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Frank Portolese: Plectrum Jazz Guitar Solos

Chicago veteran Frank Portolese reveals a decided Joe Pass/Django Reinhardt influence on these stellar flat-picked interpretations of familiar fare. While his lush chordal voicings and moving basslines on “Over the Rainbow” speak of Pass, the dazzling filigrees he throws in on that tune are positively Django-esque. With his obscure 1965 Barker guitar, he takes an … Read More “Frank Portolese: Plectrum Jazz Guitar Solos”

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