GuitArtistry: A Tale of Two Rising Six-String Stars


Six years ago, in 2015, I had the honor of being on a panel of judges for the first Wes Montgomery International Guitar Competition. While the five finalists who played that October day, backed by Pat Martino’s organ trio of Hammond B-3 ace Pat Bianchi and drummer Carmen Intorre, were all very accomplished young players

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