hear where shred's goin' in 2002? Then blaze over to Basu's page!
There you can listen to sound clips and order CDs, or drool over photos
of Joy shred-funkin' alongside Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lopez, Angie
Stone, CoCo Lee, and more! One of Dale's most prized pals, Joy proves
daily that players with ridiculous rock chops can be open-minded.
Who woulda thought?
site for New York-based band, Project 7a guitar rock
trio fronted by veteran transcribing badass, sessioneer, and clinician,
fusion freakshow himself. This fireball of a six-stringer also teaches
at GIT, gigs 24-7, and has several Hal Leonard instructional books
to his credit.
Nard Berings' web site. Get info on Nard's latest projects, check
out MP3 downloads of cool pop songs and hot guitar instrumentals (including
music featured in commercials), or read about the Nardcaster guitar.
Unofficial Official homepage for Joboj (a.k.a., Joe Bochar).
Guitar music to melt your cerebellum! This dude's had his tunes on
everything from MTV's Undressed, to the latest version
of Cakewalk's Guitar Tracks Pro. And his hair rules!
out sound clips from the New York-based guitarist's current recordings.
Progressive, new age, acoustic shred guitar.
Castillo is not only a great player, he's the Marketing Director at
Midiman, Inc.a CA-based company specializing in every type of
audio interface imagineable. A creative composer, Adam's also had
some of his tunes featured on Dawson's Creek.
of Metal Mike, the pulverizing picker for Rob Halford's
band. Proves that nice guys still can make a career out of playing
for one of L.A.'s most happening hard-rock outfits, Cut Throat. Just
when you thought hard rock was becoming soft schlock...
Diorio is a living jazz legenduntouchable in the area of modern
jazz guitar. On faculty at USC, Joe's music and teaching style are
anchored in the belief that all musicians can be very creative by
tapping into the right side of the brain. His site has free multimedia
guitar lessons, and a free monthly Jazz article about creative improvisation.
fingerstyle jazz guitar phenom. Specializes in acoustic and electric
styles. Also has several original CDs, arrangement books, and Starlicks
instructional videos to his credit. This fellow Northwest native is
also an instructor at Musician's Institute.
LeftHandHack) A frequentor of the popular/informative
online guitar forum Guitar
Clinic 101, as well as GuitarWar.com,
Chuck's recently created his own home in cyberspace. At present, his
site contains an assortment of great lessons (presented in Adobe Acrobat
Reader, PowerTab, video, and MP3 format!), loads o' links, and original
soundfilesand it only promises to grow larger! Check it out,
as he is the coolest of lefties. :)
|The Great Kat
Great Kat Guitar Goddess is a Sexy Juilliard graduate female violin
virtuoso, turned Shred Classical Guitar Goddess, blood dripping Guitar
Shredder, guitarist extraordinare, who is resurrecting Classical Music
for the new millennium! The Great Kat Guitar Dominatrix's NEW Shred
Classical CD is Wagner's
War. The Queen of Speed and Guitar God, combines MIDI, Computer
Technology, Shred Metal and authentic Classical Music. The Great Kat
is taking Classical music from Beethoven, Paganini, Wagner, Vivaldi,
Sarasate, Liszt, Rossini, and other genius composers and shredding
these genius masterpieces for the 21st Century.
time chicken'pickin' pal and Nashville resident, currently ruling
the roost on the road with with Sony/Epic recording artist Ty
Herndon. Erik also has a new instructional book out with Hal Leonard
Publications called Chicken
Pickin', and has four others available through Alfred Publications.
But you're hurtin' fer certain if you don't check out his new CD,
Act , which also features Paul Franklin, Jerry Douglas, Aubrey
Haynie, Paul Leim, Michael Rhodes, and Glenn Worf, among others!
in the balls, tone, bending intonation,
and rhythmic inventiveness department, Tribal Tech founder
Scott Henderson could be described as a cross between Stevie Ray Vaughan,
Michael Brecker, Edward Van Halen, and Pat Martinoor Jeff Beck
on acid? But why try describing him? Just let his lethal licks tear
your face off!
Official online home of guitarist Peter Klett (Candlebox) and his
newest project, Red Light. Oh yeah: He and your site host went to
high school together.
for The Gurusband of Guitar One magazine's Associate
Editor, MI instructor, author and veteran of something like 5000 gigs,
Tom Kolb. Freakin' rhythm guitar genius, and lethal lead stylist.
Phrasing and Modes
for Guitar books (Hal Leonard) are a must!
the California Institute of the Arts' faculty, and LA Jazz Quartet
member, Larry Koonse is this particular site host's all-time favorite
straight ahead jazz picker. Flawless chops, backed with
taste, depth, and spur-of-the-moment creativity.
masterful fretwork of guitarist Terry Lauderdale continues to awe
and inspire audiences wherever he performs. Besides his reputation
as a professional musician, he is also known as a dynamic performer,
who gives it his all for the sake of the show. You can check out Terry's
no-holds-barred, blazing playing through his work with the band Acid
Tongue, and Hot
For Teacherthe San Fransico Bay Area's greatest Van Halen
for LA-based punk legends, The Dickies. The band was co-founded by
guitar player Stan Leeone of the funniest people on the planet!
Marshall's interactive electric guitarland, which teaches players
around the world the magic of the guitarplaying, string bending,
mind blowing techniques... Features loads of educational tips, courtesy
of Wolf Marshall himself.
of the supreme guitar freak, Moni, who's now lending his guitar talents
and creativity to the band Kidney Thieves.
Find out all the latest informationlatest projects, new music,
etc.on Los Angeles based guitarist, Neal Nagaoka.
of pal Paul Nelson's band, Albert Hall. As bitchin' a songwriter as
he is a guitar player, Paul's had songs placed in major motion pictures,
including The Usual Suspects and Apt Pupil. In the early
'90s, in addition to taking the stage together in a couple Open
McMike's (a patented Paul phrase), he and your web host also
enjoyed commiserating over numerous failed blind double dates.
Frank Potenza is a master of mainstream styles in solo and small group
settings, and was a protege of the late Joe Pass. He's also Associate
Professor at USC's Studio/Jazz Guitar Department.
site devoted exclusively to the music of guitarist/composer David
Pritchard. Download snippets of Pritchard's one-of-a-kind music for
multiple acoustic guitars, or read about his touring/recording stints
with jazz legends Gary Burton, Freddie Hubbard, and Patrice Rushen,
blend of Horror, Humour, Euphoria and Sorrow. Free mp3's available.
Smith, the head of the USC Studio/Jazz Guitar Department, is an award-winning
artist, professor, sideman, and session player. His site offers a
wide variety of interesting ideas and subjects for you to chase. Download
music or video, check out online lessons and articles, and keep up
with his current touring and masterclass schedules.
for one of L.A.'s most happening hard-rock outfits, Cut Throat.
Ken Steiger homepage. Music - Guitars - Lessons, Steiger's KILLZONE,
MP3's, music links and lessons. Rock/Metal fans, keep up on the latest
guitar techniques and music.
guitar lessons & advice, music CDs, masterclasses and instructional
books by world-renown guitarist and music educator Troy Stetina. Also
runs Artist Underground recording studio in the Milwaukee
area, where he produces other bands as well as his own projects.
of Mick Swedaformer guitarist for King Kobra, Bullet Boys, and
Lolligag. Founder of Monsters Making Music. This former neighbor is
also responsible for introducing your site host to the Ultimate Fighting
of L.A. studio guitarist, Barrett Tagliarino, offers MP3 sample tunes
from his new CD, Moe's
Art. Barrett has recorded commercial projects for ARCO, Sony,
Miller Lite, the Food Channel and MTV. He's also been a staff instructor
at Musicians Institute since 1987.
that could change your life. Bostonian buddy Aaron Tap's site/label.
Multi-faceted picker, songwriter, veteran gig-meister, and long-time
Steve Trovato is a world-class multi-stylist, recognized internationally
as a premier educator of guitar and its stylistic possibilities. He
has countless credits including twelve instructional guitar method
books published by Warner Brothers and three instructional videos
published by Hal Leonard.
up to date with LA's most in-demand session player, Carl Verheyen,
and the Carl Verheyen Band. Site regularly updated with photos, and
occasionally Carl's reports from the road. Audio clips and special
offers on CDs and other mechandise.
of fellow GIT instuctor (and serious slide meister) Lenny Widegren's
rockin' band, Elegantly
Wasted. In your web host's own words: These lads (and one
lass) might prompt some fans of edgy roots rock to ponder the question:
Why bother with Buckcherry when you can slam to the sounds of Elegantly
Wasted? And when you can get groovin' without having to suffer through
any arguably irresponsible lyric content? Sign me up! And on
their latest disc: Hook-laden yet unpredictable, edgy but polished,
groove heavy with mucho musicality, this latest offering by Elegantly
Wasted is a treat for sore ears. Fans of the Black Crowes, vintage
Guns 'N Roses, and Buckcherry (among others): Keep tabs on these tunesmiths!
Site of guitarist and composer
Andrew yorkmember of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and recording
artist for Sony Records, Delos Records, and GSP Records. The hippest
of hip fingerstyle composers, York has been featured
on the magazine covers of Gendai Guitar in Japan and Classical
Guitar in England, and interviews have also appeared in Acoustic
Guitar and Guitar Player in the U.S.A.
independent Jazzed-Up singer from Dublin.. Her vocal presence
is one of essence and honesty.She has a live performance that leaves
the audience haunted by her cherubic voice. A true professional to
the art. (Super groovy website with free mp3, cool pictures and plenty
resources for indie artists.) Site also has heaps of indie resources,
many links to helpful sites (record companies, promoters, ezines...etc.),
and a separate page for independent artists to introduce themselves.
Ash Ferry (vox, keyboards, bass) specializes in female-driven, eclectic,
melodic, alternative pop/rock. (Influences include the Cranberries,
Natalie Merchant, Cocteau Twins, The Cure,Ê Supertramp, Pink Floyd,
Cowboy Junkies, Jewel, Pretenders, Eagles, Mazzy Star, Sarah McLachlan,
and Willie Nelson.) She and her Southern Calilfornia-based band have
just unveiled a new CD, Alice is Here. Help support their existence!
Oh yeah...Ash is also the founder of the Support
the Indies SiteRing. I reckon she rawks!
accomplished Romanian-Canadian musican/composer/keyboardist blending
rock, jazz, classic and progressive with different sounds from his
native Romania, Middle Eastern, Oriental, Indian & Tibetan.
home of Dr. Geoffrey Holdstromthe voice of the 21st century!
Listen to some of Dr. Geoffrey Holdstrom's most enticing tracks, read
some rave reviews or send Dr. Geoffrey Holdstrom an email! Makes
one think of evil porn evangelists in outer space... (from
UZINE 01.09 the halfway 2001 issue). In addition to the tasty soundclips
on his site, you can hear loads more at his MP3.com
vocalist (and occasional work-out buddy) Alyssa Ruschak has pipes
on par with all-star pop/rock divas Alanis Morisette and Gwen Stefani,
among other stylistic attributes. On her site, you can download snippets
of songs from her recently-issued solo CD, or surf on over to www.NVmusic.net
to check out her rock band, NV. Cool stuff!
||Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter
(vox, guitars, bass, drums, keyboards, percussion). Perhaps you caught
her network television debut on Who Wants to be a Millionaire?,
broadcast 28 March, 2002? (She kicked ass!!!) You owe it to yourself
to check out her full-length debut, Storage,
which can be test driven by surfing over to www.mp3.com/julietan.
Julie describes her music as being influenced by Jackson Browne, Lone
Justice, Rolling Stones, Springsteen, Tom Petty, and John Cougar Mellencamp.
Oh yeah! She and your silly site host attended USC's School of music
together! She's also part of the reason Dale's teaching at GIT!
documenting the creative output of multi-instrumentalist Mick Terry.
Includes original music, songs, lyrics, and poems, ranging from witty
and humorous, to downright touching. Essentially pop-rock,
with variety. Also includes realistic photos of his BICCI + ONRI model
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