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Michel Heroux

Michel Héroux is a Montréal based musician. More at : https://miheroux.wixsite.com/miher

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Brian Nova

Vivify® Music Recording Artist and Benedetto Guitar Artist Brian Nova is considered one of the top Jazz Guitarists/Vocalists in the nation, according to a recent poll in Jazz Improv Magazine. Joe Pass said of Nova: ‘I feel Brian is one of the finest Jazz Guitarists on the scene!’ He has the distinction of being the only guitarist who was mentored by, and toured with the two titans of Jazz guitar: Herb Ellis and Joe Pass. Rock Icon Steve Miller says: ‘I’ve met and known a lot of guitarists in my career, and ‘B’ is the best guitarist I’ve ever met.’ Nova performs, and records, as a solo artist, with his Trio, Quartet, and his 18-piece Big Band

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Aleksi Glick

Aleksi Glick is a virtuosic guitarist and composer and concert presenter and who draws inspiration from a wide variety musical genres. His distinct musical voice and presence provides for a captivating listening experience. In addition to leading the acclaimed funk and soul band Snack Cat, Aleksi has had the opportunity to record and play with many great musicians and be a part of many great projects. They include Roberta Flack, Jersey Boys (NY), Bailen, The cast of Alladin (NY), Paul Bollenback, Sam Dillon, The Seth Weaver Big Band, Bailen, Richard Saunders of Third Story, Erena Terakubo, The Lego Movie DC Superheros: Brain Drain, Alita Moses, Vic Juris, The Kelly Bell Band, Ed Cherry, Benny Benack III, Gemma Sherry, Gracie Terzian, Jenie Thai, The Pete Ayres Band, The Silver Arrow band, Andrew Gould, Svetlana Shmulyian, The Brighton Beat and more. Aleksi has been a guest artist on quiet radio stations including WKCR, WUSB, Radio Free Brooklyn and more

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René Thomas in 7 Clips

René Thomas in 7 Clips

For some strange reason yesterday, I had a craving for guitarist René Thomas. I love the way he swings unevenly and the hip quality of his picking and sound of his guitar. Born in Belgium in 1927, Thomas moved to Paris and was deeply influenced by guitarist Jimmy Raney. In the 1960s, he often was featured ...

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Larry Tamanini

Jazz guitarist Larry Tamanini has been a stalwart of the Philadelphia Jazz scene since the late 1990s. In that time Larry has developed an unique tone and voice on the guitar that has made him one of the most respected and sought after guitarists in the area.

Larry was born into a family that loved and valued great music and it was this support system at home that encouraged him to pick up the guitar and follow his own love of music.

Preferring the most direct way to the bandstand, Larry decided to forego music school and opted to study privately with renowned guitar instructor Dennis Sandole and ultimately Jazz guitar icon, Pat Martino

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Philip Czarnecki

Philip Czarnecki started playing the guitar at 8 years. Already during his school years he became a member of the “Junge Akademie“ (a prestigious course at the state music school of Hamburg/Germany) and a youth-student at the conservatory of his hometown Hamburg. Furthermore he was a member of the German Youth Jazz Orchestra and eventually studied at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he did his Bachelor and Master degree in Jazz Guitar. Philip has been touring with a variety of projects throughout Europe, South Africa and India. Currently he is leading his Jazzrock Powertrio PC ENERGETIC, a solo guitar project and is a band-member of the Soul/Pop singer Rakel Salazar

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Chuck Wayne in 11 Clips

Chuck Wayne in 11 Clips

Fleet-fingered and an ear for the saxophone, Chuck Wayne was one of the first guitarists to play bebop. He recorded with Joe Marsala and Dizzy Gillespie in January 1945 and then with the Gillespie Sextet in February on Groovin' High and Blue 'n' Boogie with Dexter Gordon. He also was in Woody Herman's First Herd in ...

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Pete Sklaroff

Peter Sklaroff is a highly experienced guitarist and music educator with over 25 years experience of performing/touring and music education at Higher Education and Postgraduate level. He was most recently the Head of Jazz Studies at Leeds College of Music in the UK and previously held the posts of Assistant Head of Music, Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Jazz course, HE (Music) Admissions Manager and Instrumental Coordinator of Guitar and Bass. For many years, Peter was also the Principal Jazz/Electric Guitar Tutor at LCM. His musical specialisms include Jazz Improvisation, Harmony and Performance Techniques, and he has taught Jazz Language and Vocabulary, Harmonic Techniques, Improvisation Strategies, and Jazz Performance Studies at Higher Education and Postgraduate level. He initially graduated from Edinburgh College of Art (Heriot Watt University) with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art and Humanities (1984) before pursuing and consolidating his musical studies full-time at the well-known City of Leeds College of Music in 1985

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Kevin Golden

Guitarist Kevin Golden has been playing jazz for over 29 years in the Hudson Valley and greater NYC area. His style is influenced by Grant Green, Rene Thomas, and Joshua Breakstone. He has studied with Joshua Breakstone, Peter Leitch, John Scofield, and Sal Salvador. Kevin's first recording as a leader, "Pelham Parkway" has been released and available for digital download. The session was recorded along with the musical collaboration and contributions of Akiko Tsuruga on Hammond B3 organ and Peter Grant on drums, at Tedesco Studios in Paramus NJ. Seven original tunes penned by Golden pay homage to the legendary organ trio sounds of Grant Green, Kenny Burrell, and Wes Montgomery (san octaves). For the past 8 years Kevin has collaborated with Steve Kaiser in multiple formats (duo, trio, quartet), playing the NYC club scene

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Thomas Dahl

Thomas T Dahl is a “all genres” guitarist, arranger, composer, producer and educator, living i Bergen, Norway Find out more on: www.thomastdahl.com


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