Born: June 9, 1945 Primary Instrument: Guitar, electric
Mick Goodrick - guitarist, composer, educator, author
Mick Goodrick is a renown guitarist and educator, has recorded and performed internationally for the past 40 years with other world famous musicians such as Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, John Abercrombie, Dave Liebman, Joe Diorio and Steve Swallow, to name a few.
Mick is renowned for both his harmonic command of the guitar and his prowess as an influential teacher. He is author of the book known among players as the “guitarist's bible” entitled, The Advancing Guitarist (Hal Leonard Publications). He is author of the three volume series, Mr. Goodchord's Almanac of Guitar Voice-Leading for the Year 2001 and Beyond, co-author with his business partner Mitch Haupers of the rhythm-training book entitled, Factorial Rhythm: For All Instruments, now in its second edition, and composer/arranger/author of four new books awaiting production through Mr. Goodchord Publications, including a book of solo compositions for fingerstyle guitar.