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Mike Campese

Birth name  Mike Campese
Name  Mike Campese

Years active  2000-present
Instruments  Guitar
Role  Composer
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Associated acts  The Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Albums  Total Freedom, Hidden Treasures, Chameleon, Vibe, Electric City, The New, Full Circle, The Meaning Of Christmas
Genres  Instrumental rock, Progressive rock, Rock music
Similar People  Chris Caffery, Vernon Reid, Rusty Cooley, Trans‑Siberian Orchestra, Jason Becker

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Mike Campese (born April 2, in Albany, New York) is an American guitarist and composer best known for being a member of the multi-platinum group Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Campese was picked over several guitarists in 2004 during the band's fourth CD, The Lost Christmas Eve, and received a gold record for his work. In 2008 Mike released his own rock Christmas CD, The Meaning of Christmas, which was well received. Campese is an honors graduate from the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California and is a graduate of Shaker High School.


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Campese appeared on the Jason Becker tribute CD Warmth In The Wilderness, which was released internationally on the Lion Music record label, and his music was featured in a Lions Gate movie, "Vampire Assassins". Mike has been featured in national magazines such as Guitar One, Guitar World and Guitar Player and is a columnist for these publications Mike also writes many online guitar columns on sites such as Guitar Nine, Premier Guitar and Shred Academy Mike has released nine solo CDs under his name, his second album, Full Circle, was featured on National Public Radio (NPR) stations across the country and was on regular rotation.

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Mike continues to tour with his trio and as a solo artist and has opened and performed with many national acts such as The B-52's, the Spin Doctors, KC and The Sunshine Band, Dokken, Sebastian Bach, Lou Reed, Yngwie Malmsteen, Michael Schenker, the members of Yes and Asia, Kip Winger and many more. Campese was a performer at the Max's Kansas City benefit in 2002 and shared the stage with members of the Bob Dylan band and The Smithereens. Mike performed on the Crüe Fest 2 tour, which featured Mötley Crüe, Godsmack, Drowning Pool, Theory of a Deadman, Rev Theory and more.

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Mike's trio was featured on Fox 23, WXXA-TV and Sound Visions which aired across the country. Currently, Mike has been performing at the largest trade show in the world, the winter NAMM Show. Campese is a versatile musician, he describes his style as rock fusion and writes vocal and instrumental arrangements, electric and acoustic.

Solo albums

  • Total Freedom digitally remastered (2001)
  • Full Circle (2000)
  • Vibe (2003)
  • The New (2005)
  • Hidden Treasures (2006)
  • The Meaning of Christmas (2008)
  • Electric City (2010)
  • Chameleon (2013)
  • Chapters (2016)
  • Other projects

  • Mr Strange "All This Time"
  • Mr Strange "Hey The World"
  • Jeckyl and Hyde Jeckyl and Hyde
  • TV and movie

  • Fox 23
  • Soundvisions
  • Vampire Assassin, Lions Gate (2005)
  • Other appearances

  • Nationwide Compilation by Rodell R (1995)
  • Warmth in the Wilderness Jason Becker Tribute (Lion Music) (2001)
  • References

    Mike Campese Wikipedia

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