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Reviews – Solo Piano Destruction

“James has a very different approach to the piano, not at all what one might consider standard in the solo piano genre….that is welcome and refreshing. If you’re a lover of solo piano music that’s not afraid to explore uncharted musical territory, this album is for you! James has something very different to say here, and in so doing has created a great piece of art.”

 Enlightened Piano Radio (full review HERE)

“Classically intricate yet dynamically straight forward, there is certainly much to appreciate about James’ compositional arrangements and piano techniques.”  Journeyscapes Radio (full review HERE)

“…Woolwine’s playing style is bold and energetic, there are…strong melodies and he has an expressive touch that conveys a variety of moods and tonal colors.” (full review HERE)

“Solo Piano Destruction is a piano album that…fans of the solo piano genre will be eager to make…part of their ever growing collection.”

 One World Music Radio (full review HERE)

Reviews – Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar

“All of the songs on Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar are enjoyable listening for anyone who likes solo acoustic guitar music.”

 Minor (full review HERE)

“…beautiful…with flowing melody and intricate finger work…Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar has something for everyone, so if you enjoy solo acoustic guitar that’s a little different be sure to check this one out!” (full review HERE)

“A Master Composer/Guitarist and a Gem of an Album…James Woolwine is a wonderfully talented musician with an ability to look back to the classics and forward to the present to create amazing musical compositions, performed with virtuosity and deep emotion.”

CD Baby fan


“James Woolwine is an emerging artist on the instrumental music scene who started out as a young rock guitarist and went on to graduate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. James’ latest album of solo piano music showcases his technical ability and stylistic diversity from classical to pop. Whether he is performing a Bach etude or covering the latest Katy Perry tune, James’ technique and passion on the piano are impressive to say the least.”

 Michael Diamond,

“Soul-inspiring in a world which has moved away from that. Much needed!”

 Kelly, Florida fan

“…phenomenal faculty for tearing up the keys.”

 The Akademia

“…a lovely ability to translate music with emotional integrity and attention to detail.”

 Fiona Joy, critically acclaimed solo piano artist,

“If you haven’t heard his music yet you are seriously missing out!”

 Sinfonia Revolution

Soundout Reports of his original music have yielded some of the following praises:

  • “A nice change from much of what I’ve heard lately. It’s good to hear an artist who has spent a considerable amount of time developing their musical skills. Anytime someone is dedicated and puts in the work to develop this level of musicianship I feel there is still hope for the future of music!”
  • “The melodies were absolutely wonderful…each note was placed flawlessly…I found myself on the edge of my seat…the playing is impeccable…Amazing…The composition and execution were both great.”
  • “…playing with so much grace and wonder. I feel this truly does bring something new and powerful to the music world.”
  • “Something different from the norm. Great work!”
  • “…distinctive and original.”
  • “I am totally impressed.”
  • “….showing both technical ability and beautiful composition.”
  • “The talent of this artist is for sure remarkable.”
  • “I caught myself closing my eyes and really paying attention.”
  • “The vocals are amazing!”
  • “His unique voice gives the music a twist.”
  • “Great songwriter.”