Rory Stuart is an exciting young player who absorbed the legacy of Lester Young and who's kept an ear
open to John Coltrane. -Downbeat
One of the best young players in town. -Village Voice
Rory Stuart plays clean, carefully developed lines that never allow heat to submerge continuity.
A promising young guitarist swings mightily backed by an outstanding rhythm section.
... a young guitarist with a bristling tone and an intelligent approach to harmony..
One of the most exciting bebop-oriented guitarists to emerge in recent memory ...embracing the
daring, innovation, purity, and freedom associated with the work of legends such as John Coltrane,
Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis. -Guitar Player Magazine
Strong fluent soloist... -New York Times
Intimate music full of energy and intelligence -Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 2nd edition
perhaps THE most innovative straight-ahead jazz guitarist to emerge in years…
Rory Stuart is one of the freshest new guitarists in jazz