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"...intricate finger-picking technique with an uncanny gift for melodic invention." --Billboard
"...flawless." --Wall Street Journal
"Alex de Grassi is a treasure… his technical wizardry as well as his vibrant and poetic music-making make him one of the
most distinctive steel-string guitarists performing today.” --David Spelman, Director New York Guitar Festival
“...an acoustic guitarist of virtuosic strength and ability...” --Los Angeles Times
“De Grassi’s solo steel-string pieces resemble orchestral overtures more than mere songs.
Alex’s control and sensitivity are almost as striking as his technical expertise.” --Guitar Player Magazine
“...one man guitar duets.” --Washington Post'
“A master of the acoustic guitar.” --Dirty Linen
“Key...is the sense of rhythm that permeates much of de Grassi’s playing. Using a variety of rhythmic and tonal dynamics he achieves... ‘a microcosm of bigger-sounding instruments.’ Drawing upon new perspectives, as well as the traditions of old, de Grassi has skillfully blended elements of folk, classical, jazz, and world music, and synthesized something new.” --Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine
“De Grassi has mastered the art of playing melodies, counter-melodies, harmonies, and intricate rhythms simultaneously.
His touch is as exquisite as his lyricism, and his improvisational/compositional musical consciousness is as
intricate and subtle as a sparkling crystal.” --Down Beat Magazine
“...one of the greatest steel string guitar player/composers of the last decade.” --Acoustic Guitar Magazine