Instrumental virtuosity, compositional and arranging sophistication,
interactivity, and spontaneity this masterful recording has it all!
John Stein consistently releases high-quality jazz for Whaling City Sound.
Previous jazz radio success for Raising the Roof: peaked at #2, eight weeks
in Top 10, #8 for the entire year of 2010 more than all but 7 other CDs!
John has been writing columns for Just Jazz Guitar magazine for a number
of years, and has compiled the educational materials into two books that are
One of the finest jazz guitarists you ll ever hear, with beautiful touch, tone,
swing, detail, and emotion. He is what you might call deep mainstream,
surprising at every turn with familiar material. Working with a clean,
undistorted classic jazz-guitar sound, he renders maximum swing and
expression. There s a wealth of detail the dips and turns of phrases, accents
falling like words that he gets at even the fastest tempos. --Boston Phoenix