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John Stein

Internationally renowned jazz guitarist John Stein was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri USA where he took up his instrument at an early age. His talent for and love of music ultimately earned him a faculty position at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he is an Associate Professor in the Harmony Department.

John Stein is an experienced teacher, clinician, recording artist, and author. John has performed as a leader or a sideman with some of the world's finest jazz acts, and his compositions and performances cover the spectrum of jazz styles.

John is a prolific recording artist as a leader, in addition to the contributions he has made to other artists' projects. His newest recording, Emotion [WSC 066], was released in 2014.

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- You won't hear a fresher, more poignant, jazz energy anywhere else on the planet today. This one gets a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED from me, as well as the “PICK” of this issue for “best guitar jazz” album. Dick Metcalf aka Rotcod Zzaj

- John Stein . . . the poet of the classical jazz guitar. Dick Crockett “The Voice” - 88.7fm

- John Stein is one of the great guitarists, in the tradition of Joe Pass and Tal Farlow. Raising The Roof proves my point! Ron Della Chiesa - WPLM, 99.1 fm

- What a gift this man has. He's in an elite class: a mere handful of jazz guitarists who consistently put taste above chops and flash

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Albums

Emotion
Emotion
Whaling City Sound
2014
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Bing Bang Boom!
Bing Bang Boom!
Whaling City Sound
2012
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Hi Fly
Hi Fly
Whaling City Sound
2011
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Raising the Roof
Raising the Roof
Whaling City Sound
2010
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Turn Up The Quiet
Turn Up The Quiet
Whaling City Sound
2009
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Encounterpoint
Encounterpoint
Whaling City Sound
2009
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