Tuesday, November 08, 2016

You and whose guitar army

The fact that the annual Audioscope bash, which took place on Friday, opened with the Oxford Guitar Orchestra (seven guitarists/bassists drawn from local bands past and present plus Ride drummer Loz Colbert) covering avant garde composer Rhys Chatham's 20-minute piece 'Guitar Trio' says much about the nature of the event. The fact that that proved to be the most conventional performance of a typically enjoyable evening says even more. A snippet of the highlights can be found here.

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