Biography

With over two decades in the music industry, Frank Axtell is a renowned guitarist and composer who is a major contributor to the South Florida jazz/fusion/rock/blues scene. He performs with his own jazz ensemble, The Frank Axtell Quartet/Trio.
He was chosen as a featured soloist at the Berks Jazz festival in Reading, PA. Frank toured extensively in the 80's and recorded at The Record Plant in the San Francisco Bay area.
Frank attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has always taken his continuing course of musical evolution seriously, learning from prominent guitarists Vincent Bredice, Joseph Iodone, Joe Diorio, Scott Henderson, and Jack Wilkins.
Frank has served on the faculty of Miami Dade Community College and The Academy of Fine Arts in West Palm Beach, Fl. More recently, he teaches guitar clinics and instructs guitar/electric bass/music theory at his studio, Digital Soundscapes, in West Palm Beach, FL.
Frank's comprehensive body of recorded material includes original compositions in the jazz, rock, R&B, classical, world beat and smooth jazz veins. He is a sought after session guitarist because of his versatility and talent for producing and arranging.

To purchase Frank's music go to:

www.frankaxtell.com

Frank Axtell's new CD Has been released...: Frank Axtell's NEW CD " A Different Vision" is now available on CD Baby and itunes

An explosive and highly anticipated new album featuring jazz/blues/rock guitar at its finest. Destined to become one of this year's extraordinaire guitar works, this self written/produced/recorded album, is not to be missed.




http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/frankaxtell

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Gear I Use... January 22, 2009
my gear set up
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The New Jerusalem December 9, 2007
I've just completed a new composition called The New Jerusalem. Bit of different direction...for now.
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Guitar tone experimentations November 17, 2007
Microphone placement, stomp boxes and tweaking knobs...
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Blues On A Rainy Day October 17, 2007
Just recorded this quick little improvisation as a reminder of my recent trip to NYC.
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My Music October 6, 2007
Thanks so much everybody...
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The Speed Of Light Rock Aug 9, 2013 698
Standing At The Door Rock Dec 7, 2012 439
This Highway Rock Aug 11, 2011 567
Polaris Jazz Jul 31, 2011 687
Alone Tonight Rock Jul 15, 2011 593
Manhattan Skyline Jazz Jun 29, 2011 647
The Long Journey Home Jazz Dec 21, 2010 676
All's Been Said And Done Blues Dec 18, 2010 609
As The Raven Flies Rock Sep 30, 2010 582
Le Ciel Nocturne Jazz Aug 21, 2010 672
The Moonlight Blues Aug 12, 2010 655
Towering Above Jazz Aug 6, 2010 604
Fireflies Blues May 23, 2010 527
New Sensation Rock May 12, 2010 510
Satellites Are Watching / remix Rock Apr 30, 2010 660
Secrets Of Utopia Rock Apr 27, 2010 1042
"Rainy Morning Blues" Blues Mar 31, 2010 984
Jupiter Rising / Remix Rock Mar 27, 2010 507
Jupiter Rising Rock Mar 26, 2010 694
Rush Hour Jazz Mar 13, 2010 725
The Venusian Travels Of Magellan Jazz Mar 4, 2010 726
Ascension Skyway Rock Feb 17, 2010 540
Meltdown Blues Jan 24, 2010 581
Face The Fight Rock Jan 22, 2010 791
The Way I See You Rock Jan 20, 2010 499
Let Me Be Me Rock Jan 17, 2010 803
A Cold Hard Rain Rock Dec 19, 2009 625
The Ocean Man Jazz Dec 16, 2009 642
You're The One Rock Dec 11, 2009 670
Dreams So Real Rock Dec 9, 2009 672
The Night Is Almost Gone Rock Dec 6, 2009 668
Ignition Sequence / The Video Music Videos Nov 27, 2009 779
Zevatron Jazz Nov 16, 2009 621
Lester Cries The Blues Blues Nov 15, 2009 890
Shadowland Jazz Nov 10, 2009 569
Hey, Whatcha Say? Jazz Oct 14, 2009 982
The Winds And The Seasons / remix Jazz Oct 9, 2009 730
Pass On Tomorrow Rock Oct 7, 2009 627
The Wind And The Seasons Jazz Oct 6, 2009 669
The Camera Eye / remix Jazz Sep 28, 2009 614
The Camera Eye Jazz Sep 26, 2009 748
Different Vision Rock Sep 20, 2009 501
Big Guitar Noise Rock Sep 18, 2009 786
Curve Up Ahead Rock Sep 10, 2009 734
Radio Tiara Rock Aug 31, 2009 554
She's My Morning Rain Rock Aug 25, 2009 621
The Light Of Day Rock Aug 17, 2009 598
The Way That She Is Rock Aug 6, 2009 633
Explorations Jazz Jul 31, 2009 675
Outside My Window / remix Rock Jul 15, 2009 674
Lock And Load / remix Blues Jul 3, 2009 500
Outside My Window Rock Jul 1, 2009 708
Who's That Knocking? Rock Jun 14, 2009 542
Now You're Almost Gone Rock May 26, 2009 767
When The Skies Are Right Rock May 14, 2009 746
Nairobi Express Jazz Apr 26, 2009 816
Rainy Days (remix) Jazz Apr 24, 2009 675
Rainy Days Jazz Apr 23, 2009 1002
Smiling Faces Jazz Apr 19, 2009 907
Universal Blues Blues Apr 13, 2009 722
A Fire In The Dark Rock Apr 4, 2009 905
I See Your Light (remix) Rock Jan 24, 2009 682
I See Your Light Rock Jan 21, 2009 782
Introspection Blues Rock Jan 12, 2009 634
Blue Hurricane Rock Jan 9, 2009 928
Time Passes Rock Jan 8, 2009 685
I Know / the remix Rock Dec 18, 2008 621
Blood Lights / remix Blues Dec 15, 2008 888
Galileo's Journey To Io Metal Dec 10, 2008 878
Ivory Towers Rock Nov 24, 2008 804
Only You Rock Nov 22, 2008 714
1970 Rock Nov 20, 2008 882
Endless Highway Rock Nov 11, 2008 687
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears (remix) Rock Nov 7, 2008 5994
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears Spiritual/Gospel Nov 6, 2008 1461
Neutral Buoyancy Jazz Nov 4, 2008 830
Moving In 3 D Rock Oct 22, 2008 693
Intergalactic Transmission Jazz Oct 20, 2008 851
Thin Red Line Rock Oct 13, 2008 826
Diamond Halls Blues Oct 9, 2008 810
At The Top Of The World Jazz Sep 18, 2008 896
A Purple Orange Sky Jazz Sep 12, 2008 7022
Ocean Groove Jazz Sep 9, 2008 800
Tornado Rock Aug 27, 2008 1106
Standin' Rock Aug 21, 2008 698
The Way That She Moves Rock Aug 14, 2008 728
The Lost Tribes Blues Jul 27, 2008 864
The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Rock Jul 25, 2008 962
Night Visions Jazz Jul 20, 2008 927
Big Blues Blues Jul 18, 2008 828
Interstellar Convergence (remix) Rock Jul 12, 2008 874
Interstellar Convergence Rock Jul 11, 2008 1117
Tokyo Nights Blues Jul 10, 2008 1063
The Light Rock Jun 29, 2008 794
A Long Way From Home Blues Jun 26, 2008 876
Lincoln Road Blues Rock Jun 24, 2008 856
A New Day Dawning Rock Jun 16, 2008 750
Winds Of Change Blues Jun 6, 2008 861
Kiwi Kaleidoscope Rock May 31, 2008 981
Summer Surf Jazz May 22, 2008 1031
Trouble In Paradise Jazz May 9, 2008 929
Soaring Into The Heavens (remix 3) Jazz May 1, 2008 942
Soaring Into The Heavens Jazz May 1, 2008 1019
Megiddo (remix) Jazz Apr 29, 2008 896
Megiddo Jazz Apr 29, 2008 810
Hurricane Blues Blues Apr 28, 2008 1276
South Beach Jazz Apr 25, 2008 1105
Chicago Shuffle Blues Blues Apr 17, 2008 4269
Highway Blues (remix) Blues Apr 16, 2008 1966
Fives Jazz Apr 14, 2008 1141
The Land Of Nod (remix) Blues Apr 10, 2008 936
The English Way Rock Apr 3, 2008 1078
The Land Of Nod Rock Mar 31, 2008 896
State of Emergency Rock Mar 29, 2008 879
World Traveler Jazz Mar 25, 2008 1049
Rainbow Visions Rock Mar 15, 2008 1043
Rio de Janeiro Jazz Mar 13, 2008 1011
Intelligent Machines Jazz Mar 11, 2008 823
Hangtime Jazz Mar 11, 2008 858
Stellar Surfer Blues Mar 10, 2008 986
The Open Door Jazz Feb 3, 2008 1202
Evanescent Surge Rock Feb 2, 2008 756
Blue Nebular Funk Rock Feb 1, 2008 858
Big Sur Blues Jan 24, 2008 1307
The Storm Jazz Jan 23, 2008 1108
F# Blues Jazz Jan 15, 2008 955
The Mind's Eye Jazz Jan 5, 2008 931
Sector A Rock Jan 4, 2008 947
The Farm Rock Dec 26, 2007 808
Seaside In San Tropez Jazz Dec 25, 2007 876
Seasons Jazz Dec 20, 2007 834
Song Of The Belugas Jazz Dec 19, 2007 853
Aquatic Safari Jazz Dec 15, 2007 1004
The New Jerusalem Rock Dec 9, 2007 1784
Lock And Load Rock Dec 6, 2007 1870
Space Jazz Blues Nov 30, 2007 911
Purple Crush Blues Nov 29, 2007 1066
Illumination Jazz Nov 16, 2007 1207
Sidewalk Fun (remix) Blues Nov 10, 2007 982
Bye Bye Boogie Rock Nov 10, 2007 927
A New Dawn Jazz Nov 9, 2007 1465
Ignition Sequence (remix) Jazz Nov 6, 2007 936
Ignition Sequence Jazz Nov 5, 2007 1005
Subterranean Vacation Jazz Oct 30, 2007 1094
Slick Jazz Oct 26, 2007 875
The Serengeti Jazz Oct 23, 2007 765
Out Jazz Jazz Oct 19, 2007 939
Blues On A Rainy Day (take II) Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1036
Blues On A Rainy Day Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1228
Changes Blues Oct 4, 2007 873
Digital Dreams ( remix ) Jazz Sep 29, 2007 800
Digital Dreams Jazz Sep 29, 2007 788
Dysfunktion Jazz Sep 27, 2007 883
6/8 Blues in F Minor Jazz Sep 19, 2007 951
Close Your Eyes Blues Sep 13, 2007 846
Fast Jazz For Miles Jazz Aug 30, 2007 1071
F Minor Blues Jazz Aug 29, 2007 994
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fusion funk 2 Jazz Aug 17, 2007 1090
G Blues Blues Aug 13, 2007 1060
Big Monsters Rock Aug 13, 2007 940
Today I See Rock Jul 31, 2007 963
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Chloe's Song Jazz Jul 25, 2007 1105
Go Jazz Jul 24, 2007 1010
Prime Time Jazz Jul 23, 2007 943
Subdivisions In Time Jazz Jul 21, 2007 1056
Hyper Space Jazz Jul 20, 2007 1111
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Particle Theory Jazz Jul 12, 2007 1416
Aslan's Return Jazz Jul 11, 2007 920
India Jazz Jul 11, 2007 903
The Stillness Of The Night Jazz Jul 11, 2007 1044
Vienna Jazz Jul 10, 2007 959
Fury Jazz Jul 9, 2007 922
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