His unique and highly refined playing style combines a well-developed melodic sense with a rare dynamic approach to the instrument that speaks directly to the listener. Jacques, unlike many guitar players today, possesses an in-depth sense of harmonic knowledge, which is evident throughout his compositions. All of this is cemented together by his perfect command of the instrument and by his optimistic personality. Jacques Stotzem has become a regular guest at European and American festivals and is often invited for tours in Japan, China or Taiwan. Since 2006, the famous American guitar company "Martin Guitar", produces an "OMC Jacques Stotzem Custom Signature Model", a dream for every guitar player, a consecration for Jacques.
His guitar-playing colleague Larry Coryell described Jacques as follows : «What he plays is pure music. As an instrument he uses the guitar, which he knows very, very well.» Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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