His luminous sound; the elegant simplicity ...

"Perhaps I wasn't alone in the audience to have heard Rodrigo's beloved "Concierto de Aranjuez" many times... With master guitarist David Russell as the soloist, the pleasure of rediscovery was acute. His luminous sound; the elegant simplicity and speaking quality of his playing; the grace of his ornamentation; his precise and supple rhythmic sense, all these made for wonderful listening."

Susan Isaacs, The Ann Arbor News.