BIO

 

INDUSTRY CREDITS AND AWARDS:
WINNER — Best Guitarist: COLUMBIA RECORDS/Emergenza USA Finals
WINNER — Guitar GUITARMAGGEDDON (Atlanta) — 2003, 2004, 2005
Recorded with Platinum Producer KEVIN “SHE’KESPERE” BRIGGS (TLC, PINK, DESTINY’S CHILD)
Recorded with Grammy Award Winning Producer DON MCCOLLISTER (INDIGO GIRLS, SHAWN MULLINS)
Recorded with Platinum Remix Producer DJ FORD (MICK JAGGER, MICHAEL JACKSON, LUDACRIS)
Recorded and Remixed with Dance Icon PAUL OAKENFOLD @ Perfecto Records
Performed with JEFF CARLISI (.38 Special)
Performed with ED KING (Lynard Skynard)
Performed with DERRICK SAINT HOLMES (Ted Nugent)
Three Time MUSIC MIDTOWN Performing Artist (250,000 in attendance)
Performed with Billionaire/Reality TV star SIR IVAN at NEW YORK MEGAJAM (15,000 in attendance)
Featured Artist: NAMM 2009
Featured Artist: 2009 WINTER MUSIC CONFERENCE CD compilation
Performed with DJ LORD (Public Enemy) – 2010
Performed at LAND of NOD Music Festival (5,000 in attendance) – 2010


TEACHING BACKGROUND:

Former student: Joe Satriani, Musician’s Institute (GIT), Doug Doppler (Featured Guitarist: GUITAR HERO video game; Steve Vai’s Favored Nations recording artist, Paul Chapman(UFO)

Master Class Artist/Instructor: Jeff Carlisi’s Camp Jam
QUOTES:
“Damn. That guy can play!” — English Nick: DJ — Atlanta’s 96 Rock; 105.3 (the Buzz); Metalsome Monday Host.
“Great Guitar Player!” — Jeff Carlisi (38 Special): guitarist, songwriter, platinum selling recording artist.
“…one of the best live acts we have ever invited to perform on the Music Midtown cultural stage.”– Suzanne Shaw: Artist Director, Music Midtown (Atlanta)
“impeccable timing and precision guitar playing” — DJ FORD (platinum recording artist, producer and remixer)
“the ‘Joe Satriani’ of electronic dance music”— Z Morse: chief technologist — Paul Oakenfold’s Perfecto Records.
“conjures the infinite, wailing arena-ready reverb passed from David Gilmour to the Edge.” – Creative Loafing (Atlanta)
“Bridges the gap between guitar rock and electronic dance.” – Atlanta Journal and Constitution
“Pulse-pounding electronic beats and scorching electric guitar fretwork” – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Great Guitar Tones! If you are looking for a pulsating, relentless groove, Jimmy Cypher is the ticket you have been waiting for! –Doug Doppler, guitarist/recording artist: Steve Vai’s Favored Nations Records

 

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