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Dick Rosmini

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    Dick Rosmini grew up in Greenwich Village and was a versatile banjoist, guitar player. He was a world-class photographer and was Tiffany & Co‘s main jewellery photographer in the 50’s and 60’s. This work enabled him to pursue a music career. Later, he became a highly respected recording engineer and studio consultant.

    Dick Rosmini recorded only one album for Elektra, Adventures For 12 String, 6 String And Banjo, released in 1964, but can be heard on countless banjo and 12-string anthologies and instructional recordings, as well as on albums by Bob Gibson, Theodore Bikel, Cyrus Faryar, Phil Ochs, Hoyt Axton, Doug Dillard, and Jackie DeShannon.

    Rosmini also recorded with Van Dyke Parks who describes Adventures For 12 String as an “absolutely essential” album. Jimmy Page agreed, saying it “had the best-recorded acoustic guitar sound I’d ever heard up until that point.” For Jac Holzman, it was simply a great instrumental album following the tradition of Elektra recording many of the best pickers of the 50’s.

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Dick Rosmini grew up in Greenwich Village and was a versatile banjoist, guitar player. He was a world-class photographer and was Tiffany & Co‘s main jewellery photographer in the 50’s and 60’s. This work enabled him to pursue a music career. Later, he became a highly respected recording engineer and studio consultant.

Dick Rosmini recorded only one album for Elektra, Adventures For 12 String, 6 String And Banjo, released in 1964, but can be heard on countless banjo and 12-string anthologies and instructional recordings, as well as on albums by Bob Gibson, Theodore Bikel, Cyrus Faryar, Phil Ochs, Hoyt Axton, Doug Dillard, and Jackie DeShannon.

Rosmini also recorded with Van Dyke Parks who describes Adventures For 12 String as an “absolutely essential” album. Jimmy Page agreed, saying it “had the best-recorded acoustic guitar sound I’d ever heard up until that point.” For Jac Holzman, it was simply a great instrumental album following the tradition of Elektra recording many of the best pickers of the 50’s.