2002 Just Jazz Guitar Cover Interview

The name of Robert Conti first came to my attention in the summer of 2000, while I was thumbing through an impressive Just Jazz Guitar review of a Conti performance in Beverly Hills, California. Later that year I had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with Paul Getty through his visits to my educational website. During a telephone conversation, the Conti name surfaced once again when Paul convinced me to visit and spend an hour at Robert’s website. Little did I realize what I was about to see and hear. Without question, this interview has been long anticipated by those who are …

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King of the Eight String

OC Register – King Of The Eight-String

When Robert Conti talks about performing a tune on his eight-string, he isn’t talking about a mandolin. The Rancho Santa Margarita resident is acknowledged as a master of the eight-string electric guitar. In fact, in 1992 and 1993, Conti helped design the first eight-string model featuring a low B and F-sharp to double the sonic range of standard six-string instrument. He can play melodies on the first six strings, while using the two additional low-range strings to complete the bass line accompaniment; much like that achieved on a full keyboard. Conti first began experimenting with new types of instruments in …

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Conti Takes MP3.com By Storm!

http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=16127 Robert Conti Takes Mp3.Com By Storm ! Email: [email protected] Website: http://robertconti.toptempo.com Music: http://artists.mp3s.com/artist_song/1057/1057208.html Jazz Guitarist Robert Conti has reached the #1 Position Overall on the MP3.com website in only 1 Month after VisionMusic.com (the top Jazz Instruction Guitar Website on the Internet) and David Blumberg (the #1 Ranked Artist Roster Promoter on MP3.com for 8 Months) started him on the site. “It was a combination of being featured on MP3.com, David’s www.toptempo.com affiliate site front page, visionmusic.com, and a lot of really hard work that did it” Conti said. His song “Death by Chops, Dis’ll Do It!”, The Guitarist’s …

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Roccos Gig Review

Rocco’s, Bel Air, CA Gig Review

Power of Eight Imagine if you will, a musical equivalent of the climactic scene from a Clint Eastwood motion picture. However,when the shootout is over and the smoke begins to clear, there is a lone guitar player holding the neck of an awesome looking eight string guitar. This, while other notorious guitar slingers linger in the shadows. So it was the scenario at the performance of super jazz guitarist Robert Conti at Rocco’s, a fine jazz supper club high in the hills of Bel Air on the night of June 12th. . . Having attended the winter NAMM Show in …

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