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Justin Piper: Transcend

Read "Transcend" reviewed by Geannine Reid


Guitarist and composer Justin Piper resides north of Boston where he teaches, composes, and performs regularly throughout the New England region. His 2016 album Avant Funk has been re-released through Arabesque Records. Piper is the musical director for the band Ripcord, while also leading his own group that performs his compositions along with improvisation-based pieces.Piper is an accomplished classical guitarist, specializing in the 20th century South American repertoire. His studies are from the third generation of Andres Segovia's ...

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Album Review

Justin Piper: Avant Funk

Read "Avant Funk" reviewed by Geannine Reid


Avant Funk, Justin Piper's debut album, completes the creative circle for this remarkable musician in a number of ways. First of all, it documents his ability to create unique sounds and textures, Piper is the heart of the project, performing on guitar, bass, Rhodes and programing, in addition to writing all the compositions, making Avant Funk truly a personal portrait of his musical mind set. Secondly, it documents his abilities in shifting easily between styles, roles and instruments, while always ...


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