current Night Ranger, Whitesnake, Foreigner guitarist.
1 Electric Fields
2 Urban Experiments
3 Mad Bar
6 Gorilla Man 2000
7 Kill Swing
8 Space Cowboy
10 Slide Tune
11 Plot in Motion
12 Afghanistan Blues
13 Spank Me
This CD of guitar driven, primarily instrumental music explores fresh approaches to funk and rock, as well as humorous takes on country, swing and blues. It has been described as experimental, but accessible.
The disc features world class, ground breaking drumming from virtuoso Virgil Donati (Planet X, Steve Vai) and unbelievable bass playing provided by Ric Fierabracci (Chick Corea, Andy Summers). There’s also guest appearances from Howard Levy (Bela Fleck) and Cathy Richardson.
Co-produced and mixed by T.J. Helmerich, this disc is bound to satisfy fans of quality instrumental music who are in search of something new.
New York guitarist Joel Hoekstra is a musician on the rise as both a consummate sideman and an innovative solo artist. Joel’s cd’s ‘undefined’ and ‘The Moon is Falling’ have found a strong cult following and critical acclaim. Recently, he completed his third cd ’13 acoustic songs’ and is currently performing with Night Ranger and rocking NYC in the hit show ‘Rock of Ages’.
Joel has worked on/with the following…. ARTISTS/MUSICIANS (LIVE, RECORDING & WRITING):
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Eric Martin (Mr Big)
Martha Davis (The Motels)
Mickey Thomas (Starship)
Rik Emmett (Triumph)
Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls)
Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple)
Donnie & Johnny Van Zant
Don Barnes (38 Special)
Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon)
Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (Nelson)
Jimi Jamison (Survivor)
Dave Bickler (Survivor)
Mark Slaughter (Slaughter)
Chan Marshall (Kat Power)
Constantine Maroulis (American Idol)
Henry Paul (The Outlaws, Blackhawk)
Ray Parker Jr.
Sandra Bernhard Jim Peterik (Ides of March, Survivor)
Tom Keifer (Cinderella)