Gil Velazquez
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Gil Velazquez


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"My Introduction"

You may find Gil to be a bit of a schizo- but that is a good thing. His songs run a gamut of styles from rock to techno, with a latin influence no doubt honed when touring Puerto Rico. What ties everything together is some great electric guitar playing ala Santana.

March 13, 2008 - TriCity News, Asbur Park,NJ

"Review of Gil Velazquez"

With a completely unique style, Gil Velazquez sways from Satriani-like riffs to Santana-shaped rhythms, easily taking his listeners to a very comfortable place. The familiar feeling of his multi-genre sound instantly endears enthusiasts of all types of music. There is sure to be something here to please everyone!

Peggy Murphy, aka:DJ PJ RadioUgly, New York - RadioUgly

"Gil Velazquez's Debut CD"

"When I first heard Gils' music, it was as if I'd stumbled onto a Santana LP I had never heard. The style and flavor of the Latin influenced rock are very strong in Gil's music and he is amazingly talented. Cindy D'Adamo, CEO – LadyLake Management, Mechanicsburg, PA - LadyLake Management


His first debut CD "My Introduction" was released in 2008. Currently his tracks have aired on WCRX- Chicago, RadioUgly of New York, New Jersey Home Grown Radio and the Penguin (Asbury Park, NJ). In addition tracks from "My Introduction" has been included in the PumpAudio Music Library for placement in TV, Film, Game and Web applications.



His Musical Direction Spans Influences from all Genres of Music with One-Stop Licensing for all Platforms.

With each new piece he writes, Gil feels a story is essential to the writing process. "Since lyrics are not the main voice, it is imperative that I visualize an event, emotion, a point in someone's life, something that can be translated into music with the guitar as the primary voice". I feel that too often, the synthesizer, along with computer generated samples have dominated the media scoring environment for quite some time and we have lost the organic, yet unpredictable dynamics of the electric guitar as a voice to support the message on film, screen or stage.

His influences have ranged from Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Jeff Beck and Miles Davis.

While performing, Gil also sees the live experience as a part of his method of songwriting and composing. Whether engaged in open jams, or solo performances, he is always looking to make his compositions accessible to his audience, while never quite predictable.