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In remembrance of Ronny Jordan who passed away in January of 2014 at the age of 51, we present this extensive interview first published in January of 2013. Ronny Jordan is a winner of Gibson Guitar’s award for Best Jazz Guitarist, he’s been nominated for a Grammy award, and is a jazz artist who has made it to the pop charts. He’s known as one of the earliest and most successful jazz artists to draw upon the energy and vitality of hip hop.