Two Guys In A Corner




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Two Guys In A Corner

Two Guys In A Corner features the classic combination of acoustic upright bass and hollow-body jazz guitar. These are played by two highly trained, talented and experienced musicians that will bring the professionalism your event deserves.

Specializing in unobtrusive background music for your function, both are Berklee College of Music alumni. Individually Two Guys In A Corner have performed around the world with many famous musicians (Dizzy Gillespie, Paula Cole, Joe Williams, Clark Terry). They have also written and recorded music used on major TV network shows (Oprah, The Biggest Loser, JAG, Howie Do It)!

Two Guys In A Corner bio

Two Guys In A Corner bassist was born and raised in Bridgeport Connecticut, he began formal musical studies on drums at age seven and organ at age 13, before turning to the electric bass full-time at age 14. He would continue his studies throughout high school, mastering a wide range of solo and ensemble styles, including rock, funk and jazz, with influences as far-reaching as KISS, Van Halen, Parliament-Funkadelic, and Miles Davis.

He then went on to study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston as a Performance major and graduated in 1986. He has since forged a career as diverse as his musical background, performing with an eclectic group of world renown R&B, jazz and rock artists that includes Dizzy Gillespie, Spin Doctors, Maxwell, Maysa, Paula Cole, Joe Williams, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Digable Planets, Gil Scott-Heron, Aaron Neville, Tavares, Alyson Williams, Patti Rothberg, Walter Beasley, N'Dea Davenport, Phil Perry, Chuck Loeb and Kim Waters. Other extensive gigs of note include several years as musical director for the multi-platinum Brian McKnight, and extensive tenures with Will Downing, Mica Paris and Ivan Neville.

Two Guys In A Corner bio

Originally from Southington Connecticut Two Guys In A Corner guitarist started guitar lessons at age nine. After studying guitar through high school, he moved to Boston in 1980 to attend the Berklee College of Music. Graduating Cum Laude in 1984, he was a founding member and leader of what would turn out to be one of Boston's most successful local acts ever, 'High Function'. With High Function, he played extensively at clubs and colleges throughout the New England area. Other performance experience's included a three-week tour of Switzerland, appearances in New York City, recording an eight-song album in Chicago, and performing in a marketing film produced by the Bose Corporation.

After leaving High Function, he went on to co-find and play guitar in the Boston based R&B band 'Universal Language'. Another very popular local group, nominated for a Boston Music award each year of their existence (and winning once), Universal Language credits include performances in the Boston Garden, Fleet Center, and at The House of Blues. He was also the Co-Executive Producer of their CD entitled 'One People'; a release well received on the local music scene.

In addition to playing with the bands, this guitarist was teaching himself the art of recording and composition. As a composer using his home studio, he has licensed original music for NBC, ABC and CBS television, including the shows "Oprah," "Howie Do It," "The Biggest Loser," "Martha Stewart," "Kath and Kim," "JAG," and "One Life To Live" among many others. !

Music, even music performed quietly and in the background can make an event. Many times we've been told the background music of Two Guys In A Corner added so much to the atmosphere of a function. Why trust this important aspect to inexperienced performers? Contact us today!

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Country United States
City Boston
State/Province Massachusetts
Performer Type Musical Act

3 responses to “Two Guys In A Corner”

  1. Client says:

    “I can’t say enough about Michael and Carl! Becker College hired Two Guys in a Corner to perform at a VIP Holiday Cocktail Reception. They were professional, on time, and were simply amazing. Guests were commenting throughout the night on how lovely the entertainment was. We will definitely be hiring them again next year!”

  2. Client says:

    “Mike and Carl, Once again I have to say thank you for your part in Dan and Michele’s wedding at both the wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. Your style and music fit beautifully for both parts of the evening. We received many compliments to pass along to you.”

  3. Client says:

    “Thank you so much for everything!…Everyone enjoyed the soft background music and had great things to say about it.”

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