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Bill Frisell, Big Sur (out now, Okeh Records, billfrisell.com): The most striking thing about this record is that the guitarist whose name appears on the cover remains quite content to be just another member of the band. There are exceptions in which Frisell's iconic reverby guitar is allowed to shine-like "The Big One" and "A Beautiful View"-but overall the string section dominates the show. CR