Geometric Records re-issue of Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Band's album "I Got Your Mantra" is now available on 180 gram vinyl!
We are proud to announce that Ryan Fowler's Guitar Experience is now the exclusive home of online guitar lessons featuring the legendary Carl Filipiak. We are now ready to accept new students. Go to www.ryansguitarexperience.com for details.
Thank you to our friends and fans who helped “Live at the Cat's Eye” reach #1 on Amazon's Jazz Fusion and Bebop Jazz MP3 Album download lists! Read the Five Star Reviews HERE. Now available on Amazon, iTunes, and Art of Life Records.
Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Band’s latest release, “Live at the Cat's Eye” is now available on Art of Life Records. Seven songs that capture what they do every month at their second "home" in Baltimore, Maryland. Featuring Frank Young, Paul Hannah, Steve Zerlin, Matthew Everhart and Michael Pope. Check it out on Art of Life Records. Thanks to all of my friends and fans of the band and that liked “I Got Your Mantra.” This is truly for you.
“Live at the Cat's Eye” is now available on CD. Click HERE to purchase the CD »
Sign up for guitar lessons with Carl. If you’re interested in rock, jazz or blues, Carl can definitely help you play what you love. He's into everything from the Beatles to Hendrix, Miles to Metheny, Albert King to Eric Clapton and anything in between. All levels are welcome.
Gift certificates are now available for guitar lessons with Carl. Call (410) 561-8750 or visit Carl's lessons page for details.
Robert McClintock is one of our area's prominent artists and his collection of landmarks, monuments, and well-loved restaurants and bars of greater Baltimore is titled "Baltimore Seen." His hybrid art combining photography and free hand digital painting has gathered national and international acclaim, and I'm honored to be in one of his pieces, "Carl at the Cat's Eye." You can check him out at www.robertmcclintock.com.
Purchase “I Got Your Mantra”and Carl's full Geometric Records catalog as individual tracks and/or full releases from places such as Apple’s iTunes Store, Emusic, Amazon.com and many more! All six studio albums are ready to download in high quality digital format.
Carl's “Rock/Fusion Improvising” from Mel Bay was featured in Guitar World Magazine as one of the top 25 books & instructional videos you must have!
Check out Mel Bay's review of Carl's book on Facebook:
Thanks for the great reviews on iTunes! “…His explosive playing on the closing “Too Much TV” is humorous and throughout I Got Your Mantra, Filipiak shows that he is one of the leaders of 21st century fusion.” —iTunes CD review
Carl has performed and/or recorded with some of the industry’s finest musicians including Dennis Chambers, Gary Thomas, Victor Wooten, Grammy nominee Bob Berg. He has also opened for guitarists Eric Johnson, Danny Gatton, and Sonny Landreth.
Carl and the Jimi Jazz band appears at many venues throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including The Rams Head in Annapolis, 8x10, Artscape, State Theater, and National Guitar Workshop, just to name a few. Read More »
Carl just set up a new web site dedicated to all things guitar. Check out “Six String Experience: News, Tips, Tricks, Reviews and advice about all things guitar” for lessons with Carl and interviews with lots of your favorite guitar players, including Mike Stern, John McLaughlin, and Johnny Winter!
Visit YouTube for lots of cool new videos featuring Carl and the Jimi Jazz Band — Now in High Definition! »
”I Got your Mantra,” produced by “Grammy Nominated” John Grant is now available from Art of Life Records! Art of Life is home to guitar legends Ted Greene, Lenny Breau, and many more. Learn More »
Check out Randy Runyon and Animal Zoo featuring special guests Dennis Chambers, Mike Pope and yours truly. Dennis and I are on “Letter Two.” Thanks for the 5 star reviews on itunes — we really appreciate it! Check it out and feel free to write a review, we can always use more.
Check out new lead sheets from “I Got Your Mantra”, newly transcribed by Chris Vazquez.»
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