Jeff Young

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Jeff Young

From Megadeth, Jeff was in the unsigned LA glam metal band Broken Silence for 2 years, and wrote the cult-classic Fingerprints column in Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine. He also began intensive study of the blues with legendary guitarist, Steve Hunter (Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Jason Becker). For a portion of the 1990s, Jeff stepped away from his career to deal with the untimely deaths of first his father and later his mother while immersing himself in the further study of classical, flamenco, gypsy jazz and other world music varieties In 1998, he resurfaced with new Brazilian musical partner, Badi Assad. Together, the duo crafted exotic soundscapes for Verve/PolyGram records collaboration entitled, Badi Assad's Chameleon. The album (co-written, arranged, and produced by Jeff), climbed to the top of the world music charts in Germany & Holland also topping JAZZIZ magazine's Readers Poll: "Best Brazilian Albums of the Year." Opening concerts for renowned artists including Joe Cocker and Cassandra Wilson, as well as performances on 1999's Lilith Fair and Farm Aid 2000 are testament to the considerable cross-over appeal of Badi and Jeff's "new world music" explorations. Jeff's association with the Assad family also spawned songwriting collaborations with guitar luminary Sergio Assad and two pieces on Badi's Verde album. In 2003, the track "Waves" from Chameleon was featured in the Michael and Kirk Douglas film It Runs in the Family, as well as on the movie's soundtrack. Thanks to Jorgen Carlsson, we feature "Pure Herringbone" and "Songs From THe Red Wurlitzer" here at WACBIZ!!

Pure Herringbone
Song
The Colour of Money Favorite License Buy
Don't It Just Break Your Heart Favorite License Buy
Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors Favorite License Buy
Shopping For Clothes Favorite License Buy
Working My Way Downtown Favorite License Buy
Jack Of All Trades Favorite License Buy
Dodging Bullets Favorite License Buy
One Hit Away Favorite License Buy
Coasting Favorite License Buy
Pure Herringbone Favorite License Buy


Songs From A Red Wurlitzer
Song
My Little Red Wurlitzer Favorite License Buy
Brother Ray Favorite License Buy
Hiding In The Shadows Favorite License Buy
Untitled Favorite License Buy
Drive Favorite License Buy
9/11 Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much Favorite License Buy
Somewhere Under The Radar Favorite License Buy
Crazy World Favorite License Buy
Tie Me To Your Affection Favorite License Buy
Diamond Girl Favorite License Buy