Jack Broad was raised in a musical family in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Miami University on a music scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor Of Music degree. Jack has been fortunate to have studied music with Charlie Banacos, Mike Longo, Ben Monder, and Brad Shepik and has attended masterclasses by John Abercrombie, Frank Gambale, Andy LaVerne, Kenny Garrett, Billy Hart and Tim Hagans
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The number of young jazz guitarists directly influenced by either Charlie Christian or Wes Montgomery is dwindling. Nowadays, the main guitar influences are Metheny, Scofield, Frisell, Abercrombie, and Rosenwinkel. Jack Broad describes the music on his Current CD as \guitar-oriented, electronic, modern jazz/fusion.\ The recording is self-produced, to say the least, with \all songs composed, programmed, performed, recorded and mixed by Jack Broad.\ He did not, however, do the mastering or take the photos. Despite that, this impressive debut will be much appreciated by lovers of contemporary jazz guitar, in all its many guises
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