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Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Jeff Ciampa, nonpareil among superb artists deserving wider recognition, has worked and toured with some of the most demanding practitioners, including vocalists Harry Belafonte and Jon Lucien. His fluid melodic style, steeped in the jazz tradition, continues to inspire fellow musicians and listeners worldwide. Born and raised in central Pennsylvania, the aspiring performing artist began formal guitar lessons at the age of twelve. Upon entering college as a pre-med student, his passion for music overshadowed his desire to enter the medical profession. In short time, Jeff found himself studying at the esteemed Berklee School of Music in Boston under the tutelage of guitarist extraordinaire, Pat Metheny
by Dave Hughes
On his new CD, guitarist Jeff Ciampo exhibits not onlySigns of Life, but also signs of creativity, fluid and expressive playing, and excellent compositional skills. While at first listen, the music has much the same sonic ambiance of many other contemporary guitar combo releases (guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, plus occasional sax), it soon becomes ...