Fishman Launches Artist Masters Series With Guitarist Justin Derrico (Pink, “The Voice”)
(ANDOVER, MA – May 26, 2022) – Following the successful launch of “Learn to Play”, Fishman continues its educational outreach to gamers with “artist masters.” Some of the most exciting players on the music scene today will host this essential new series of hour-long master classes designed to inspire and inform players of all skill levels.
The series debuts June 2 with one of today’s busiest players. Justin Derrico has been Pink’s ax man for over a decade and has worked with some of the biggest names in music. A graduate of the Musician’s Institute in Los Angeles, Derrico is also the guitarist for the house band on NBC’s hit show “The Voice.”
In his Artist Masters session, Derrico demonstrates how to play rock, pop, country, blues and other styles and demonstrates how to create a song from scratch. Viewers will also learn about Justin’s trip from Charlottesville to Los Angeles to seek a record deal with his first band. Weaving together tips and acting lessons with stories of TV and studio work, Derrico’s session is inspiring, informative and a whole lot of fun. Players can pre-register for this free event on Fishman’s website.
“We are thrilled to be able to collaborate with these incredible artists and bring their unique stories to our audience,” said Chris DeMaria, Chief Marketing Officer, Fishman. “The Artist Masters series will be challenging and engaging for beginners, advanced players and everyone in between. Becoming a professional musician takes skill, dedication, determination and luck, and we want players to know that we support.
Scheduled for September, the next Artist Masters session will feature Isaiah Sharkey, sideman to John Mayer, D’Angelo and solo artist. The series is the latest entry in Fishman’s “Learn” educational initiative, which also includes the recently launched “Learn To Play” series for beginning players as well as “Gear Your Way” and “How To Buy”, which focus on instruments and outboard motors. equipment.
For over 40 years, Fishman has provided musicians with high-quality gear that empowers and inspires them to discover their own unique and authentic sound. Fishman’s ongoing commitment to professional sound and quality has helped the company become an industry leader in amplification, effects and pickups for acoustic and electric instruments, MIDI control and other categories. of products. Around the world and night after night, Fishman products are proudly played by musicians on stages large and small.