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Listening to the Rhythm Guitarist

Musician Marty Grosz returns to Fresh Air to discuss the role of the rhythm guitarist in jazz, particularly in the early days of big bands. He sings two songs to illustrate the technique.

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Other segments from the episode on July 3, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 3, 1987: Interview with Sam Charters; Commentary on rhythm guitar; Obituary for Michael Bennett; Review of the home video releases of "The Palm Beach Story" and "The…

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