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Greg Ruggiero: Balance

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With Balance, guitarist Greg Ruggiero makes it clear that he is an artist with something to say, both through his instrument and his writing. This is not to imply that the music is a template for showy pyrotechnics, but rather a display of subtle technique and thoughtful composition. His pieces have the dynamic feel and grace of West Coast Cool coupled with the modern compositional sheen of the current New York scene. The music unfolds, revealing its strength with understatement ...