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Regardless of the economic slowdown, people tend to want to download a lot of their music for free, thus leaving artists without income that would be generated through royalties from CD sales.
Acoustically Combining Ethnic Influences
Most of the songs were the result of me sitting by myself in my living room and fiddling around with the bass guitar, completely directionless - which is the setting I find most conducive to songwriting.
I like to compose instinctively. First of all, I imagine a theme to follow up, as if I was writing a story, using my guitar instead of a pen, and from that point on, it`s all about improvisation.
Classical Folk To Blues, Rock To Jazz
Instrumental Metal Mad Man
I`ve been exposed to music throughout my whole life, basically because my parents were such fans of music. I`ve been a huge fan of the guitar since as far back as I can remember.
I wanted to be very careful not to have a CD that seemed to ramble on endlessly. I wanted to put out a CD that the listener could listen to front to end and feel musically satisfied when it was over.
Fastest Six-Stringer On The Planet?
Duo Cranks Out Progressive Instrumentals
Fresh Acoustic Guitar Fusion
Freedom Of Jazz Blended With A Foundation Of Soul
I have found that by recording and adding a few "cover tunes" to my CDs as well as my originals, has helped get folks online to discover me. After they`ve listened to my arrangements of their familiar pop tunes, they may decided to check out my original music, too.
There was no internet when I started and file sharing has been the most destructive force to the music business and it`s been the most positive force in a fan`s world.
Hammering Home Guitar Fury
Musician`s Institute (which was then GIT) was the best thing I could have done. I do well in competitive scenes. I progressed fast in those years.
We decided to write something and we asked Gian to join this project. We were looking for something different to create separation between us and the other thousands of shredders in the world, so we decided to use the 8-string guitar.
This project is one that has 100% of all CD sales, no matter where purchased, going to support LilliansJourney.com, the foundation we began for my mother. LilliansJourney.com supports and donates all of its funds to Project ALS.
Phenomenology Of The Musical Unconscious
Latin/Flamenco Based Music Marks Debut
Guitarist Works Instrumental & Christian Rock
Personal Blues Sound Attracts Attention
Blazing Instrumental Funk Rock
Chicago`s Hardest Working Blues Band
When you play with somebody else, you have to worry about playing well and being in your place at every moment. When you play your own songs, in any venue, you show how you are, because they are your own work.
Try to become a better musician every day. Listen to music actively - try to understand what those great musicians felt when they wrote your favorite song or played your favorite solo.
Italian Instrumentalist Distributes Demo
There is always something you don`t know. Thinking of the end result is a distraction and more importantly, there is no end result. You will be learning for the rest of your life.
Improvisational Instrumental Guitar
Displaying Jacked-Up Intensity
Jazz Instructor Leads By Example
Electrifying Live Performer Offers Instrumental Work
I tend to discover guitarists that have been there for a long time and have many records, but hadn`t catch my attention until recently, like Derek Trucks or Alex Machacek.