Monday, 31 December 2012

Jennifer Batten: favorite guitar stolen!



PORTLAND – Internationally renowned guitar player Jennifer Batten had her favorite guitar stolen from her car on East Burnside Street Saturday night.

Batten gained acclaim as a guitar player for Michael Jackson appearing monster-selling albums “Bad” and “Dangerous.” She now lives in Sandy, Ore.

The guitar is a Washburn model JB 100 and is covered with signatures of fellow guitar players.


If you spot it please contact Jennifer https://www.facebook.com/jennifer1batten

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Ziua Chitarelor http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000094660095 was my first chance to see Jennifer Batten live. In this special video Jennifer Batten made special tribute to Michael Jackson, playing a compilation of the solos from Michael's songs in Jennifer's own unique style. The crowd were highly enthusiastic and deeply appreciative of this gesture. The video does not include the onscreen back projections produced by Jennifer to go along with the show... for that you'll need to go along to one of her shows.

I think I would describe Jennifer as a guitar artist, painting with music and media. Her two handed approach along with chain of effects enables her to conjure up swathes of colour and texture, emotion and grace. I would certainly recommend checking out Jennifer's live show, particularly with the media back projections.

Main web site: http://jenniferbatten.com/ and online shop
http://www.batten.com/Store-Choice.html

You can get a selection of Jennifer's releases:http://astore.amazon.com/truinshr2-20?node=218

Jennifer Batten: ZC3 Michael Jackson Tribute

Marta Witiw: MayonesDuncan competition - the only female entry?

Marta Witiw - Mayones Duncan competition

Currently the only female entry I could find for this mega prize winning competition

My entry to The Mayones/Seymour Duncan Regius Competition. Thanks to Keith Merrow for this great backing track. Hope you enjoy!

#MayonesDuncan competition, solo by Marta Witiw


How to enter the competition
Keith Merrow:  January 20th 2013