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."
Epic Chinese/Orchestra music with a positive mood. Immediately brings the listener to the Far East. Featuring large taiko drums erhu, guzhen and orchestral strings. A perfect scene setter for documentaries, films, and games with an Asian theme. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
An upbeat asian festival music tack featuring gamelan tuned percussion, pipa, and large exotic drumming. A great cue for festivals, documentaries, travel/history channel, business, or current affair news stories. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese New Years
A beautiful and relaxing track featuring guzheng, dizi flute and erhu over a calm outdoor soundscape. A nice cue for oriental film/tv, documentaries, travel channel, history channel, or just when your in the mood to close your eyes and chill out. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
Epic dramatic track features orchestral string bed with a Chinese Erhu melody over a large taiko drum rhythm. Has a very majestic sound that immediate brings the listener to the orient. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Edgy