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Charity Venture with Stone Gossard and the Rainchangers 

Ari put a hope out to the Universe years ago; a hope to work with Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam guitarist, Ari has long admired as a musical genius.  The Universe delivered in the most beautiful and unexpected way.  Stone Gossard, guitarist for Pearl Jam and Temple of the Dog stopped by the The Music Factory mid-April to record some voice for a great cause - the environment!  This was both fun and meaningful.  Stone and several other voice actors spent a couple of days on this campaign to protect water quality…

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RIP Chick Corea  

Chick Corea to the highest level of Heaven A tribute in honor of the G.O.A.T. Thanks for showing us what is humanly possible in regards to all time greatness, mastery, and artistic expression. I’m so grateful to have met this man and seen him perform several times. Light as a Feather a genius for the ages, a giant who walked this earth, forever echoing now, then, and for all times. I kept this ticket stub from when I toured Europe w RHS, North Sea Jazz Fest - I saw Oscar Pederson, Herbie Hancock, Santana…

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Burlington Vermont Recording Trip Winter 2021 

Music Factory Founder Ari Joshua heads East.  
1/20/2021 — Burlington, VT.  
After quarantining, guitarist, Ari Joshua, will be collaborating with Trey Anastasio Band and Soul Monde players Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski next week.  While it’s tough to perform live music during Covid, the creative vibrations of life are still rippling through musical hearts and hands in a Northeastern snow covered studio.  

The Lawton/Paczkowski/AriJoshua collaboration was born from a mutual love of music, the Hammond organ…

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Ari Joshua plays Languedoc Custom Guitars 

 

 

I would like to take a moment to thank Paul Languedoc of Languedoc Custom Guitars for making this beautiful one of a kind custom instrument. Paul has a reputation that proceeds himself. His guitars do something no other instrument on earth can do, but you have to learn to ride them. It is like riding an untamed horse or dragon. It will sort of tell you where it wants to go but you have to have done the work to access those levels.

Some day I will go into detail about all the things that went into making…

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