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Sonny Sharrock shreds notes and minds

So many jazz guitarists go for quick and clean with their tones and their notes, but Sonny Sharrock has a different aesthetic entirely. Sometimes quick, but never clean! This is music that goes for the gut.

by Jon Davis, Published 2016-01-13


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Sonny Sharrock

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