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Jesse Cook: Frontiers

Guitarist Jesse Cook has been one of Canada’s brightest stars for years, blending African percussion, Cajun accordion, classical cello and pop vocals with his contemporary rumba flamenco. For Frontiers, Cook lived in Seville for several months, soaking up local color and gaining new inspiration from local musicians and festivals. Like his previous five works, there are fine toe-tapping instrumental jaunts like “Matisse the Cat,” “Vamos” and “Café Mocha,” along with more personal and moody tracks like “Turning” and “Rain.”

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