Jazz Prospecting review by Tom Hull

Elliott Sharp – Octal Book Two (CFG 004)
Guitarist, b. 1951. AMG lists him under classical (chamber music) since 1986, although his rather large discography goes back to 1977. I hadn’t heard anything until he showed up playing Monk on Clean Feed, and now I’m up to four records, barely scratching the surface. Solo guitar — having a lot of trouble with the small print here, but the credit actually looks like “Koll 8-string electroacoustic guitarbass.” Interesting but marginal, turning ambient toward the end. B+(**)

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