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Four six-string masters going solo are the focus for this fortnight's podcast, and they cover the gamut from acoustic true-believers to studio mavens ready to mix it up with multi-tracking and effects pedals. What are the benefitsand dangersof attempting jazz without compadres? Wouldn't you know it, Pat & Mike have opinions on that topic. Pop matters focuses squarely on the King -at least for white people of a certain age -Elvis Presley.
Discussion of Leo Kottke's album The Best (Capitol) 4:15
Discussion of Joe Pass's album Virtuoso (Pablo) 16:35
Discussion of Steve Khan's album Evidence (Arista Novus) 28:45
Discussion of Duck Baker's album Spinning Song (Avant) 40:30
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