Brian Tarquin's Guitar Trax Show
Brian Tarquin is a multi Emmy Award winning composer/guitarist, who first graced the Top 20 Billboard Charts back in 1997 with the commercial release "This is Acid Jazz" Vol. 2 on Instinct Records, followed by several solo jazz albums, which charted Top 10 at Contemporary Jazz Radio in the late 90’s.
In 2006, Brian opened his own boutique record label called BHP MUSIC, Ltd., specializing in instrumental guitar music. The label released the Guitar Master Series featuring guitar legends: Jeff Beck, BB King, Santana, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Zakk Wylde, Stanley Clarke, Billy Sheehan and many others.
In 2014, Brian produced, engineered and composed Guitars For Wounded Warriors, which showcases Brian’s guitar prowess alongside such world-class shredders as, Steve Morse, Billy Sheehan, Gary Hoey, Bumblefoot (Gun n Roses), Reb Beach (Whitesnake), Hal Lindes (Dire Straits), Chris Poland (Megadeth) and Chuck Loeb. The album features exclusively released tracks inspired by those military soldiers who fought for our country.
Brian Tarquin is also an award winning author of the 2014 USA Best Book Winner Award in Performing Arts: Music for Guitar Encyclopedia (Allworth Press) and the 2014 USA Best Book Finalist Award in Business: Reference for Insiders Guide To Music Licensing (Allworth Press). He has also written Recording Techniques of the Guitar Masters (Cengage Publishing) featuring interviews with Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Zakk Wylde, Billy Sheehan, Larry Carlton, Stanley Clarke, Steve Morse and Jeff Beck and more.