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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Bruce Eisenbeil is a composer, improviser, and guitar instrumentalist who has dedicated his life to the advancement of modern guitar techniques through the growth and evolution of modern improvised music. He has 6 CD's released and has performed throughout North America, Japan, Germany, Brasil, and at many festivals. Eisenbeil has performed, recorded and collaborated with some of the best musicians in the world.

Although Eisenbeil was born in Chicago, he grew up in Plainfield, NJ which is where he began playing the guitar when he was 4 years old. He has been performing professionally since he was 15. Mostly self-taught, he studied with a few great teachers including Joe Pass, Howard Roberts, Joe Diorio, and Dennis Sandole (teacher of John Coltrane and Pat Martino)....
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CD/LP/Track Review

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”About as revolutionary as music can actually get.” ~ The Wire

”One of the most unique jazz guitarists to emerge in decades.” ~ Harvey Pekar, JazzTimes

”Strikingly original.” ~ Downbeat

”Outrageously exciting.” ~ Ben Watson

”Disarmingly hypnotic.” ~ Derek Taylor, All About Jazz

”a matchless voice” ~ Jazzreview.com

”This guitarist often sounds as if he's disassembling the instrument. He isn't; he's breaking down preconceived notions of harmony, melody, rhythm, and sound itself - and the effort can be as exhilarating as the results.” ~ FRANCIS DAVIS, VILLAGE VOICE 2006

Music

Featured recording “Solar Forge”

Solar Forge

ESP Disk
2009
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    Solar Forge

    ESP Disk
    2009
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    Solar Forge

    ESP Disk
    2008
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    Carnival Skin

    Emerald Green Sound
    2007
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    Inner Constellation, Volume One

    NEMU Records
    2007
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    Inner Constellation Volume 1

    NEMU Records
    2007
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    Carnival Skin

    NEMU Records
    2006
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    Opium

    CIMP Records
    2002
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