Stefan Grossman (b 1945)

American guitar wizard. 

(See also "Grossman and Renbourn")


How To Play Blues Guitar1967  
[Reissued as "Country Blues Guitar"] (with bonus tracks) (*) 2008  
Crosscurrents (**)1968  
Aunt Molly's Murray Farm1969  
The Gramercy Park Sheik1969  
Yazoo Basin Boogie1970 Shanachie97013
The Ragtime Cowboy Jew1970  
Those Pleasant Days1971  
Memphis Jellyroll1972  
Hot Dogs1972  
Stefan Grossman Live1973  
Acoustic Music for the Body and Soul 1974  
Fingerpicking Guitar Techniques1974  
How To Play Ragtime Guitar (***)1975  
Bottleneck Serenade1975  
My Creole Belle1976  
Country Blues Guitar1977  
[Rereleased as "How To Play Blues Guitar"] 1990  
The Guitar of Stefan Grossman1977  
Acoustic Guitar1978  
How To Play Blues Guitar Vol 21978  
Thunder on the Run1980  
Stefan Grossman Anthology1980  
Shining Shadows1985Shanachie97020
Blues and Ragtime Guitar1985  
Love Devils and Blues1988  
Guitar Landscapes1989  
Shake That Thing: Fingerpicking Country1998Shanachie97027
(*)Credited to Rory Block and Stefan Grossman.
(**)Danny Kalb and Stefan Grossman.
(***) Stefan Grossman and Tim Van Bergeyk

Albums - Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn.

Title.year.Label. Number
John Renbourn and Stefan Grossman1978 Kicking MuleSNKF 139
[Reissue]1978 Sonet69081
Acoustic Guitar1978 EastworldEWLF-98001
Under the Volcano1979 Kicking Mule 
[Reissue]1998 ? 
Live ... In Concert (*)1985 SpindriftSPIN 401
[Reissue]? Shannachie95001
The Three Kingdoms1987Shanachie 95006
(* On this album, Renbourn's name appears first)

Album - Stefan Grossman and Duck Baker.

Title.year.Label. Number
Northern Skies, Southern Blues1997 Shanachie97026

Album - Stefan Grossman, Danny Kalb and Steve Katz.

Title.year.Label. Number
Played a Little Fiddle 2007 Shanachie97026

Compilations - Stefan Grossman.

Black Melodies on  a Clear Afternoon 1991 ShanachieSHA-CD-98011
The Best of the Transatlantic Years 1996   
Those Pleasant Days - The Transatlantic Anthology (2 CDs)2005 Castle US 
[Reissued as "Those Pleasant Days - Anthology"] (2 CDs) 2008 Sanctuary 
Flowers on the Wall 2007   

Compilations - Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn.

Keeper of the Vine (*)1982 Shanachie97028
Snap a Little Owl (**)1997 Shanachie97003 

(*) Selected tracks from "Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn" and from "Under The Volcano"
(**) Selected tracks from "Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn" and from "Under The Volcano" - this is a different selection from the ones chosen on "Keeper of the Vine"

Compilation - Stefan Grossman with John Renbourn, Larry Coryell, Mickey Baker, Sam Mitchell, Rory Block, Duck Baker, Tokio Uchida and Mike Cooper.

Friends Forever - Guitar Collaborations 2008 Stefan Grossman's 

Best albums(*).

Title. year.
Yazoo Basin Boogie 1970
My Creole Belle1976

(*) Based on critical opinion.


How To Play Blues Guitar Lesson 12006 
How To Play Blues Guitar Lesson 22006 
How To Play Blues Guitar Lesson 32006 
A Retrospective 1971 to 19952003 
Finger Picking Guitar Techniques (2 DVDs)2004 
Country Blues Guitar (3 DVDs)(*) 2004 
John Renbourn and Stefan Grossman (1982) 2007 
Folk Blues For Fingerstyle Guitar 2009 

(* Includes footage of Mississippi John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy, Son House, Rev Gary Davis, Lightnin' Hopkings, Mance Lipscomb, Jesse Fuller, Elizabeth Cotton and Furry Lewis.)

Last updated on 05/04/2010