ANFTD #52: Rory Stuart

Guitarist, composer, educator, author Rory Stuart talks to Dave about arrival in New York, composing and rhythmic devices, and his new series of books, The Rhythm Book, volumes one through six. The books are a progressive study of rhythm based on work Rory has developed over 26 years at The New School for Jazz in New York. We hear excerpts from two of Rory’s albums, Hurricane and So Rise Up.

“Push Pull”, Hurricane (Sunnyside 1986)
Rory Stuart – guitar
Keith Copeland – drums
Anthony Cox – bass
Armen Donelian – piano

“Experiment #2”, So Rise Up (Smart Cat Music 2004)
Rory Stuart – guitar
Ari Hoenig – drums
Matt Penman – bass
Mark Shim – saxophone

“Track 1”, The Shadows (unreleased) from “Hurricane” (Sunnyside)
Rory Stuart – guitar
Keith Copeland – drums
Anthony Cox – bass
Armen Donelian – piano

“Lembranças”, So Rise Up (Smart Cat Music)
Rory Stuart – guitar
Ari Hoenig – drums
Matt Penman – bass
Mark Shim – saxophone

“Synechdoche In Schenectady”, So Rise Up (Smart Cat Music)
Rory Stuart – guitar
Ari Hoenig – drums
Matt Penman – bass
Mark Shim – saxophone
 

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