If you are not already familiar with Paul's music you soon will be! This guy can play, really play.You may remember him from his recording days with Liege Lord (Metal Blade Records) as their lead guitarist extraordinary, from his dates as a hired gun with dozens of national acts or featured in endorsement ads for Randall Amps and ESP guitars. A recent Ernie Ball, Taylor and Fender guitar artist endorse, Nelson, who studied with guitar great Steve Vai in their Berklee days, as well as being a protege of jazz fusion great Steve Khan, and writing and performing on Johnny Winter's latest Grammy Nominated CD I'm a Bluesman" Virgin/EMI has created a tour de force in this his new, all-instrumental fusion release.
"Look" is a very diverse package that takes the listener on a sophisticated journey through the musical mind of Paul Nelson.This CD exudes boundless energy, and displays ferocious solo sections at the same time showing us his control over an emotional side of playing all the while holding it together with a tasteful melodic sense which comes through on each cut.
"On his new CD guitar wiz Paul Nelson joins forces with some excellent players for a sizzling set of jazz rock fusion loaded with an abundance of high-tech studio expertise making for a truly sensational spin."
-Robert Silverstein/20th Century Guitar Magazine
"Perfect blend of taste and technique"
-Guitar One Magazine
-Greg DeBenedetto/Guitar World Magazine
-Martin Forssman/Bright Eyes Magazine
"An exciting player with plenty of chops and an aggressive attitude"
-Dave Dorkin/Fuse Magazine
"Ferocious, Tasteful and Boundless"
-Dan McAvinchey/Guitar Nine
"No one can say the man doesn't have the stuff.He can make the guitar shred or sing or howl with the best of them."
-David Layton/Progression Magazine
"Inspirational and Flawless"
-Terry Wickham/Guitar 2001 Magazine
-Zoltán Koncsok/Metal Hammer Magazine
"Guitarist of the year 2001"
Heard throughout the WWF's NBC broadcasts of the XFL Nelson also appears on the highly anticipated Jason Becker tribute album titled "Warmth in the Wilderness" on Lion Records out now.Other artists on this CD include Vinnie Moore, Marty Friedman , Jeff Watson , Jonathan Mover, Joe Lynn Turner, Jeff Pilson, Steve Morse, among many other top artists...
*Paul Nelson also appears on the soon to be release Uriah Heep tribute "Return to Fantasy" on Century Media Records. And guest appears on the latest Halifax CD "The Inevitability of a Strange World" on Drive Thru Records.
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