|Craig Sharmat (USA) - guitar |
Guitarist, composer and producer Craig Sharmat has had a varied career in music going back 3 decades. He early on toured with Ronnie Laws and Randy Crawford. He eventually went on to composing for TV and Films which he still does, but has recently returned to his roots, which is being a smooth jazz guitarist. He has worked on Rick Braun's “Truly Yours” album and Peter White's "Christmas" album featuring Rick Braun and Mindi Abair. He has played/composed/ on thousands of TV, move, jingle and game pieces. His debut album titled "So Cal Drivin", which Rick Braun helped over see, features cameos by Mike White, Greg Mathieson, Andy Suzuki and Philippe Saisse among many others. The single from the album "So Cal Drivin" reached top 40 status on the SJ RnR Smooth Jazz charts and was still moving up as of this writing. Craig brings a rich orchestral background in addition to his original smooth jazz guitar stylings.