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Dominic Frasca

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Deviations

Label: Cantaloupe Music
Released: 2005
Track listing: Dometude; Forced Entry; Lefty's Elegy; Deviations; Metaclopramide; Two Pages; Dark Age Machinery.

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Dominic Frasca: Deviations

Read "Deviations" reviewed by John Kelman


When Adrian Belew, King Crimson's guitarist/vocalist, coined the phrase The Guitar as Orchestra for his 1995 solo album, he was referring to broadening the instrument's sonic landscape through an array of electronic processing. But to other guitarists even the most unaffected acoustic guitar has richer possibilities. Ralph Towner, for example, visualizes completely self-contained compositions on guitar--subdividing ...

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Article: Album Review

Dominic Frasca: Deviations

Read "Deviations" reviewed by AAJ Staff


While the center/left jazz world has been celebrating Charlie Hunter and his eight-string bass guitar wizardry, Dominic Frasca has been quietly amassing frightening technique on a ten-string guitar (a Martin classical converted by Thomas Humphrey). If you're counting strings in the altered guitar universe, Frasca has the edge. He also plays an acoustic instrument, allowing a ...


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