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Guitarist Rolf Sturm has performed with and/or appeared on CDs with Tony Trischka, Roswell Rudd, Loudon Wainwright, Anthony Braxton, David Johansen, Billy Martin, Bob Mintzer, Glen Velez, Maggie Roche, Jorma Kaukonen, Dave Douglas, Ike Willis, Eddy Arnold, Pat Boone (!?!), Giora Feidman, and members of the Grateful Dead. He is half of the Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm Duo. He is a member of Tomas Ulrich's Cargo Cult, the silent movie/live music band: 4FiveVI and he co-leads the NYC trio Tricycle. Rolf is also a member of the Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble and the Walter Thompson Orchestra.
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“ FOUR STARS... 10 solo acoustic performances that
resonate with verve. Sturm’s style encompasses elements of
classical, American roots music and flamenco, and he mixes
them so seamlessly and constantly that they become their
own anagram... each piece is suffused with tremendous
energy and movement.” - DownBeat February, 2011 by
Sturm is a prodigious talent and is an unparalleled virtuoso of
the nylon stringed guitar. Balance is highly recommended
and should be required listening for all fans of contemporary
music. - Minor 7th Webzine Jan/Feb 2011 by James Scott
Not since the likes of Charlie Byrd, Laurindo Almeda, Bola
Sete, Eddie Duran, and Gene Bertoncini has the classic guitar
made such a successful cross over into jazz..
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