Defining England's Instrumental Rock
Welcome to the December edition of Guitar Nine's online magazine. In the past month, we crossed an important milestone; now, well over 1,000 instrumental guitar CDs are available for purchase. Just in the past two months alone, we've added 55 new releases to the site, including instrumental CDs by Stephen Housden, Planet X, Chris Juergensen, Mojo, Synergy Quartet, McGill/Manring/Stevens, Supertones, Estrume`n`tal, Michael Schenker, Shadows, Tristano/Crothers, Acoustic Journey, Michael Angelo, Stanley Jordan, Carl Filipiak, Ballurio, Mike Valeras Group, Larry Carlton, Danny Gatton, Alex Martinho, Michael Silvestri, Infernal Soul, Martone, Edward Box, Buckethead, Ozric Tentacles, Fabrizio Chiruzzi, Heavy Guitars, Peter Autschbach, Michael Mangaroo, Endel Rivers, Joboj, Mitch Merrett, Elias Viljanen, Taboo Voodoo, Randy Coven, Metro, Jason Becker Tribute, Cyril Achard, Powell Young, Kevin Cardamore, Sean Mercer, Thomas McRocklin and Denis Taaffe. You can now listen to and order 1020 instrumental releases by 577 different artists. Visit the Instrumental Guitar Showcase to browse and listen to all of these dynamic recordings, or check out our recommendations page. If you've released an instrumental project, get all the details about merchandising through Guitar Nine, and decide if it's right for your music (if you've released a guitar-oriented CD with vocals, click here).
I had always wanted to do a solo album, but it was all talk. One day I mentioned it again to my wife and she said don`t talk about it, do it. So I did. As soon as the real decision was made things started to fall into place, as they often do.
Music For Fretted & Fretless, Electric & Classical
I think that the best promo is playing live, and to be seen as much as possible. I do many clinics for Digitech, Parker and now Vox amplifiers. This is a great way for people to hear your music and to sell discs at the performances.
Combining Jazz, Indian Music, Breakbeats & Effects