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Fripp’s orchestra gathers round a singular sound

‘When ready, begin.”

That was Victor McSurely’s introduction to the Orchestra of Crafty Guitarists. The orchestra’s leader and founder, Robert Fripp, issued that instruction to a room of 70 to 80 guitar players, recalls McSurely, himself a guitarist but on this occasion working among the orchestra’s crew during a rehearsal.

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