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It was really important to me that all of the crazy shred guitar on the record be song driven and not the other way around. As a listener, I want to hear songs, not a brief melodic section and then eight minutes of jamming.
Neo-Classical Guitarist Goes Solo
Rock Guitar Virtuoso Plans New CD
Solo Fingerstyle Guitarist Taps Into Her Talent
Instrumental Guitarist Stresses Music Over Flash
I like to compose instrumental songs, without the use of words, to communicate my emotions and my way of life. I`m not a singer, but I`m a guitarist, so I try "to speak" with my guitar.
My favorite album is "Phoenix Rising". The expectations after the success of "Into The Eye Of The Storm" were high, but everyone was highly motivated and we really put everything into it.
Classical Guitar Augments New Age Instrumentals
Creative Self-Indulgence And Adventurous Guitar Playing
Instrumental Rock For The Hungry Heart
Delivering Impressive Guitar & Heartfelt Music
Bassist, Drummer Combine With Fusion Greats
Instrumental Heaviness With An Emphasis On Composition
Furiously Fast French Guitarist Seeks Producer/Sponsor
I thought it would be easier with a band with vocals, to push and sell it. It wasn`t any easier. I`m still selling more instrumental CDs than Skulgrinder CDs.
I think that the song itself is the most important thing, because what we remember after the listening of a track is not a shred phrase but the central theme.
I`m more interested in songs than in players. I love the last Coldplay album, because there`s great melody. There`s new guys like Derek Trucks and Joe Bonamassa, who really play well and say something emotional.
I love live performances. If they come out well, they capture the beauty of improvisation. That is one of the things that I love about music and this band, the moments of improvisation that change from gig to gig are wonderful.
Uplifting Combination Of Flamenco, Latin, Classical & Jazz
Post-Apocalyptic Acoustic Fingerstyle
Jazz Guitarist Strives To Reach Wider Audience
Speedy Melodic Shredder Releases New CD
To be a musician, especially in countries like Italy where music is not treated like it deserves, it`s a hard job. Every day you have to wake up and learn, you have to be prepared, you need to be professional.
Instructor Readies Debut Instrumental CD
Powerful Rhythms, Sweeping Guitars
Instrumental Rock Addict Eyes Studio Career
Dedicated To Great Progressive Instrumental Music
Malmsteen, Angelo, Stump -- Take Cover!
Millennial, Shred Metal Instrumentals
It is all about the music, which can be similar to some people, but for me, it`s really different. Also, the attention of the crowd is different. The trio format demands more from each musician as well.
When Mike Varney got a copy of my mostly acoustic solo record and signed me, he suggested doing more metal. I was thrilled because at that point in time it seemed nobody cared for metal solos.
The fact that downloading is a problem can`t prevent you from doing music. And you are right, a lot of guys are actually releasing their first albums, but that doesn`t mean they are good or different from what`s been done before.
Usually when I work on my own compositions, I immediately follow my instincts, putting down ideas quickly that come from inspiration - without following any set pattern.
I titled my songs to represent varying degrees of thought; for example, "The Afterlife" is a musical speculation on what it would sound like on your spiritual journey to the next world, if there is indeed one!
When I do a project like this, I give total creative liberty to each artist because I want their personal flavor as an artist and producer, not mine.
Unusual Acoustic/Electric Guitar Duo