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Scott Sherwood

Jazz guitarist Scott Sherwood has been praised by critics and peers alike for the effortless fluidity, warmth and expressiveness of his sound. An innately melodic musician, his approach to guitar and composition has a purity and lyricism that is deceptively complex. His playing is rich and subtle, marked by genuine feeling. Sherwood lists responsiveness, empathy and communication as key elements to his musical collaborations as is evident in his new Art of Life Records release with pianist Bob Rodriguez, "Ripples". Sherwood was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but did not begin to study guitar seriously until his sophomore year of high school

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Remembering Scott Sherwood

Read "Remembering  Scott Sherwood" reviewed by Peter Cobb

What does one possibly say when a treasure is ripped from our lives? What can you say? The jazz world lost a great light recently with the passing of guitarist, composer and educator Scott Sherwood. The rest of the world lost an even greater human being. I don't know what the proper measure of ...

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Take Five With Peter Cobb

Read "Take Five With Peter Cobb" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Peter Cobb:Saxophonist Peter Cobb hails from Boston, and grew up studying with the likes of Joe Viola and Jerry Bergonzi, and later went to Berklee on a saxophone scholarship. After taking a brief detour to attend UPenn Law School and practicing as an attorney in Philadelphia for a few years, Peter moved to ...

Ripples

Label: Art of Life Records
Released: 2008


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