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Francesco Diodati is not your typical guitar-slinger. That much was clear when the Italian plectrist joined trumpeter Enrico Rava’s high-profile quartet and appeared on Rava’s 2015 ECM album WildDance. Rava has rarely played with a guitarist, but these days at his concerts, people wait for Diodati’s outrageous drop-dead solos.

Although Rava put him on the radar, Diodati also pursues a wide variety of adventurous projects, including his own band Yellow Squeeds and the collectives MAT, Floors, and

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