Randy Bernsen


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Randy Bernsen has played to audiences all over the U.S., Europe, Japan and Southeast Asia. He brings with him an exciting fusion guitar sound and a musical message. He's been privileged to work with the best - Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Toots Theilemans, Michael Brecker, and Jaco Pastorius. He was also guitarist for legendary jazz keyboardist/composer Joseph Zawinul and the Zawinul Syndicate fusion band. Randy toured with the Zawinul Syndicate from 1990 to 1992 and recorded "Lost Tribes" with the group.

Randy also recorded and played with the late great Jaco Pastorious, who was featured on two of Bernsen's MCA CD releases! Besides performing and recording, Randy has composed for commercials, other artists, and various short film pieces. Randy and his production team have produced three CD's for MCA Records and five for his own label.

Recently Randy has been performing with the Jaco Pastorius Big Band which has received great reviews and critical acclaim! Not only did he play guitar for the Big Band's first CD but Randy will be playing for the follow up second Jaco Pastorius Big Band CD this year! Randy appeared in JAZZIZ magazine as one of top ten unsigned guitarists in their April special guitar issue!

 When Randy's not on the road he enjoys playing on Sundays with the worship band at Calvary Chapel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Here are audio samples from Randy's latest release, "Be Still And Know" which is a recording project featuring semi-acoustic-inspirational jazz  It is Randy's first acoustic style project. Echoes of Michael Hedges and Pat Metheny...

Be Still And Know

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Be Still And Know

You Are Holy

 Live In San Miguel

Jazz with a funk reverence.  "Live" fusion with traces of Mike Stern and Weather Report...

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Come Together

Time For Revelation

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