MP3 Duffy King - Solo Guitar Christmas
Romantic, Relaxing, Subtly Captivating, are words that have been used to describe Solo Guitar Christmas, which was a 2003 Detroit Music Award Nomonie for Outstanding Jazz Recording.
17 MP3 Songs in this album (43:20) !
Related styles: Jazz: Smooth Jazz, Easy Listening: Mood Music, Featuring Guitar
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Guitarist / Singer Songwriter,Composer / Producer
Energetic, kinetic grooves, driving rhythms, searing, blistering leads, finesse and feel are words that have been used to describe Duffy''s style of electric guitar playing. Hailing from Detroit, with twenty years of professional experience, Duffy has toured throughout the world and done numerous studio sessions including nationally televised ads as well as major label releases that have been nominated for Grammy Awards and Billboard Magazine awards. These accomplishments have earned him a reputation as a top caliber guitarist, who has played with an array of world class musicians. Well versed in all styles of playing, Duffy is best known for his potent Jazz/Rock and R&B/Funk chops.
Duffy''s talent doesn''t stop with playing guitar. His song writing skills have won awards in Billboard Magazine''s Songwriter''s Contest, Marlboro''s National Talent Search, and received acclaim for his solo release, Livin'' for the Big Time, which charted in the top 10 on many radio stations throughout the midwest region. In addition to playing the guitar, Duffy also performed vocals and produced the 1994 Detroit Music Awards'' R&B Record of the Year, "Bootleg" and 2003 Detroit Music Award Nomonie, "Smokin'' Live" , by the Bugs Beddow Band. Duffy personally has been nominated in 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2003 for Outstanding Guitarist in the Rhythm and Blues Category and his 2002 CD release, "Solo Guitar Christmas", was nominated for Record of the Year in the 2003 Jazz Catagory.
As a vocalist, Duffy was a 2003 Detroit Music Award Nomonie for Outstanding Vocals in the R&B catagory. Also in 2003, he sang on two National Chevrolet ads for both television and radio.
Throughout 1995 and 1996, Duffy knocked ''em dead at each performance on a worldwide clinic/promotional tour for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. As a Clinician / Product Specialist, he is able to combine musicality, humor, fun and information to create an entertaining and productive clinic / performance that transcends language barriers. Other companies that Duffy has performed clinics for include, Yamaha Guitars and Amplifiers, Egnater Amplification and Rocktron.
Duffy laid the guitar tracks on the 1996 release, Reim 3 , by gold and platinum international Polygram artist, Matthias Reim, who also is a two-time recipient of World Music Awards. For two consecutive years, Duffy gave show stopping performances as a, main stage, featured artist at the South Florida Guitar Show - one of the United State''s largest guitar shows.
Additional adventures in Duffy''s diverse musical career include, composing the music for independent filmmaker Jennifer Machiorlatti''s short film, The Maiden''s Mirror. (2001). Producing, and performing the music for two National Chevrolet ads. Mixing, editing, mastering and co-producing the latest recording by drummer Rob Emauel entitled, "Speak", featuring Saxophonist, Bob Minzer.
Clinician performances include- Winter and Summer NAMM, The major international musical instrument & technology expo shows in Frankfort, Germany - Luzern, Switzerland - Paris,France - Tokyo, Japan
Earl Klugh - World Tour ''89 - ''91, Bugs Beddow Band, Miguel Tomas (Musical Director), Matthias Reim
The Groove Dawgs, The King Brothers, Witness, Eddie Kendricks, Duffy King Band, Memphis in May Festival, KFOG Sky Concert Festival, Ford International Jazz Festival, St. Lucia Jazz Festival.
Labels- Polygram, Warner Brothers, RCA
Producers/Songwriters- Kathy Kosins, Pamela J, Miguel Thomas, Alan Hewitt, Bruce Nazarian,
Eric Morgensen, Michael Brooks, Mark Nilan, John Jazack, Luis Resto.
Television/Commercials- BET, A.C.E. Cable Awards, Chevrolet Cars and Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Spirit Airlines, Marathon Oil, Lipton. Various live televised and radio simulcast concerts
Various Musicians- Duffy has performed onstage or recorded with:
Marshall Tucker Band - Earl Klugh - Tony Franklin (The Firm, Blue Murder, Whitesnake, Gary Hoey) - Rare Earth
Rod Morgenstein (DixieDregs,Winger) - Jeff Berlin
Gene Dunlop (Earl Klugh) - - Keb Mo''- Larry McCray
Ron Pangborn (Was Not Was, Matthew Sweet) - Ralph Armstrong (Frank Zappa, Jean Luc Ponty, Earl Klugh)
Andy Timmons (Danger, Danger, Simon Phillips) - Larry Frantangelo (Earl Klugh, Aretha Franklin)
Luis Resto (Was Not Was, Eminem) - Paul Ojibway (Joe Cocker, Mark Farner) - Doug Bare(Blackfoot)
Marty Montgomery (Sly Stone, Wild Cherry) - Benny Rappa (Ted Nugent,Blackfoot) - Bugs Beddow(Maynard Ferguson, Earl Klugh) - Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Rob Emanuel (Groove Dawgs, Bob Minzer) - Scott Henderson (Tribal Tech, Chick Corea) -Joe Hayden (Aretha Franklin) - Mike Lutz (Brownsville Station, Ted Nugent) - Glenn Olds (Groove Dawgs, Bugs Beddow, Temptations) - Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big, Racer X) - Matthias Reim - Olteil Burbridge (Aquarium Rescue Unit, Allman Brothers) - Dana Davis (Witness, The Winans)