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Rick Stone

“one of the finest straight-ahead jazz guitarists on the current NYC jazz scene.” —Robert Silverstein, MWE3.com “...This is no-nonsense jazz with a classic dark tone and killer chops.” —Dave Walker, davewalkermusic.com From his fresh interpretations of jazz standards, to his lyrically evocative originals, Brooklyn-based guitarist Rick Stone is an artist with a clear musical vision. His fluid, full-bodied sound pays homage to the great jazz masters of the past while maintaining a personal style with a contemporary edge. Rick is a respected teacher at Jazzmobile and Hofstra University and has recently launched the educational website jazzguitarlessons.com

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”Guitarist Rick Stone's warm, swinging tone and impeccable taste in standards (Monk, Evans, Rodgers & Hart) as well as the consistently high quality of his own compositions make this quartet date a pure pleasure from start to finish . . . Recommended to all jazz collections.”

__Rick Anderson, CD Hotlist

“Stone's playing combines the economy of Hall with some of the soul of Wes Montgomery, a little of Pat Metheny's lyricism and a deeper, darker-hued tone that brings to mind Pat Martino but with an approach that is more sparing. The result of this blend is an all-encompassing sound that is still fully cognizant of the value of the spaces between the notes

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Albums

Fractals
Fractals
Jazzand
2011
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Samba de Novembro
Samba de Novembro
Jazzand
2004
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Steppin' Back
Steppin' Back
jazzand
1994
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Far East
Far East
Jazzand
1991
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Blues for Nobody
Blues for Nobody
Jazzand
1985
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