jfw

jfw

Patent Pending
  • From : Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Joined : Thu 26th Feb 2009, 10 years ago

About Me

I am a guitarist / Guitar synthesist. You can also find me here - http://www.reverbnation.com/#!/microjazz?profile_view_source=profile_box

Instruments I play

Electric & acoustic guitars, Guitar Synthesiser.

Amps - Recording - Blackstar HT 5
- Fender Champion

- Live - Laney VC 30
- Peavey Encore 65

Software I Use

Propellerhead Record, Reason 5, Cubase 5. Special thanks are also due to PlANETJAZZBASS for his invaluable help.

Hardware I Use

Breville snack & Sandwich maker, Tassimo coffee maker, Wahl nasal hair trimmer, Electric & acoustic guitars, Guitar Synthesizer, Tone generators, Percussive things ( bells, whistles, chimes, Triangle etc ). Yamaha AWG 16 track recorder and a whole bunch of effects units.

Listening To Right Now

Too many to mention...but at this point -"Madhouse and the whole thing there" - Mike Walker.
The Impossible Gentlemen. Martin Taylor, Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass, Steve Khan, Jeff Beck etc.
"Beyond it all" - Allen Hinds.
"Fuzzy" - Oz Noy.
"Still Warm" - John Scofield.
"The Rotters Club" - Hatfield and the North.
"A present for the future" - Frank Gambale.
"Solid Air" - John Martyn.
"Rocket Science" - Tribal Tech.
THIS LIST IS BY NO MEANS COMPREHENSIVE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDENT UPON MY MOOD.

10 Favourite Albums

Again, I cant restrict it to just 10, but "The Nightfly" by Donald Fagen has to be in there somewhere.

My Influences / Fav Artists

Mainly fusion, jazz and rock. Influences include Frank Zappa, Steely Dan, King Crimson, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Steps Ahead, Chick Corea, etc, etc. The fantasy writings of Jack Vance - especially "The eyes of the Overworld".

My Music Sounds Like

it could almost pass for music.

In My Other Life I ...

Eat, Drink, sleep, dream.