Brian Stoltz

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Genre: Funk

Band Bio: Some guitarists base their careers on virtuosity, while others emphasize raw emotion, and still others trade on a signature style. Brian Stoltz is one of the few who has all three in equal measure.

The guitarist, while touring with the world renowned Neville Brothers for 10 years, continuously created fluid and coherent bodies of work on his own. Renowned for his awesome virtuosity, his unmistakable sound and his breathtaking emotiveness, his performances have been featured on recordings by artists such as Bob Dylan, Dr. John, Edie Brickell, The Neville Brothers, Aaron Neville, and Zachary Richard among others.

Brian is currently touring and recording with the legendary Funky Meters. In television appearances including "The Tonight Show", "Saturday Night Live", "Late Night with David Letterman", "Austin City Limits", concerts with the Grateful Dead and Amnesty International, Brian has drawn critical acclaim.

He has received awards from the CMJ (College Music Journal)New Music Corporation for Lifetime Achievement. His co-written "Healing Chant" as performed by The Neville Brothers received a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental in 1991. He has performed on numerous music videos and his work hasbeen called the highlight of movie soundtracks such as: "The Mighty Quinn" and "City of Hope".

Brian Stoltz has gained a reputation as a powerful, progressive guitarist whose music has been centered around his melodic and technically fluent fretboard mastery. He also excels as a soulful vocalist, percussionist and keyboardist. Brian has been wooing fans with his innovative and technically superb guitar playing for many years and with his current project, one of the most inventive undertakings of his solo career, he is showing himself to be and exceptionally talented songwriter and bandleader.

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