Many guitarists flock to Tony Rice because of his jaw-dropping leads. However, Rice’s epic solos are only a small element of what made his music so special.
After bluegrass legend Tony Rice died in December of 2020, Molly Tuttle started going back to some of her favorite recordings that he did, while reflecting on his life and his distinctive style of playing.
Here are guitarist Molly Tuttle’s favorite Tony Rice albums.
Remembering Tony Rice: Bela Fleck, Richard Hoover, David Grisman, Chris Eldridge and Bryn Davies Reflect on Rice’s Life and Legacy
Throughout his four-decade career, Tony Rice redefined bluegrass guitar playing and left a lasting imprint on the genre.
By Craig HavighurstThis article originally appeared in the June 2002 issue of Acoustic Guitar and was reprinted the September/October 2020 issueThe Ton... Read More...