"At once immediately recognizable and familiar, but entirely new
and unique. It's also an open, accessible record, even though it's a very
- Tom Peterson, Victory Review
"Solo features Dick Weissman's fascinating approach to banjo and guitar."
- TD Sing Out
"Amazing lyrical and percussive banjo from blues to quadrille and dance moods. His guitar work can have the quiet beauty of say, Richard Ruskin on 'Sea of Tranquility' . . . Fun collection of solo work and long overdue by this superb musician."
- Chris Lunn, Festivals Review
"Dick's comments on the tunes are informative and often amusing, and add considerably to my enjoyment of the music."
- Jack Bohl, Concert Chair, Portland Folk Music Society
Solo is a musical voyage for the listener, traveling from Appalachia to Peru, with stops in Spain, Brazil and the world of the listener's imagination. The musical styles explored vary from bluegrass banjo, a blues for electric banjo, a piece satirizing the academic world, and guitar pieces that vary from melodic to a piece for 12 string guitar that explores new instrumental techniques and an innovative tuning.