Blues Guitarist Brandon Teskey to Release Second Solo Album “Screaming Into The Void” on November 25, 2021


Brandon Teskey – Screaming into the Void

Photo by Brandon Teskey

Brandon Teskey

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, United States, December 6, 2021 / – Brandon Teskey is a blues guitarist, best known as the guitarist and songwriter for the blues rock band, Until the Sun. His music often includes and fuses elements of blues, fusion, alternative rock, psychedelia and jazz.

Brandon’s upcoming second solo album titled “Screaming Into The Void” is an eclectic array of blues, rock, fusion, jazz, psychedelic and alternative music that spans an entire album with surprising twists. Dissatisfied with tired formulas, or confined to one genre, Brandon Teskey finds creative freedom in an album that breaks all the rules and lets the truth of the music speak for itself. Although the album features two songs with vocals from Brandon and two songs with vocals by Alyssa Swartz (Until the Sun), the predominantly instrumental guitar album explores a variety of styles exploring the breadth of musicality and of the virtuosity that players have to offer.

Brandon says, “I have strived to create true musical works of art that speak for themselves. It encompassed many of my favorite musical genres, while staying true to my blues rock roots.

The album was recorded at Mind’s Eye Studio in Glendale, Arizona. It was produced by Brandon Teskey and designed by Larry Elyea. There are twelve tracks on the album. Most of the songs are original, however, it features a few covers including “Side Tracked” by Freddy King, “Equinox” by John Coltrane and “Autumn Leaves” by Joseph Kosma and Jacques Prevert.

Brandon assembled a group of world-class musicians to perform on the project. Staff include: Brandon Teskey, on guitar and vocals, Chris Tex (Until the Sun), on drums, Jon Nadel (Marbin) on bass, Will Kyriazis on keyboard, Danny Markovitch (Marbin) on saxophone and Alyssa Swartz singing.

Brandon Teskey was born and raised in Southern California. At the age of 11 he started playing guitar and was exposed to Blues music soon after and became passionate about playing Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, BB King, Albert King, Robert Johnson, Albert Collins and T-Bone Walker, as well as rock artists like Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and Eric Johnson. Along with his obsession with playing guitar also came the obsession with writing songs and almost as soon as he picked up the instrument he started offering chord progressions and writing lyrics.

By the time Brandon was 15, he had joined an established blues group with members forty years his senior and by 16 he had performed in San Juan Capistrano’s famous venue, The Coach House, where he had seen many performances. many of his idols play like a child. Brandon continued to develop his playing, becoming intrigued by the technical and harmonic sophistication of players like Scott Henderson, Robben Ford and John Scofield and began to study the works of jazz musicians like Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery, Django Reinhardt and Joe Pass. .

Brandon moved to Arizona to study at Arizona State University in the summer of 2003, studying music and philosophy. While attending ASU, he met Bruce Jensen where they formed their first rock band, playing concerts all over the Phoenix Valley. In 2011, Brandon and Bruce formed the blues hard rock band ‘Corium’. The group released an EP and opened for many national artists across Arizona.

In 2017, Brandon released “The Chime,” an instrumental rock solo album that combined influences from rock, delta blues, electronic rock and jazz. That same year, Brandon, along with other members of the band, formed “Until the Sun,” which brought Brandon back to his Blues-Rock roots and opened new doors of creativity in writing and performing. playing his songs. In 2019, Until the Sun released their debut album, “Blackheart”, followed by their 2021 album, “Drowning in Blue”. Throughout 2021, Until the Sun played numerous shows and did a few small tours, despite the Covid lockdown.

In June 2021, Brandon began recording his second solo album, “Screaming Into The Void”. Throughout the recording process, he pushed himself to the limits of his playing ability and the limits of his creativity to create true musical art. The predominantly instrumental album defies genre boundaries and includes rock, blues, fusion, psychedelic and jazz songs. Brandon says, “I pushed myself beyond the limits of my acting and writing skills. “

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