He’s one of those guitarists that amazes with their playing abilities, inspires with their words, and makes you want to get out the guitar and put some practice time in.
One of DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE’S 75 Great Guitarists of all time!
Howard Alden has been a Concord Jazz recording artist since the late ’80s where his prolific recorded output as leader, co-leader, and versatile sideman, has captured an artist of consistently astonishing virtuosity and originality.
“He may be the best of his generation,” writes Owen Cordle in JazzTimes. George Kanzler of the Newark Star Ledger proclaims that he is “the most impressive and creative member of a new generation of jazz guitarists.” And Chip Deffaa of the New York Post observed that he is “…one of the very finest young guitarists working today.”