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The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

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The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

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The members of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet — John Dearman, William Kanengiser, Scott Tennant and Andrew York — talk with NPR's Lisa Simeone about their 25 years together and the group's new CD, Guitar Heroes.

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The quartet has an inspiring and wide-ranging repertoire, and while the guitarists stirive to keep a classical element to their programs, they also like to incorporate other genres.

"We're not a straight-ahead string quartet," says Kanengiser. "We get a nice balance between traditional things and all these new directions we're exploring."

The LAGQ playlist is below:

- El Baile de Luis Alonzo (Gerónimo Giméniz/arr by Pepe Romero)

- Pop (Andrew York)

- Icarus (Ralph Towner/arr. William Kanengiser)

- Hungarian Rhapsody #2 (Liszt)

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