Charles Samuel "Chuck" Loeb was a jazz guitarist and a member of the groups Steps Ahead and Fourplay.
He was born in Nyack, New York, near New York City on December 7, 1955. At a young age, he listened to artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan. He discovered jazz when he was sixteen through the music of guitarists Wes Montgomery, George Benson, John McLaughlin, and Pat Martino.
Loeb attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, then left in 1976 to...