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"Acoustic Musings", 2004 Review: Solo instrumental guitarist Ben Burdick says that his specialty is diversity. The excellent double-tracked compositions on "Acoustic Musings" eloquently speak to explain this ambiguity. The title track is an intricate and ethereal jazz outing. "Let it Slide" is a hammering blues which modulates from brazen boogie to a Dickie Betts-like melodic sweetness. "Jazzy Country Thang" seems an homage to Chet and all the other country gentlemen. Burdick contradicts the jack-of-all-trades aphorism: he truly is master of all. © Alan Fark

"Acoustic Musings", 2004 Review: Solo instrumental guitarist Ben Burdick says that his specialty is diversity. The excellent double-tracked compositions on "Acoustic Musings" eloquently speak to explain this ambiguity. The title track is an intricate and ethereal jazz outing. "Let it Slide" is a hammering blues which modulates from brazen boogie to a Dickie Betts-like melodic sweetness. "Jazzy ...