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Rex Shepherd

Combining elements of jazz improvisation and harmony with an approach to guitar playing heavily influenced by diverse players such as Jim Hall, Robin Trower, Fred Frith, and sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar, Rex Shepherd has forged a niche for himself with original music that typically lies somewhere just outside the usual genre labels but is still music that is approachable. Having been described as “Robin Trower meets Miles Davis,” Shepherd’s music spans from full on instrumental rock tunes to traditional jazz compositions with a good dose of free improvisation and sound experimentation using prepared and effected guitar sounds and instruments such as the “oceanharp” and the Theremin.

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”A bit deranged but totally interesting.” Bruce Von Stier