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Vinny Raniolo: Air Guitar

Read "Air Guitar" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Now here's something that brings fresh meaning to the idea of an artist piloting an album. Virtuoso guitarist and avid aviator Vinny Raniolo uses his debut leader date as an opportunity to fly the friendly skies, putting his ax to good use on an aerial-themed program with a pleasantly straightforward outlook. While Raniolo has come to be known for his associations with other skilled six-stringers--Tommy Emmanuel, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Frank Vignola, to cite three--he doesn't take one ...