jazz guitarist, active from the 1950s to the 2000s.



Gourley was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, and worked with Bud Powell, Clifford Brown, Kenny Clarke, Zoot Sims, Anita O'Day, Gigi Gryce, Stephane Grapelli and Johnny Griffin.[1]

He died in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France at the age of 82.[1]



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