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 745
Standing At The Door Rock Dec 7, 2012 495
This Highway Rock Aug 11, 2011 638
Polaris Jazz Jul 31, 2011 755
Alone Tonight Rock Jul 15, 2011 638
Manhattan Skyline Jazz Jun 29, 2011 725
The Long Journey Home Jazz Dec 21, 2010 708
All's Been Said And Done Blues Dec 18, 2010 643
As The Raven Flies Rock Sep 30, 2010 612
Le Ciel Nocturne Jazz Aug 21, 2010 709
The Moonlight Blues Aug 12, 2010 709
Towering Above Jazz Aug 6, 2010 654
Fireflies Blues May 23, 2010 555
New Sensation Rock May 12, 2010 542
Satellites Are Watching / remix Rock Apr 30, 2010 714
Secrets Of Utopia Rock Apr 27, 2010 1100
"Rainy Morning Blues" Blues Mar 31, 2010 1032
Jupiter Rising / Remix Rock Mar 27, 2010 551
Jupiter Rising Rock Mar 26, 2010 723
Rush Hour Jazz Mar 13, 2010 785
The Venusian Travels Of Magellan Jazz Mar 4, 2010 770
Ascension Skyway Rock Feb 17, 2010 569
Meltdown Blues Jan 24, 2010 611
Face The Fight Rock Jan 22, 2010 857
The Way I See You Rock Jan 20, 2010 536
Let Me Be Me Rock Jan 17, 2010 834
A Cold Hard Rain Rock Dec 19, 2009 673
The Ocean Man Jazz Dec 16, 2009 691
You're The One Rock Dec 11, 2009 695
Dreams So Real Rock Dec 9, 2009 708
The Night Is Almost Gone Rock Dec 6, 2009 714
Ignition Sequence / The Video Music Videos Nov 27, 2009 800
Zevatron Jazz Nov 16, 2009 649
Lester Cries The Blues Blues Nov 15, 2009 950
Shadowland Jazz Nov 10, 2009 599
Hey, Whatcha Say? Jazz Oct 14, 2009 1009
The Winds And The Seasons / remix Jazz Oct 9, 2009 768
Pass On Tomorrow Rock Oct 7, 2009 648
The Wind And The Seasons Jazz Oct 6, 2009 698
The Camera Eye / remix Jazz Sep 28, 2009 631
The Camera Eye Jazz Sep 26, 2009 795
Different Vision Rock Sep 20, 2009 528
Big Guitar Noise Rock Sep 18, 2009 830
Curve Up Ahead Rock Sep 10, 2009 759
Radio Tiara Rock Aug 31, 2009 592
She's My Morning Rain Rock Aug 25, 2009 671
The Light Of Day Rock Aug 17, 2009 628
The Way That She Is Rock Aug 6, 2009 656
Explorations Jazz Jul 31, 2009 710
Outside My Window / remix Rock Jul 15, 2009 695
Lock And Load / remix Blues Jul 3, 2009 519
Outside My Window Rock Jul 1, 2009 743
Who's That Knocking? Rock Jun 14, 2009 571
Now You're Almost Gone Rock May 26, 2009 796
When The Skies Are Right Rock May 14, 2009 769
Nairobi Express Jazz Apr 26, 2009 849
Rainy Days (remix) Jazz Apr 24, 2009 703
Rainy Days Jazz Apr 23, 2009 1066
Smiling Faces Jazz Apr 19, 2009 954
Universal Blues Blues Apr 13, 2009 762
A Fire In The Dark Rock Apr 4, 2009 946
I See Your Light (remix) Rock Jan 24, 2009 711
I See Your Light Rock Jan 21, 2009 824
Introspection Blues Rock Jan 12, 2009 661
Blue Hurricane Rock Jan 9, 2009 963
Time Passes Rock Jan 8, 2009 723
I Know / the remix Rock Dec 18, 2008 668
Blood Lights / remix Blues Dec 15, 2008 923
Galileo's Journey To Io Metal Dec 10, 2008 938
Ivory Towers Rock Nov 24, 2008 851
Only You Rock Nov 22, 2008 752
1970 Rock Nov 20, 2008 963
Endless Highway Rock Nov 11, 2008 717
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears (remix) Rock Nov 7, 2008 6133
I'll Wipe Away Your Tears Spiritual/Gospel Nov 6, 2008 1491
Neutral Buoyancy Jazz Nov 4, 2008 858
Moving In 3 D Rock Oct 22, 2008 720
Intergalactic Transmission Jazz Oct 20, 2008 907
Thin Red Line Rock Oct 13, 2008 884
Diamond Halls Blues Oct 9, 2008 848
At The Top Of The World Jazz Sep 18, 2008 931
A Purple Orange Sky Jazz Sep 12, 2008 7438
Ocean Groove Jazz Sep 9, 2008 830
Tornado Rock Aug 27, 2008 1159
Standin' Rock Aug 21, 2008 730
The Way That She Moves Rock Aug 14, 2008 768
The Lost Tribes Blues Jul 27, 2008 913
The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Rock Jul 25, 2008 994
Night Visions Jazz Jul 20, 2008 982
Big Blues Blues Jul 18, 2008 862
Interstellar Convergence (remix) Rock Jul 12, 2008 900
Interstellar Convergence Rock Jul 11, 2008 1172
Tokyo Nights Blues Jul 10, 2008 1102
The Light Rock Jun 29, 2008 829
A Long Way From Home Blues Jun 26, 2008 909
Lincoln Road Blues Rock Jun 24, 2008 889
A New Day Dawning Rock Jun 16, 2008 779
Winds Of Change Blues Jun 6, 2008 892
Kiwi Kaleidoscope Rock May 31, 2008 1020
Summer Surf Jazz May 22, 2008 1056
Trouble In Paradise Jazz May 9, 2008 978
Soaring Into The Heavens (remix 3) Jazz May 1, 2008 985
Soaring Into The Heavens Jazz May 1, 2008 1059
Megiddo (remix) Jazz Apr 29, 2008 919
Megiddo Jazz Apr 29, 2008 844
Hurricane Blues Blues Apr 28, 2008 1309
South Beach Jazz Apr 25, 2008 1148
Chicago Shuffle Blues Blues Apr 17, 2008 4300
Highway Blues (remix) Blues Apr 16, 2008 2111
Fives Jazz Apr 14, 2008 1191
The Land Of Nod (remix) Blues Apr 10, 2008 970
The English Way Rock Apr 3, 2008 1141
The Land Of Nod Rock Mar 31, 2008 924
State of Emergency Rock Mar 29, 2008 915
World Traveler Jazz Mar 25, 2008 1093
Rainbow Visions Rock Mar 15, 2008 1089
Rio de Janeiro Jazz Mar 13, 2008 1071
Intelligent Machines Jazz Mar 11, 2008 864
Hangtime Jazz Mar 11, 2008 901
Stellar Surfer Blues Mar 10, 2008 1025
The Open Door Jazz Feb 3, 2008 1248
Evanescent Surge Rock Feb 2, 2008 786
Blue Nebular Funk Rock Feb 1, 2008 902
Big Sur Blues Jan 24, 2008 1342
The Storm Jazz Jan 23, 2008 1171
F# Blues Jazz Jan 15, 2008 1008
The Mind's Eye Jazz Jan 5, 2008 970
Sector A Rock Jan 4, 2008 991
The Farm Rock Dec 26, 2007 833
Seaside In San Tropez Jazz Dec 25, 2007 908
Seasons Jazz Dec 20, 2007 876
Song Of The Belugas Jazz Dec 19, 2007 882
Aquatic Safari Jazz Dec 15, 2007 1045
The New Jerusalem Rock Dec 9, 2007 1844
Lock And Load Rock Dec 6, 2007 1979
Space Jazz Blues Nov 30, 2007 940
Purple Crush Blues Nov 29, 2007 1108
Illumination Jazz Nov 16, 2007 1253
Sidewalk Fun (remix) Blues Nov 10, 2007 1030
Bye Bye Boogie Rock Nov 10, 2007 969
A New Dawn Jazz Nov 9, 2007 1507
Ignition Sequence (remix) Jazz Nov 6, 2007 976
Ignition Sequence Jazz Nov 5, 2007 1054
Subterranean Vacation Jazz Oct 30, 2007 1135
Slick Jazz Oct 26, 2007 906
The Serengeti Jazz Oct 23, 2007 806
Out Jazz Jazz Oct 19, 2007 1006
Blues On A Rainy Day (take II) Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1070
Blues On A Rainy Day Jazz Oct 17, 2007 1273
Changes Blues Oct 4, 2007 928
Digital Dreams ( remix ) Jazz Sep 29, 2007 836
Digital Dreams Jazz Sep 29, 2007 822
Dysfunktion Jazz Sep 27, 2007 934
6/8 Blues in F Minor Jazz Sep 19, 2007 985
Close Your Eyes Blues Sep 13, 2007 880
Fast Jazz For Miles Jazz Aug 30, 2007 1102
F Minor Blues Jazz Aug 29, 2007 1033
Rapid Transit Jazz Aug 20, 2007 964
Db Blues Blues Aug 19, 2007 1110
fusion funk 2 Jazz Aug 17, 2007 1141
G Blues Blues Aug 13, 2007 1106
Big Monsters Rock Aug 13, 2007 982
Today I See Rock Jul 31, 2007 1001
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Chloe's Song Jazz Jul 25, 2007 1206
Go Jazz Jul 24, 2007 1043
Prime Time Jazz Jul 23, 2007 1040
Subdivisions In Time Jazz Jul 21, 2007 1150
Hyper Space Jazz Jul 20, 2007 1161
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Celestial Spirals Jazz Jul 18, 2007 1199
Slow Grind Jazz Jul 17, 2007 1208
UP 211 Jazz Jul 14, 2007 1198
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Dreamstate Jazz Jul 13, 2007 1454
Particle Theory Jazz Jul 12, 2007 1467
Aslan's Return Jazz Jul 11, 2007 978
India Jazz Jul 11, 2007 999
The Stillness Of The Night Jazz Jul 11, 2007 1122
Vienna Jazz Jul 10, 2007 1004
Fury Jazz Jul 9, 2007 975
Earth, Moon And Stars Rock Jul 9, 2007 959
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