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Paul Kogut: Turn of Phrase

Read "Turn of Phrase" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

What makes Paul Kogut's album Turn of Phrase unique is not his virtuosity or talent, of which he has plenty, but the singular mix of tight thematic cohesiveness and expansive aesthetic language. Kogut exhibits versatility without losing his own voice. On “Especially When It Rains," his cool, muscular jazzy guitar evolves into a blistering hot slurred sound with rock sensibilities. “Blue in Green" gets a 21st century makeover, with a stimulating deconstruction into soundscapes that harken at ...


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