Denis Taaffe Bio
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Solo electric guitarist Guitarist Denis Taaffe, based out of
“Denis remains at the cutting edge of improvisational guitar”-Robert Silverstein, 20th century guitar magazine, April, 2004
Denis has endorsements with Ernie Ball / Musicman, Seymour Duncan Pickups, Kradl guitar picks and Boomerang pedal boards. Former endorsements include Jackson guitars 1999 and W.L.gore /Elixir Strings 1999-2006. To date, He has released 165 full length albums thus far. most are available at Amazon. COM. All tracks on the CD's were recorded & performed live with no additional overdubs and were improvised on the spot. In his live shows, all the material Denis performs is also improvised on the spot and demonstrates musical creativity in the making.
Denis has also participated and was in the entry list in the 44th,45th,46th,49th, 50th,51st,52nd,53rd and 54th Grammy© awards. his albums were considered in several categories including Best instrumental performance and best instrumental composition. Denis also wrote a monthly instructional column for six years which appeared in Musicians Hotline/Premier Magazine, a national magazine which appears in print as well as on the World Wide Web. He has also plays concerts throughout the
Among other interests, Denis is also interested in creating films ,writing scripts, doing soundtracks for films, documentaries, audio/video post production and other projects. He has supplied music for several independent films, the United states Air Force and even the Canadian national Observatories. Denis is a graduate of Indiana University ,where he received a B.A. Liberal Arts degree in 1994 . in 2008, Denis received his Comptia A+ certification. Denis has vast interests ranging from IT, audio/video and film.