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Roman Miroshnichenko Is A Finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

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Winners were selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers from SONY Music, Warner/Reprise Records, etc.
Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko is a finalist in the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition in the “Instrumental" category for his composition “Song For Godfather Of Fusion," which appears on his latest multi award-winning album Ascension which is dedicated to one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Larry Coryell.

“Roman's adventurous complex playing and songs take the listener on a tour de force journey. Carrying on with a great tradition of fusion well done!" —Al Di Meola (on Ascension)

The USA Songwriting Competition, the world's leading international songwriting event honors songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists. Winners were selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers from SONY Music, Warner/Reprise Records, etc.

A 2009-2019 Independent Music Awards 4-times winner, 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition First Prize winner, the International Songwriting Competition winner ("Honorable Mention" prize), the UK Songwriting Contest multi-Finalist and Russia’s most prominent and celebrated guitarist Roman Miroshnichenko is featured in The Great Jazz Guitarists Encyclopedia by Hal Leonard Books, the most comprehensive and reliable guide to jazz guitarists ever published (from Django Reinhardt to John McLaughlin and beyond). During his career, Miroshnichenko has performed and recorded with Steve Vai, Jennifer Batten, Paul Wertico, Marco Mendoza, Heather Headley, Djivan Gasparyan, Dominique di Piazza, to name a few. For a few years, he played in a duo with Larry Coryell.

Larry Coryell (about Roman's album Tempation (2009): “Roman's more-than-impressive technique helps his lines soar above the complicated rhythms and sophisticated chords. It is a wondrous aspect of the modern guitar evolution that a young Ukranian could faithfully embrace the Spanish/Gypsy culture with such accuracy."

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