Brianís playing is clearly directed and flawlessly executed. - John Stix, Guitar For The Practicing Musician
BRIAN fell in love with the guitar from the moment his fingers could move along the guitar strings. BRIAN TARQUIN started lessons in classical guitar at the age of nine in New York City. His fascination with music and the guitar motivated him to spend long hours experimenting and writing music, along with making his own guitars.
After attending S.U.N.Y. New Palyz College for four years, he graduated from the Center For Media Arts in New York City in audio engineering. BRIAN TARQUIN is thoroughly familiar with both music and television production. He is a member of the American Federation of Musician, Local 47.
BRIAN TARQUIN has been acclaimed by many critics as having great technique with unique styling. His achievements are great and enduring, BRIAN won the ASCAP Songwriters Award for two consecutive years. His music has reached a wide audience, from the winter Olympics 1992 and 1994, to television shows such as Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Models Inc., The Rush Limbaugh Show, The New York Rangers, NBC 1994 Basketball Playoff (The New York Knicks); Main Event; World Wide Wrestling and the soap opera Guiding Light.
BRIAN TARQUIN is endorsed by Washburn Guitar International, Seymour Duncan Pickups and Carvin Guitars.
Brian Tarquin has won critical acclaim for his previous Instinct releases, SOFT TOUCH (1999) (6,000 sales) and LAST KISS GOODBYE (1997) (9,100 sales), and been given the ASCAP Songwriters Award for two consecutive years. With his third installment, HIGH LIFE (2001), filled with urban flair and beautiful melodies, thereís no question that Brian will break sales and peopleís musical expectations once again.