Les Fradkin ‘I Want You (She’s So Heavy)’

Les Fradkin is a 21st Century “New Media” Artist and Composer / Innovator on the Starr Labs Ztar and a virtuoso MIDI Guitarist. He invents brand new playing techniques with 21st Century electronics to realize Progressive Symphonic Rock for a One Man Orchestra from the Pioneer of MIDI Guitar.

Nominated in 2013 for Classical Artist Of The Year and Soundtrack Songwriter of the year at the Indie Music Channel Awards, Les is also a successful songwriter/composer from the 1970′s, lead guitarist, and one of the original members of the hit Broadway show “Beatlemania”. He was a Guitar Synthesizer and Tapeless Recording pioneer of the 1980′s, a neoclassical guitar trendsetter in the 1990′s and is now a 21st Century innovator as a virtuoso MIDI Guitarist with the Starr Labs Ztar. A classically trained musician as well as being a rock guitarist, he has found success as a recording artist, composer and producer with MGM Sunflower, ESP-Disk, Bell, Arista, RCA, and Laurie Records. Les has written the well known hit “La Chansons Des Souvenirs” (“Song Of A Thousand Voices”) for the famous French songstress Mireille Mathieu on the Philips label and this tune has also been recorded in a hit version on RCA Victor (now Sony/BMG) by the Latin Pop icon Roberto Jordan (“Donde”).

Les has incorporated the Starr Labs Ztar, a very advanced and High Tech MIDI Guitar, into his arsenal of instruments, and Les’ unique approach with this new technology has seen release with “Guitar Revolution” and “Ticket To A Remix Universe” (Beatles covers), “One Link Between Them” featuring his acclaimed Instrumental composition, “Lift Off” and, most auspiciously, has yielded a Chart Classical/Progressive rock placing for his successful CD “Baroque Rocks!”, featuring “Canon In D”, which placed #13 in the Amazon Classical Charts and #9 in the Japanese Progressive rock Amazon Charts in 2009. His current instrumental music, is a mixture of various influences and signposts from Rock, Guitar Instrumental, Electronic, EDM, Progressive and Classical music.

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