The Orchestra Is His Drum Set: Adam Rudolph’s Ensemble Approach Relies on Color, Texture and the Sound of Surprise

Though he ultimately settled on the more poetic Resonant Bodies, Adam Rudolph half-seriously considered calling the second album by his Go: Organic Guitar Orchestra How To Play the Guitar. It’s a provocative suggestion given the near absence of anything resembling conventional guitar playing by the nine axmen that make up percussionist/composer/conductor’s inventive ensemble. But it

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