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Your Friends at All About Jazz
, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughn, B.D. Lenz is one of the hottest new contempo jazz guitarists on the scene today.
About B.D. Lenz: Rising Star
A mixture of the styles from Pat Metheny
Listen for Lenz's signature funky jazz in an album packed with firsts. His sixth recording, and fourth Apria Records release, Hit It and Quit" features a monster rhythm section in David Letterman's The Late Show" bassist Will Lee, world-renowned drummer Joel Rosenblatt, and musician/actor Nick Rolfe on keys. Super saxophonist Geoff Mattoon rounds out the quintet.
With music featured in over 90 television shows internationally, There is no doubt you have heard B.D. Lenz's music on MTV, VH1, USA, A&E, Nickelodean, Travel Channel, Food Network or Comedy Central. This Godin-endorsed guitarist has performed over 1,000 shows throughout the U.S. and U.K., keeping the audience on their feet whether playing jazz, fusion or jam.
Lenz has mastered his instrument and his confidence overflows everywhere..."
--All About Jazz
2008 Rising Star Award: Jazz Band Winner"
Top 20 New Jersey Jazz Musician"
--Newark Star Ledger