David James Stuart's CD "Mirage" is filled with music straight from his soul. 15 songs of classical guitar and folk instrumental brings this project as a whole to it's listener as a gift from David himself. ...David's music is exactly like the message he wants portrayed to his listeners: "It is my hope that this music will be like living water to refresh and renew your mind and soul". ... His guitar work is excellent and beautiful and each song draws you in along the road it takes, leading you to the end with a positive feeling. Even if you are not an instrumental music lover, I recommend you give this CD a try. You won't be disappointed!” - Diane Jessurun

— The Incredibly Small Concert Hall

A student of New Age guitar-star Michael Hedges, David James Stuart is out on his own with original solo guitar work that combines the New Age aesthetic with a classical feel. This is clean pickin', with enjoyable arrangements that don’t sound rehashed.” - Editor


Stuart is a true professional.”

— Gloucester Daily Times

I think this might be what they play in heaven! I think this might be what they play in heaven! Danza sounds like 'blues run the game' by counting crows - all though even more chilled out, and Mysterium Paschal is particularly interesting. It doesn't even miss not having a voice or lyrics to it. Perfect to listen to if you a big stress-head like moi and need to relax.” - Rudy VanDesalio