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Rick Stone: Samba de Novembro

Read "Samba de Novembro" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Guitarist Rick Stone brings an interesting history to this recording. A transplanted Ohioan, Stone has been a part of the New York jazz scene for some years now, and his debut recording, Far East with Kenny Barron, was released in '91. It has been a long interval getting back to the recording studio. Rick Stone explains ...

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Rick Stone: Samba de Novembro

Read "Samba de Novembro" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Guitarist Rick Stone strums into Samba de Novembro 's opener, the title tune, with a clear, crisp, precise sound, joined twenty seconds later by Tardo Hamer's succinct and delicate piano notes--like raindrops into a pond. Up-tempo, fluid, an enticing South American mood. The guitar and piano--tangy versus sweet--bounce off each other nicely; and Matt Wilson, who ...

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Rick Stone: Samba de Novembro

Read "Samba de Novembro" reviewed by John Kelman

With so many guitarists out there mining the Jim Hall approach, it becomes challenging to find distinctive voices. Guitarist Rick Stone is certainly one to watch, but while establishing credibility on the New York scene he records infrequently, making it difficult to gain a foothold in the minds and ears of the listening public. Even more ...