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Richie Summa Quartet: Tear It Down

Read "Tear It Down" reviewed by Craig W. Hurst

If Richie Summa’s goal for his CD Tear It Down is to successfully continue the tradition of great modern jazz guitarists, he certainly accomplishes that goal. In addition to affirming his roots in the performance of two Wes Montgomery tunes, the title track, “Tear It Down,” and Montgomery’s “Road Song,” Summa also performs an original composition “Until Sunrise” in a manner that very strongly exemplifies Montgomery’s style. Summa also pays homage to Pat Martino with his tune “On the Stairs” ...


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