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Giuseppe Continenza: Italian Bop Guitarist

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I'm proud of my Italian-American heritage, but not because of bruschetta and olive oil. Some of the greatest bop guitarists ever are Italian-Americans: from Pat Martino to Joe Pass, Joe Diorio to Tommy Tedesco, or Jimmy Bruno to Gene Bertocini. So I decided to reach back to the mother land and track down a relatively new name on the scence, an archtop export who's actually from Italy, Pescara's Giuseppe Continenza.

Continenza is a flamethrowing bopmeister who released Seven Steps to ...