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Three Magnificent Guitarists You’ve Got to Know


Any guitarist has at least one musical master. Some popular sonic genius who inspires the young prodigy to pick up the instrument and seek their place in the mythosphere. For those in the pantheon of guitar heroes who famously dig a little deeper than the others, which defy style to create something earlier unimagined, those who, once again, recognize music and deeply impact many musicians, the reward is often honor, fortune, and cultural glory. Or so the tale goes. There are some who should have been globally recognized and rewarded for their talent and influence but are only acknowledged by a relatively small group of dedicated fans. You maybe know a few of them, but every bit of added recognition helps make our world, or our music, a little greater. Here are three magnificent guitarists you’ve got to know a little better


Charles Altura

Though he’s Californian, Charles Altura made a flourishing place for himself after shifting to New York City. Featured as one of Tigran Hamasyans society, with great Chick Corea also The Vigil and also with Terence Blanchard E-collective, he has toured the earth while still getting the time for composing his music and put them on concerts with other New York’s most gifted players like Harish Raghavan Gerald Clayton and also Justin Brown. Ensure to catch him live whenever and anywhere he is playing; the guitarist’s collections often vary in instrumentation and his music is perpetually incredible.


Jairus Mozee

Jairus Mozee is a Los Angeles-based guitarist, who is greatly gifted, prolific guitarists that you apparently haven’t heard of ever. The upcoming phenom has performed with Prince, Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Anthony Hamilton and Lalah Hathaway amidst others. Thriving from an excellent gospel setting has offered him a lot of technical experience, but it’s his novel ear that makes him special. His great albums are oftenlyreleased and structured to star him while they also show off his skill to be a skilled promoting member of ensemble. Los Angeles scholars can catch him during Tuesdays at the Power House in the Hollywood.


Gilad Hekselman

Upon landing in NY in 2004, Gilad Hekselman immediately established him as among the city’s most solicited after guitarists. Even before finishing his bachelor’s degree from New School in the year 2008, he had then released a critically fancied album with bassist Ari Hoenig and Joe Martin . From then, Hekselman has continued to play together with beloved modern artists like Chris Potter, Mark Turner, Gretchen Parlato ,Tigran Hamasyan and several others, and also to release few more cool albums. His very latest album, Homes, was just published and, as is usually the case with any of his musical contributions, showcases his perpetual evolution as a player, composer, artist and as the overall sonic innovator.


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