Based in Florida, Joe Pignato is an independent composer and guitarist whose clients include Verizon Intranet, G4's "Proving Ground," and CMT Network, among others. He has studied Film/TV Score Composition through Berklee Music, and Advanced Orchestration from orchestrator and instructor Steven Scott Smalley. This background, along with experience as a Rock musician, allows Joe to write in a diverse range of genres, including Dramatic, Orchestral, World, Rock, and Electronic. He was recently the Steve Vai Contest Winner for Guitar Center's Private Session competition.
Joe Pignato was a Top Ten Finalist in the Guitar World's Shred The Web 2, and he was also a short list candidate for London’s Institute of Contemporary Music Performance "Steve Vai Scholarship."
A mix of Heavy Metal with a West Coast style hip hop vibe. Chugging heavy metal guitars over hip hop beats, melodic oscillating synthesizers and piano. Useful for many modern productions like extreme sports, mixed martial arts, rock/hip culture based tv, films or video games. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Hip Hop Rock