Born: July 30, 1971
Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and you have the recipe for contempo-jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz. The NJ native has played guitar since his early teens, is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, and has studied with such masters as Mike Stern, Vic Juris, and Charlie Banacos along the way. Lenz has released 8 highly-acclaimed recordings as a leader featuring greats such as Randy Brecker, Will Lee, Joel Rosenblatt, & Mark Egan and his music has been featured in hundreds of TV shows globally including Breaking Bad (AMC), Catfish (MTV), and Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations (Travel Channel) to name a few...
Awards"2008, 2009, & 2011 Rising Star Award: Best Jazz Band" GigMasters