SEATTLE, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle musician, composer and producer George Varghese [Verge Studios] has announced the release of his new 'Contemporary Instrumental' album 'Back in Time' on July 17th, 2015. A rising star in the world of music, George Varghese, from India, now based in Seattle, is captivating audiences with his innovative style of playing progressive rock guitar instrumentals, showcasing his technical finesse on the guitar through the soulful melody, drama and emotional journey of his compositions.
He is currently touring to showcase music from his album, including recent performances at the Texas RockFest, Texas Austin, Hard Rock Cafe, Las Vegas and the Guitars under the Stars, Oregon.
Back in Time is an international collaboration that captures the ambience of George's music over the years, bringing together his experiences and some of the finest musicians he has worked with from the past and present. He combines the lyrical strains of Indian instruments like the flute, violin and tabla with western progressive rock.
"I was honored to have Grammy Award winner Larry Mitchell perform on one of my songs that gives a magical touch to the album. I also was fortunate to have Grammy nominee producer and engineer Marcel Fernandez mix my album at the legendary Robert Lang Studios, Seattle."
George has been writing and performing his music since the early nineties. He put together Mixed Fruit Jam, one of Bangalore's pioneering rock bands, performing numerous concerts where he was awarded the 'best lead guitarist' across India. In 2003, George migrated to the United States where he continues to compose and perform his music through his studio Verge Studios.
Some highlights of his music career include performing at stadiums in India before 40,000 fans, playing the finals at Zee TV's Sa Re Ga Ma, India's prestigious television music contest, opening for Brian Adams, releasing his debut album 'Out of the Dark', judging Guitar Center's King of the Blues, being featured on Seattle's KCTS9 TV and performing at the guitar festival "Guitars Under The Stars".
These memories, influences and experiences have crystallized into George's first instrumental album "Back In Time".
His album release concert is scheduled for August 1st, 2015 in Seattle. Use this link to subscribe to his upcoming music videos http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=vergemusicstudios
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