Louis Stewart

March 23, 2008

Nicolai Foss

One of the, if not the, greatest living European jazz guitarist is Louis Stewart. My particular favorite is his work with George Shearing and NHØP, which is now available in a nice four-fer. Here is Stewart’s site (which opens with an endorsement by Pat Martino; says something of the latter’s standing in the jazz guitar community!). There are a number of nice clips with Stewart on YouTube. My favorite is this version of “Honeysuckle Rose on Speed” aka “Scrapple from the Apple.”

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