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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the guitar or the way it is played.


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  • John Corigliano's "Red Violin Caprices," rendered here with filled-out chords that give the works a more decidedly guitaristic character, and a set of showpieces by the Paraguayan guitarist and composer Agustín Barrios.

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  • Abdul Wadud wasn't the first jazz cellist, but he pointed the way for guitaristic cello improvisers to come, including Tom Cora, Ernst Reijseger, Diedre Murray and


  • Jan Hammer, the virtuoso keyboardist known for his guitaristic signature Moog lead tones, and fiery violinist Jerry Goodman teamed up for this record - I'd love to know exactly how the conversation started, especially considering that two of these tunes - "Steppings Tones"

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  • "It's good to take advantage of guitaristic things, but listening to different instruments makes you play less like your instrument."

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  • In the course of my "re-education" in matters guitaristic, I have gotten some characteristic sheet music, some methods and, of course, plenty of recordings.

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  • Like Mike, when playing my longer SL CBOMS, I often employ guitaristic fingerings.

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  • Bernstein also brings a special guitaristic flair to "Work" (also memorably treated, guitar-wise, on the Hal Willner-produced Monk tribute album years ago, by guitarists Chris Spedding and Peter Frampton, of all people).

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  • His technique on one hand is idiosyncratic to the guitar, utilizing open strings and guitaristic textures, yet he is highly influenced by saxophonists and pianists.

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