Val Belin

King B. is a composer, arranger, vocalist <br /> multistyle guitarist <br />"His style is to create a mood just in a few strokes in a special significance of each chord and phrase, that reminds such genius players as B.B.King and Eric Clapton.." <br />King B. has performed and recorded with Randy Brecker, Gary Bartz, Paul Bollenback, Napua Davoy,Wynton Marsalis, Graham Haynes, Antoine Roney, James Hurt, Bruce Cox, Brice Wassy, Frank Lowe, Sergio Brandao, Arlee Leonard, Mike Ellis, Andrei Kondakov, Fred "Catfish" Alias, Damon Banks, Igor Butman, Tal Wilkenfeld and many other recognized musicians. Mr. King B. has performed on over fifty recordings including ten recordings as a leader. Original music composed by Mr. Belin is featured on many soundtracks and TV Shows in Russia (Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod), Baltic Republics (Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius) Germany, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria including soundtrack for New Hampshire Film festival Award winning film The Turn of the Century" by K. Lopushanski (the student of famous Russian Film Director A.Tarkovski). Mr. King B. has performed in concert halls, clubs and festivals in United States, Europe, Africa, Cuba, Russia, Baltic Republics, Georgia and Armenia. Mr. King B. is an author of several instructional method books for guitar Contemporary Technology", Children Notebook" for children, how to play jazz <br />on piano.Mr. King B. has invented new string instruments, and methods of how to play on them. He has taught at jazz music clinics and seminars in Russia and United States. Mr. King B. has produced many recordings of very talented artists throughout the world. <br /><br /> <br />