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Rob Levit: Touch the Spirit

In the notes for his fine album Touch the Spirit, guitarist Rob Levit credits a list of primary influences on his music, citing Tim Reynolds (guitarist with Dave Matthews as well as a unique solo artist and gifted player), Keith Jarrett and John McLaughlin (especially his classic early acoustic album My Goal’s Beyond) and Pat Metheny. Those artistic touchstones in mind, listening to Levit’s album has a kind of larger continuity, stretching beyond the typical range of the acoustic guitar scene.

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