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Tony Rice

About

David Anthony Rice (June 8, 1951 – December 25, 2020), known professionally as Tony Rice, was an American guitarist and bluegrass musician. He was an influential acoustic guitar player in bluegrass, progressive bluegrass, newgrass and acoustic jazz. He was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame in 2013.Rice's music spans the range of acoustic from traditional bluegrass to jazz-influenced New Acoustic music to songwriter-oriented folk. Over the course of his career, he played alongside J. D. Crowe and the New South, David Grisman (during the formation of "Dawg Music") and Jerry Garcia, led his own Tony Rice Unit, collaborated with Norman Blake, recorded with his brothers Wyatt, Ron, and Larry, and co-founded the Bluegrass Album Band. He recorded with drums, piano, soprano sax, as well as with traditional bluegrass instrumentation.

Articles

December 24, 2021

J.D. Crowe, Bluegrass Banjo Icon, Dead at 84

With his band the New South, the Kentucky native expanded the often constrictive boundaries of bluegrass and spotlighted players like Keith Whitley, Jerry Douglas, and Tony Rice

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Discs

Dawg & T (Live)

September 1, 2017

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The Bill Monroe Collection

January 1, 2012

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The Pizza Tapes Extra Large Edition

January 4, 2011

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Night Flyer: The Singer Songwriter Collection

January 1, 2008

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Quartet

January 1, 2007

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Guitar

April 19, 2005

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You Were There For Me

January 1, 2004

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58957: The Bluegrass Guitar Collection

January 1, 2003

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Tony Rice Sings Gordon Lightfoot

June 4, 1996

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River Suite For Two Guitars

April 18, 1995

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Tone Poems

May 1, 1994

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Crossings

January 1, 1994

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Tony Rice Plays And Sings Bluegrass

September 17, 1993

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Skaggs And Rice

January 1, 1993

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Church Street Blues

January 1, 1993

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Norman Blake & Tony Rice 2

January 1, 1990

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Native American

January 1, 1988

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Blake & Rice

January 1, 1987

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Me & My Guitar

January 1, 1986

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Cold On The Shoulder

January 1, 1984

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Tony Rice

January 1, 1977

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California Autumn (California Autumn re-release)

January 1, 1975

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