Allan Holdsworth churns personal soundtrack from his echo chamber

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Allan Holdsworth lost a marriage, a recording studio, and his footing in life when he made the existential jazz record, “FLATTire,” released May 14, 2012. CREDIT: Don Megla

“Most of the things I played weren’t particularly technical in the sense of requiring exceptional dexterity. They were all about the emotion and staying true to the concept of supporting visual images. That’s very different than making a normal record, where the focus is just on a piece of music and soloing within that.”

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