This is my young guitarist friend, Sean Ashe, about whom I cannot say enough nice things. This song, Hemisphere, is his second release. His first is called Luminescence and will, as its name may imply, simply bring light into your day. Please check out his website: http://www.seanashemusic.com. He is currently working on his first album. I'm so looking forward to it.
The song is an example of the type of music my character, Nicholas Trent, plays on his solo outings. He's happy to play in a full band accompanying a singer, but this . . . this is the music of his heart. The music in which he can lose himself.
In other posts, with future chapter releases, I'll post videos of other guitarists--and bands-- who inspire me and my writing. Of course Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson will be well represented, as they were the first two guitarists to make me aware of the term "shredder." I hope you will enjoy them as much as I do.
The other one is http://may2014ridingthemusic.blogspot.com. In that one, I have posted chapters of my book, The Guitarist. At this point those chapters are drafts. They resemble the book as it exists today, but many changes have occurred, and many more will follow. Check it out.
I want to start by thanking my young guitarist friend, Sean Ashe of the Chicago area, for the name of my contemporary fiction series, Tools of Tone. He used the term in a Facebook post and I to...