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Bucky Pizzarelli: Favorite Solos

The 80-year-old, seven-string guitar master Bucky Pizzarelli is a brilliant but underrated player with a flair for chordal melodies, flawless rhythm playing and a driving sense of swing. He and his talented protege Frank Vignola exhibit an easy rapport on toe-tapping swing-era fare in the casual setting of Nola Recording Studios. No frills here; just two guys sitting on chairs, playing their asses off.

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