steve adelson chapman stick and guitar master

"Jazz is the sound of suprise, and Steve Adelson's The Answer's Inside keeps the unexpected going with the lyrically swinging Chapman Stick, adding a new dimension to listening."
-Nat Hentoff - (jazz literary legend) 


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Steve Adelson and Tony Levin"Steve, your DVD carries quite a message of ease, versatility and mastery....." --Emmett Chapman

""It must really suck being you and knowing that there is probably no one more accomplished on any instrument than you....I've had the pleasure of spending much time with some of the greatest musicians ever Miles, Dizzy, Jaco, and many my friend are in that league and I look forward to hanging with you and finding out how you happened!." --Larry Hartke

"WOW! I am so proud to have played with you on this (NAMM video)-you sound amazing!!!!!Hope to play again soon!" --Danny Gottlieb

"Man, you are a real master of that stick!! Great" --Will Lee

"Hey Steve. I'm listening to you on Youtube. Man! You sound GREAT! You played your ass off on that Youtube clip." Best, ---Jeff Berlin


chapman stick player and chapman stick lessons by Steve AdelsonAll Star Guitar Night at NAMM (w/Danny Gottlieb) 

Trio w/Chieli Minucci and David Langlois 

Barcelona Nights with David on Djembe 

Swingin' Duo 

Little Wing trio w/vibes and perc. 

Promo video for Long Beach Jazz festival



New CD "SONIC IMAGINATION" is available. 

Online at        http://cdbaby,com/cd/steveadelson 

Featuring Steve Adelson on Stick

Guitars- Chieli Minucci, Frank Vignola, Oz Noy, and Ralf Ilenberger

Piano- Rachel Z

Drums and percussion-Frank Bellucci, Nydia Liberty Mata  and David Langlois

Vocals-Ramona Spooney 


Extremely honored to be included in Scott Yanow's new book "The Great Jazz Guitarists" along with Django, Les Paul, Wes, Metheny and others. Hal Leonard Publications