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Playing on All Seven Strings

May 21, 2009

Cedric Patterson grew up playing music at his church in Topeka. And in seeking out the perfect instrument for gigs inside and out of the church, he constructed his own seven-string bass guitar.

Kansas City, MO – Cedric Patterson performs a blend of gospel, jazz and funk Friday, May 22, 2009 at the Dream Studio on 31st street. KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross recently caught up with him to find out he how built his sound.

An extended version of this interview airs on KC Currents, Sunday at 5pm, or Monday at 8pm. To listen on your own schedule, subscribe to the KC Currents Podcast.