Mat Gurman | Journey to the Center of the Groove

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Journey to the Center of the Groove

by Mat Gurman

A masterful collection of smooth jazz and soulful fusion guitar grooves.
Genre: Jazz: Smooth Jazz
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1. Go West
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2. The Way Home
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3. Forgotten
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4. Journey to the Center of the Groove
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5. Wendell's Mood
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6. Tales from a Cork in the Ocean
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7. Pocket Full of Nothin'
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8. Chance of Circumstance
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9. When You're Not There
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10. Coast View
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11. When I Fall in Love
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE GROOVE marks master guitarist Mat Gurman's entrance into the smooth jazz arena. The songs range in style from WAVE ready nylon string guitar grooves to funky Latin flavored electric jams with powerful and emotional solos. Mat has been featured and praised by Guitar Player magazine- ."..he's a terrific player...crafty composer...effortless groove...lush and lustrous tone."
The songs on this soulful CD feature arrangements and collaborations by some very talented composers and musicians including Carlos Rios (Lionel Richie, Gino Vannelli, Sheila E., Chick Corea) and Emmy winning composer Wendell Yuponce. Special guest Musicians include Smooth Jazz artist Michael Lington (Bobby Caldwell),Kirk Covington (Alan Holdsworth, Scott Henderson, Joe Zawinul), and Brian Scanlon (Tonight Show).
A frequent guest of the Tonight Show band, Mat has backed up k.d. Lang, The Back Street Boys, Tanya Tucker, Grease, and "Howey Show" guest Lisa Loeb. His live, Television and film credits are extensive, including work with: Steve Alan, Tom Scott, Theodore Bikel, David Cassidy, Beach Boys, Man On The Moon (Jim Carrey), Star Trek DS-9, Clint Holmes, Merv Griffin, Petula Clark, Mark Lindsay, Jag, Ed Ames, Doug Cameron, BB King (infomercial), Dawsons Creek, To Tell The Truth, Deepak Chopra, MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, SAG awards, LA Lakers, LA Dodgers, Rat Pack (HBO), Guiding Light, and As The World Turns, just to name a few!
Mat's "Starlicks" instructional video's are available in music stores all over the world and may be purchased over the web through many fine retailers. Just enter Mat Gurman into your browser and follow the links!

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Steve Pearman

Mat is one of the best guitarists I've ever heard.
Where do I begin. The tracks are all excelent. The arrangements are great. The mixing is smooth and seemless. Mat's guitar work is flawless and seems to flow right from his heart through his fingers. "When I Fall In Love" with the guitar alone is the best arrangement I have ever heard of this song. I can't get out off my mind and I don't want to.
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