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Hoyt Binder: Prayrie Go Round

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"Eclectic" is the word that most spontaneously springs to mind when listening to the debut album by Hoyt Binder and it's clear that this guitarist has been influenced by some of the greats, which by his own admission include Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix and Frank Gambale. Additional solo duties are performed by violinist Trevor Lloyd, who contributes valuable tonal color to most of the tracks. Binder's playing is curiously addictive. He doesn't fall into a trap of shredding, nor does ...


Take Five With Hoyt Binder

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Meet Hoyt Binder: Hoyt Binder is a guitarist/composer who has a passion for deep music. Inspired by The Creative, he creates music for the sake of music. With influences ranging from 20th century composers, to jazz, rock, pop, and folk, he is a big fan of the progressive movement in the late '60s when music was in a very spiritual matter. Instrument(s): Guitar. Teachers and/or influences? I have studied with Ron Eschete, Jeff ...

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