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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Title Genre Released Plays
The Speed Of Light Rock Aug 9, 2013 719
Standing At The Door Rock Dec 7, 2012 452
This Highway Rock Aug 11, 2011 594
Polaris Jazz Jul 31, 2011 717
Alone Tonight Rock Jul 15, 2011 608
Manhattan Skyline Jazz Jun 29, 2011 680
The Long Journey Home Jazz Dec 21, 2010 687
All's Been Said And Done Blues Dec 18, 2010 621
As The Raven Flies Rock Sep 30, 2010 591
Le Ciel Nocturne Jazz Aug 21, 2010 680
The Moonlight Blues Aug 12, 2010 678
Towering Above Jazz Aug 6, 2010 618
Fireflies Blues May 23, 2010 535
New Sensation Rock May 12, 2010 524
Satellites Are Watching / remix Rock Apr 30, 2010 679
Secrets Of Utopia Rock Apr 27, 2010 1058
"Rainy Morning Blues" Blues Mar 31, 2010 1001
Jupiter Rising / Remix Rock Mar 27, 2010 521
Jupiter Rising Rock Mar 26, 2010 705
Rush Hour Jazz Mar 13, 2010 748
The Venusian Travels Of Magellan Jazz Mar 4, 2010 741
Ascension Skyway Rock Feb 17, 2010 550
Meltdown Blues Jan 24, 2010 593
Face The Fight Rock Jan 22, 2010 819
The Way I See You Rock Jan 20, 2010 509
Let Me Be Me Rock Jan 17, 2010 814
A Cold Hard Rain Rock Dec 19, 2009 645
The Ocean Man Jazz Dec 16, 2009 657
You're The One Rock Dec 11, 2009 679
Dreams So Real Rock Dec 9, 2009 684
The Night Is Almost Gone Rock Dec 6, 2009 686
Ignition Sequence / The Video Music Videos Nov 27, 2009 783
Zevatron Jazz Nov 16, 2009 631
Lester Cries The Blues Blues Nov 15, 2009 920
Shadowland Jazz Nov 10, 2009 578
Hey, Whatcha Say? Jazz Oct 14, 2009 989
The Winds And The Seasons / remix Jazz Oct 9, 2009 740
Pass On Tomorrow Rock Oct 7, 2009 634
The Wind And The Seasons Jazz Oct 6, 2009 679
The Camera Eye / remix Jazz Sep 28, 2009 619
The Camera Eye Jazz Sep 26, 2009 769
Different Vision Rock Sep 20, 2009 508
Big Guitar Noise Rock Sep 18, 2009 802
Curve Up Ahead Rock Sep 10, 2009 742
Radio Tiara Rock Aug 31, 2009 568
She's My Morning Rain Rock Aug 25, 2009 642
The Light Of Day Rock Aug 17, 2009 609
The Way That She Is Rock Aug 6, 2009 641
Explorations Jazz Jul 31, 2009 688
Outside My Window / remix Rock Jul 15, 2009 680
Lock And Load / remix Blues Jul 3, 2009 504
Outside My Window Rock Jul 1, 2009 716
Who's That Knocking? Rock Jun 14, 2009 548
Now You're Almost Gone Rock May 26, 2009 776
When The Skies Are Right Rock May 14, 2009 748
Nairobi Express Jazz Apr 26, 2009 830
Rainy Days (remix) Jazz Apr 24, 2009 685
Rainy Days Jazz Apr 23, 2009 1026
Smiling Faces Jazz Apr 19, 2009 921
Universal Blues Blues Apr 13, 2009 734
A Fire In The Dark Rock Apr 4, 2009 921
I See Your Light (remix) Rock Jan 24, 2009 691
I See Your Light Rock Jan 21, 2009 801
Introspection Blues Rock Jan 12, 2009 641
Blue Hurricane Rock Jan 9, 2009 937
Time Passes Rock Jan 8, 2009 699
I Know / the remix Rock Dec 18, 2008 644
Blood Lights / remix Blues Dec 15, 2008 901
Galileo's Journey To Io Metal Dec 10, 2008 904
Ivory Towers Rock Nov 24, 2008 823
Only You Rock Nov 22, 2008 727
1970 Rock Nov 20, 2008 917
Endless Highway Rock Nov 11, 2008 699
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears (remix) Rock Nov 7, 2008 6032
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears Spiritual/Gospel Nov 6, 2008 1465
Neutral Buoyancy Jazz Nov 4, 2008 836
Moving In 3 D Rock Oct 22, 2008 699
Intergalactic Transmission Jazz Oct 20, 2008 869
Thin Red Line Rock Oct 13, 2008 848
Diamond Halls Blues Oct 9, 2008 820
At The Top Of The World Jazz Sep 18, 2008 905
A Purple Orange Sky Jazz Sep 12, 2008 7149
Ocean Groove Jazz Sep 9, 2008 806
Tornado Rock Aug 27, 2008 1127
Standin' Rock Aug 21, 2008 712
The Way That She Moves Rock Aug 14, 2008 743
The Lost Tribes Blues Jul 27, 2008 881
The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Rock Jul 25, 2008 974
Night Visions Jazz Jul 20, 2008 947
Big Blues Blues Jul 18, 2008 838
Interstellar Convergence (remix) Rock Jul 12, 2008 880
Interstellar Convergence Rock Jul 11, 2008 1134
Tokyo Nights Blues Jul 10, 2008 1075
The Light Rock Jun 29, 2008 810
A Long Way From Home Blues Jun 26, 2008 886
Lincoln Road Blues Rock Jun 24, 2008 866
A New Day Dawning Rock Jun 16, 2008 758
Winds Of Change Blues Jun 6, 2008 874
Kiwi Kaleidoscope Rock May 31, 2008 995
Summer Surf Jazz May 22, 2008 1040
Trouble In Paradise Jazz May 9, 2008 953
Soaring Into The Heavens (remix 3) Jazz May 1, 2008 963
Soaring Into The Heavens Jazz May 1, 2008 1039
Megiddo (remix) Jazz Apr 29, 2008 901
Megiddo Jazz Apr 29, 2008 818
Hurricane Blues Blues Apr 28, 2008 1289
South Beach Jazz Apr 25, 2008 1115
Chicago Shuffle Blues Blues Apr 17, 2008 4281
Highway Blues (remix) Blues Apr 16, 2008 2018
Fives Jazz Apr 14, 2008 1161
The Land Of Nod (remix) Blues Apr 10, 2008 949
The English Way Rock Apr 3, 2008 1107
The Land Of Nod Rock Mar 31, 2008 907
State of Emergency Rock Mar 29, 2008 894
World Traveler Jazz Mar 25, 2008 1066
Rainbow Visions Rock Mar 15, 2008 1061
Rio de Janeiro Jazz Mar 13, 2008 1026
Intelligent Machines Jazz Mar 11, 2008 841
Hangtime Jazz Mar 11, 2008 866
Stellar Surfer Blues Mar 10, 2008 995
The Open Door Jazz Feb 3, 2008 1214
Evanescent Surge Rock Feb 2, 2008 764
Blue Nebular Funk Rock Feb 1, 2008 872
Big Sur Blues Jan 24, 2008 1315
The Storm Jazz Jan 23, 2008 1127
F# Blues Jazz Jan 15, 2008 972
The Mind's Eye Jazz Jan 5, 2008 944
Sector A Rock Jan 4, 2008 964
The Farm Rock Dec 26, 2007 817
Seaside In San Tropez Jazz Dec 25, 2007 883
Seasons Jazz Dec 20, 2007 845
Song Of The Belugas Jazz Dec 19, 2007 863
Aquatic Safari Jazz Dec 15, 2007 1017
The New Jerusalem Rock Dec 9, 2007 1802
Lock And Load Rock Dec 6, 2007 1909
Space Jazz Blues Nov 30, 2007 915
Purple Crush Blues Nov 29, 2007 1075
Illumination Jazz Nov 16, 2007 1223
Sidewalk Fun (remix) Blues Nov 10, 2007 1003
Bye Bye Boogie Rock Nov 10, 2007 945
A New Dawn Jazz Nov 9, 2007 1472
Ignition Sequence (remix) Jazz Nov 6, 2007 949
Ignition Sequence Jazz Nov 5, 2007 1022
Subterranean Vacation Jazz Oct 30, 2007 1105
Slick Jazz Oct 26, 2007 885
The Serengeti Jazz Oct 23, 2007 780
Out Jazz Jazz Oct 19, 2007 962
Blues On A Rainy Day (take II) Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1046
Blues On A Rainy Day Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1245
Changes Blues Oct 4, 2007 900
Digital Dreams ( remix ) Jazz Sep 29, 2007 814
Digital Dreams Jazz Sep 29, 2007 797
Dysfunktion Jazz Sep 27, 2007 902
6/8 Blues in F Minor Jazz Sep 19, 2007 960
Close Your Eyes Blues Sep 13, 2007 856
Fast Jazz For Miles Jazz Aug 30, 2007 1082
F Minor Blues Jazz Aug 29, 2007 1005
Rapid Transit Jazz Aug 20, 2007 944
Db Blues Blues Aug 19, 2007 1084
fusion funk 2 Jazz Aug 17, 2007 1105
G Blues Blues Aug 13, 2007 1070
Big Monsters Rock Aug 13, 2007 950
Today I See Rock Jul 31, 2007 978
The Bermuda Triangle Jazz Jul 26, 2007 990
Chloe's Song Jazz Jul 25, 2007 1145
Go Jazz Jul 24, 2007 1018
Prime Time Jazz Jul 23, 2007 977
Subdivisions In Time Jazz Jul 21, 2007 1090
Hyper Space Jazz Jul 20, 2007 1130
Abby's Song Jazz Jul 19, 2007 1265
Celestial Spirals Jazz Jul 18, 2007 1145
Slow Grind Jazz Jul 17, 2007 1146
UP 211 Jazz Jul 14, 2007 1135
Blues For Threse Jazz Jul 13, 2007 1178
Dreamstate Jazz Jul 13, 2007 1398
Particle Theory Jazz Jul 12, 2007 1430
Aslan's Return Jazz Jul 11, 2007 938
India Jazz Jul 11, 2007 938
The Stillness Of The Night Jazz Jul 11, 2007 1072
Vienna Jazz Jul 10, 2007 972
Fury Jazz Jul 9, 2007 940
Earth, Moon And Stars Rock Jul 9, 2007 938
Red Shoes Jazz Jul 8, 2007 1118
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