"If you dig Proggy, Punky, Hard Rockin' jams with Echo tinged "Surf" vibes - KRANK THIS ONE LOUDLY!"
Jeff Young is the lead guitarist on Megadeth's platinum selling classic album, So Far, So Good… So What! (1988 Capitol Records). Jeff also wrote the cult-classic 'Fingerprints' column in Guitar for the Practicing Musican magazine.
He is a class of 1984, graduate of Guitar Institute of Technology/Musicians Institute & a one-time student of legendary blues & studio guitarist, Steve Hunter (Peter Gabriel, Alice Cooper, Jason Becker, David Lee Roth).
In 1998, Jeff became, the first ever guitarist, to cross over from metal to world-fusion music genre - co-writing & producing Brazilian phenom, Badi Assad's Verve/PolyGram release entitled, Chameleon. The album climbed to #1 in Europe, also topping JAZZIZ magazine's Readers Poll: "Best Brazilian Albums of the Year."
Highlight performances with Assad included, 1999's Lilith Fair and Farm Aid 2000. Jeff's association with the Assad family also spawned songwriting collaborations with guitar luminary, Sergio Assad and two pieces on Badi's Verde album (Universal Music).
“Jeff Young, voted 5th Most Underrated Metal Guitarist of the 80s" - sqidoo
"Jeff Young's improvised solo from 'In My Darkest Hour' voted among the Top Heavy Metal Solos of All Time” - DigitalDreamDoor
In 2003, the track 'Waves' from Chameleon was prominently featured in the Michael & Kirk Douglas film, It Runs In The Family and on the movie's soundtrack.
Jeff's 2009, eleven song world-fusion solo debut, Equilibrium is available on the artit's own, Hi-Tone Eleven Records via iTunes and all other choice outlets.
2020 is turning out to be a prolific year, with the release of the new instrumental singles, "Slow Burn" - "In the Flesh" ON SALE NOW!!! Plus, "Wave Rider" - slated for a summer release!
All songs from the forthcoming, Revolutions album are now available for purchase @ www.jeffyoungsongs.com
Young’s radio show, Music Without Boundaries can be heard live & worldwide on Tuesday nights:
7:11pm EST / 4:11 pm PST
*Each episode is also archived on podcast
released March 11, 2020
*THIS IS THE 2ND SINGLE FROM THE 'REVOLUTIONS' ALBUM*
Jeff Young - Guitars / Ric Fierabracci - Bass / Jeff Tortora - Drums