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 688
Standing At The Door Rock Dec 7, 2012 424
This Highway Rock Aug 11, 2011 555
Polaris Jazz Jul 31, 2011 672
Alone Tonight Rock Jul 15, 2011 582
Manhattan Skyline Jazz Jun 29, 2011 633
The Long Journey Home Jazz Dec 21, 2010 669
All's Been Said And Done Blues Dec 18, 2010 600
As The Raven Flies Rock Sep 30, 2010 566
Le Ciel Nocturne Jazz Aug 21, 2010 658
The Moonlight Blues Aug 12, 2010 640
Towering Above Jazz Aug 6, 2010 595
Fireflies Blues May 23, 2010 513
New Sensation Rock May 12, 2010 503
Satellites Are Watching / remix Rock Apr 30, 2010 648
Secrets Of Utopia Rock Apr 27, 2010 1025
"Rainy Morning Blues" Blues Mar 31, 2010 967
Jupiter Rising / Remix Rock Mar 27, 2010 500
Jupiter Rising Rock Mar 26, 2010 684
Rush Hour Jazz Mar 13, 2010 710
The Venusian Travels Of Magellan Jazz Mar 4, 2010 715
Ascension Skyway Rock Feb 17, 2010 533
Meltdown Blues Jan 24, 2010 575
Face The Fight Rock Jan 22, 2010 785
The Way I See You Rock Jan 20, 2010 495
Let Me Be Me Rock Jan 17, 2010 798
A Cold Hard Rain Rock Dec 19, 2009 616
The Ocean Man Jazz Dec 16, 2009 634
You're The One Rock Dec 11, 2009 664
Dreams So Real Rock Dec 9, 2009 662
The Night Is Almost Gone Rock Dec 6, 2009 664
Ignition Sequence / The Video Music Videos Nov 27, 2009 776
Zevatron Jazz Nov 16, 2009 617
Lester Cries The Blues Blues Nov 15, 2009 874
Shadowland Jazz Nov 10, 2009 562
Hey, Whatcha Say? Jazz Oct 14, 2009 974
The Winds And The Seasons / remix Jazz Oct 9, 2009 723
Pass On Tomorrow Rock Oct 7, 2009 625
The Wind And The Seasons Jazz Oct 6, 2009 666
The Camera Eye / remix Jazz Sep 28, 2009 611
The Camera Eye Jazz Sep 26, 2009 744
Different Vision Rock Sep 20, 2009 496
Big Guitar Noise Rock Sep 18, 2009 779
Curve Up Ahead Rock Sep 10, 2009 730
Radio Tiara Rock Aug 31, 2009 552
She's My Morning Rain Rock Aug 25, 2009 616
The Light Of Day Rock Aug 17, 2009 592
The Way That She Is Rock Aug 6, 2009 628
Explorations Jazz Jul 31, 2009 663
Outside My Window / remix Rock Jul 15, 2009 667
Lock And Load / remix Blues Jul 3, 2009 496
Outside My Window Rock Jul 1, 2009 704
Who's That Knocking? Rock Jun 14, 2009 535
Now You're Almost Gone Rock May 26, 2009 765
When The Skies Are Right Rock May 14, 2009 733
Nairobi Express Jazz Apr 26, 2009 805
Rainy Days (remix) Jazz Apr 24, 2009 669
Rainy Days Jazz Apr 23, 2009 989
Smiling Faces Jazz Apr 19, 2009 895
Universal Blues Blues Apr 13, 2009 714
A Fire In The Dark Rock Apr 4, 2009 894
I See Your Light (remix) Rock Jan 24, 2009 671
I See Your Light Rock Jan 21, 2009 774
Introspection Blues Rock Jan 12, 2009 626
Blue Hurricane Rock Jan 9, 2009 921
Time Passes Rock Jan 8, 2009 675
I Know / the remix Rock Dec 18, 2008 618
Blood Lights / remix Blues Dec 15, 2008 884
Galileo's Journey To Io Metal Dec 10, 2008 869
Ivory Towers Rock Nov 24, 2008 789
Only You Rock Nov 22, 2008 706
1970 Rock Nov 20, 2008 867
Endless Highway Rock Nov 11, 2008 681
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears (remix) Rock Nov 7, 2008 5957
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears Spiritual/Gospel Nov 6, 2008 1455
Neutral Buoyancy Jazz Nov 4, 2008 822
Moving In 3 D Rock Oct 22, 2008 683
Intergalactic Transmission Jazz Oct 20, 2008 847
Thin Red Line Rock Oct 13, 2008 811
Diamond Halls Blues Oct 9, 2008 800
At The Top Of The World Jazz Sep 18, 2008 887
A Purple Orange Sky Jazz Sep 12, 2008 6965
Ocean Groove Jazz Sep 9, 2008 789
Tornado Rock Aug 27, 2008 1091
Standin' Rock Aug 21, 2008 694
The Way That She Moves Rock Aug 14, 2008 720
The Lost Tribes Blues Jul 27, 2008 857
The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Rock Jul 25, 2008 951
Night Visions Jazz Jul 20, 2008 915
Big Blues Blues Jul 18, 2008 819
Interstellar Convergence (remix) Rock Jul 12, 2008 868
Interstellar Convergence Rock Jul 11, 2008 1104
Tokyo Nights Blues Jul 10, 2008 1051
The Light Rock Jun 29, 2008 782
A Long Way From Home Blues Jun 26, 2008 872
Lincoln Road Blues Rock Jun 24, 2008 848
A New Day Dawning Rock Jun 16, 2008 746
Winds Of Change Blues Jun 6, 2008 856
Kiwi Kaleidoscope Rock May 31, 2008 976
Summer Surf Jazz May 22, 2008 1025
Trouble In Paradise Jazz May 9, 2008 924
Soaring Into The Heavens (remix 3) Jazz May 1, 2008 924
Soaring Into The Heavens Jazz May 1, 2008 1009
Megiddo (remix) Jazz Apr 29, 2008 886
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Hurricane Blues Blues Apr 28, 2008 1264
South Beach Jazz Apr 25, 2008 1083
Chicago Shuffle Blues Blues Apr 17, 2008 4257
Highway Blues (remix) Blues Apr 16, 2008 1917
Fives Jazz Apr 14, 2008 1128
The Land Of Nod (remix) Blues Apr 10, 2008 929
The English Way Rock Apr 3, 2008 1063
The Land Of Nod Rock Mar 31, 2008 888
State of Emergency Rock Mar 29, 2008 873
World Traveler Jazz Mar 25, 2008 1041
Rainbow Visions Rock Mar 15, 2008 1030
Rio de Janeiro Jazz Mar 13, 2008 995
Intelligent Machines Jazz Mar 11, 2008 820
Hangtime Jazz Mar 11, 2008 850
Stellar Surfer Blues Mar 10, 2008 975
The Open Door Jazz Feb 3, 2008 1186
Evanescent Surge Rock Feb 2, 2008 745
Blue Nebular Funk Rock Feb 1, 2008 853
Big Sur Blues Jan 24, 2008 1301
The Storm Jazz Jan 23, 2008 1102
F# Blues Jazz Jan 15, 2008 939
The Mind's Eye Jazz Jan 5, 2008 924
Sector A Rock Jan 4, 2008 938
The Farm Rock Dec 26, 2007 794
Seaside In San Tropez Jazz Dec 25, 2007 865
Seasons Jazz Dec 20, 2007 827
Song Of The Belugas Jazz Dec 19, 2007 846
Aquatic Safari Jazz Dec 15, 2007 991
The New Jerusalem Rock Dec 9, 2007 1769
Lock And Load Rock Dec 6, 2007 1848
Space Jazz Blues Nov 30, 2007 898
Purple Crush Blues Nov 29, 2007 1052
Illumination Jazz Nov 16, 2007 1189
Sidewalk Fun (remix) Blues Nov 10, 2007 967
Bye Bye Boogie Rock Nov 10, 2007 920
A New Dawn Jazz Nov 9, 2007 1453
Ignition Sequence (remix) Jazz Nov 6, 2007 924
Ignition Sequence Jazz Nov 5, 2007 984
Subterranean Vacation Jazz Oct 30, 2007 1079
Slick Jazz Oct 26, 2007 868
The Serengeti Jazz Oct 23, 2007 764
Out Jazz Jazz Oct 19, 2007 920
Blues On A Rainy Day (take II) Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1032
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Changes Blues Oct 4, 2007 853
Digital Dreams ( remix ) Jazz Sep 29, 2007 795
Digital Dreams Jazz Sep 29, 2007 771
Dysfunktion Jazz Sep 27, 2007 872
6/8 Blues in F Minor Jazz Sep 19, 2007 941
Close Your Eyes Blues Sep 13, 2007 836
Fast Jazz For Miles Jazz Aug 30, 2007 1060
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Big Monsters Rock Aug 13, 2007 928
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Prime Time Jazz Jul 23, 2007 911
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Hyper Space Jazz Jul 20, 2007 1100
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India Jazz Jul 11, 2007 881
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