Described by Jazz Times as "Perhaps THE most innovative straight-ahead jazz guitarist to emerge in years,”, NY-based jazz guitarist and composer Rory Stuart is listed as one of the greatest living jazz guitarists by Scott Yanow (“The Great Jazz Guitarists”). 

Glenn Wilson, described by All Music Guide as "an unsung hero in modern jazz," has worked with The Buddy Rich Band, Lionel Hampton Orchestra, Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, Tito Puente, Machito, Bruce Hornsby, and many others. 

Both Glenn and Rory have led critically acclaimed groups, have recorded together (including a duo CD, Bittersweet -Sunnyside SSC1057) and toured extensively.  Between them, they have over 16 recordings as a leader and dozens more as sidemen.

Glenn and Rory will be touring in your area in Fall 2024, and would like to do a clinic and performance at your school.  In 2023 alone, we have already done clinics and/or performances at U. of Georgia, U of Central Florida, Florida A&M, Kennesaw State University, South Cobb High School, Lovett School of the Arts, U of Illinois, Eastern Illinois U., Southern Illinois U., Western Kentucky U., Ohio State U., Ohio Northern U., and Western Illinois U.


Reviews of Bittersweet

Wilson and Stuart choose the unusual path of bari sax-guitar duo…From the gentle hush of Stuart's ‘Wednesday’s Child' to Wilson's deep groove on Stuart's ‘Blueprint’ this release showcases two strong talents who ably transcend the stated limitations of such an instrumental duet pairing - Willard Jenkins, Jazz Times

Wilson and Stuart's baritone sax and guitar improvisation are strong and confident.  Both players understand the importance of support and the way they set up each other for solos is one the disc's strengths.  It is especially unique to hear Wilson's baritone comping behind Stuart's fleet single-note lines.  It doesn't take long to forget the instrumentation, however, and simply become immersed in the music - Carl Baugher - Cadence Magazine

Absolutely the best recorded example of Glenn Wilson's baritone playing… an entire album of baritone-guitar duets with his longtime music colleague Rory Stuart.. it is fascinating to hear how these two artists interact.. a demonstration of how a horn and a chordal instrument can intelligently support each other - Larry Dickson - Jazz News


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