Bruce Arnold

Bruce Arnold

 New York City, New York, USA
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Guitarist Bruce Arnold has developed an extensive reputation as a composer, educator and guitar virtuoso. He has created a unique signature sound that stems from his combination of jazz/rock/metal techniques and 20th Century compositional methods.

Biography

Guitarist Bruce Arnold has developed an extensive reputation as a composer, educator and guitar virtuoso. He has created a unique signature sound that stems from his combination of jazz techniques and 20th Century compositional methods. He has played with such diverse musicians as Stuart Hamm, Peter Erskine, Joe Pass, Joe Lovano, Randy Brecker, Stanley Clarke, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Arnold is also deeply devoted to music education and had written more than 100 music instruction books. He is the Director of the New York University Summer Guitar Intensive and has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in America, including the New England Conservatory of Music, Princeton University, Dartmouth College, Berklee College of Music, New School University, and City College of New York.

Discography

2010 Bruce Arnold Heavy Mental
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Andy Galore Bass
Kirk Driscoll Drums

2010 Bruce Arnold Art of the Blues
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Dean Johnson Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2010 Valencia 3 Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Vicent Colonques Piano
Avelino Saavedra Drum and Percussion

2010 Heard Instinct Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Andrea Quartorone Guitar

2010 Invocation Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Gilbert Isben Guitar

2008 Sonic Infestation Bruce Arnold John Stowell Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
John Stowell Guitar

2008 Secret Code Bruce Arnold Jane Getter Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Jane Getter Guitar

2008 Dakota Gumbo Bruce Arnold Mike Miller Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Mike Miller Guitar

2008 Spooky Actions Songs of the Nations Volume 2 Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar and Bass
John Gunther Woodwinds
Kirk Driscoll Drums

2007 Bruce Arnold Trio Live DVD Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Ratzo B. Harris Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2007 Mediations DVD Dusan Bogdanovic Bruce Arnold Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Dusan Bogdanovic Guitar

2007 Spooky Actions plays Schoenberg 5 Piano Pieces Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
John Gunther Woodwinds
Dave Phillips Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2006 Bruce Arnold Trio Blue Lotus Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Ratzo B. Harris Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2006 Aspirations Dusan Bogdanovic and Bruce Arnold Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Dusan Bogdanovic Guitar

2005 Spooky Actions plays Webern Live in Moscow DVD Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
John Gunther Woodwinds
Aaron Jackson Piano
Dave Phillips Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2005 Spooky Actions Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
John Gunther Woodwinds
Aaron Jackson Piano
Dave Phillips Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2005 Soul Eyes Bruce Arnold Mimi Fox Rhapsody Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Mimi Fox Guitar

2005 Intersections Tamez Arnold Hamilton Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Tom Hamilton Synthesizer
Omar Tamez Guitar

2004 Ursel Schlicht Bruce Arnold String Theory Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Ursel Schlicht Piano

2004 Bruce Arnold Tom Hamilton Disklaimer Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Tom Hamilton Synthesizer

2004 Bruce Arnold Olivier Ker Ourio Duets Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Olivier Ker Ourio Harmonica

2004 Bruce Arnold Mike Miller Two Guys From South Dakota Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Mike Miller Guitar

2003 Early Music Spooky Actions Songs of the Nations Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
John Gunther Woodwinds
Mike Richmond Bass
Kirk Driscoll Drums

2003 Spooky Actions plays the music of Anton Webern Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
John Gunther Woodwinds
Peter Hubert Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2002 Jamie Begian Big Band-Jamie Recordings
John O’Gallagher, Marc McDonald, Ben Kono, Dimitri Moderbacher, Dan Goble (reeds)
Tom Goehring, Dave Scott, Marty Bound, Jason Colby (trumpets and flugelhorns)
Jeff Bush, Deborah Weisz, Paul Olenick, Max Seigel (trombones)
Bruce Arnold, Jamie Begian (guitars)
Dave Ambrosio (bass)
Peter Retzlaff (drums).

2002 Roberta Piket Alternating Currents - Thirteenth Note Records
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Kirk Driscoll Drums
Roberta Piket Piano
Cliff Schmitt Bass

2002 Bruce Arnold – Give ‘em Some – Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Ratzo B. Harris Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

2002 Eye Contact New Beginnings - ONDINE
Micheal Brecker Sax
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Daneil Kelly Keyboards
Adam Weber Drums
Renato Thoms Percussion
Harvie S Bass

1999 Eye Contact Havana Manana
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Gregor Huebner Violin and Keyboards
Harie Swartz Bass
Ed Uribe Drums and Percussion
Memo Acevedo Percussion

1997 Marc Rossi Group, We Must Continue-MMC
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Mark Rossi Keyboards
Bill Urmson Bass
Ed Uribe Drums and Percussion
Alan Hall Drums and Percussion

1996 George Schuller-Looking Up from Down Below
Bruce Arnold Guitar
George Garzone Sax
Joe Lavano Sax
John Lockwood Bass
Tiger Okoshi Trumpet
Ed Schuller Bass
George Schuller Drums

1994 Tom Boras, Three Houses MMC
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Tim Hagans Trumpet
Conrad Herwig Trombone
Ralph Lalama Saxophone
Jim McNeely Piano
Dave Ratajczak Drums

1999 Bruce Arnold – A Few Dozen – Muse Eek Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Ratzo B. Harris Bass
Tony Moreno Drums

1996 Bruce Arnold - Blue Eleven – MMC Recordings
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Ratzo B. Harris Bass
Stomu Takeishi Bass
Kirk Driscoll Drums
Tony Moreno Drums
Thomas Buckner Voice

1995 Act of Finding - OO Discs
Bruce Arnold Guitar
Thomas Buckner Voice
Tom Hamilton Synthesizer
Ratzo B. Harris Bass

1984 Le Quartet BASH-Bashful Records
Aaron Heick Saxophones
Bruce Arnold Guitar, Banjo
Stuart Hamm Bass