• Les Fradkin

  • New Full Length Album 5.11.18

    ESCAPE FROM EARTH

  • Musicians: Les Fradkin - Starr Labs Ztar, and All Orchestrations, Guitars, Synthesizers, Harpsichord, Organ, Mellotron, Bass, Percussion

    001- Presto Changeo (2:38)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Johann Sebastian Bach
    ©2013, 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    002- Reflections Of Love (3:11)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Loretta Pieper Fradkin
    ©2017 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    003- Canon In D (Single Version) (2:57)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Johann Pachelbel
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    004- Baroque and Roll (2:17)
    Music by Les Fradkin
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    005- Winter (From Vivaldi- The Four Seasons) (3:46)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Antonio Vivaldi
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    006- Bach Rocks (Album Version) (5:24)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Johann Sebastian Bach
    ©2013, 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    007- The Myth Of El Cid (3:04)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Antonio Vivaldi
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

     

  • 008- Handel Rocks (Single Version) (2:55)
    Music by Les Fradkin and George Friedrich Handel
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    009- Vivaldi Rides Again (2:12)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Antonio Vivaldi
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    010- Summer (From Vivaldi The Four Seasons) (2:53)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Antonio Vivaldi
    ©2009 and 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    011- Ode To Joy (2:55)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Ludwig von Beethoven
    ©2016, 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    012- Brandenburg No. 3 (7:22)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Johann Sebastian Bach
    ©2013, 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    013- Brandenburg No. 5 (10;51)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Johann Sebastian Bach
    ©2013, 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

    014- Escape From Earth (Finale) (4:03)
    Music by Les Fradkin and Johann Sebastian Bach
    ©2013, 2018 Fradkin 2000 Music (ASCAP)

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  • ABOUT THE ALBUM

    Escape From Earth - Les Fradkin
    Les Fradkin the Producer and Composer / Innovator on the Starr Labs Ztar and a virtuoso MIDI Guitarist. Brand new futuristic playing techniques realize Progressive Neo-Classical Rock from the Pioneer of MIDI Guitar.
    “Escape From Earth” features Les Fradkin blending his own compositions with those of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel Beethoven and Pachelbel with his futuristic Starr Labs Ztar to realize a new sound for Progressive Rock. This exciting new release includes Les’ Bongo Boy Single
    “Reflections Of Love” as well as his hit “Canon In D”. Les' unique approach with the Starr Labs Ztar Midi Guitar has seen release with “Baroque Rocks”, “One Link Between Them”, “Hyper Midi Guitar”, “Ticket To A Remix Universe” (an album of electronic Beatles Covers) and such Singles as “Lift Off”, “Bach Rocks”, “Reflections Of Love” and “Canon In D”. Les has also enjoyed various iTunes and Amazon Chart hits including "Canon In D”(#9 in Japan and #13 in the USA), “Baroque Rocks”, ”Lift Off", "Everything Is Wrong"" and others.


    All tracks Produced by Les Fradkin and Loretta Pieper Fradkin.

  • 2017

  • Single Release - Reflection of Love

  • Bongo Boy Records is extremely excited to announce the upcoming new music release of Les Fradkin.  “Reflections Of Love” is his new Single of his New 2018 Album entitled “Escape From Earth”. The album is scheduled for a May 11, 2018 release on Bongo Boy Records.

     

    Les Fradkin takes his Starr Labs Ztar Midi Guitar into futuristic realms of Composition and Midi Guitar performance as he combines influences as diverse as Yanni, The Beatles, The Moody Blues and Jean Michel Jarre to realize an exciting New Age Musical vision. Listeners will experience a musical journey which they will enjoy through the Universe of Music.


    Les Fradkin is a prolific Composer, producer and a Pioneer of MIDI Guitar. He captured headlines as the Original Cast George Harrison in the mega-hit Broadway show "Beatlemania" in the 1970s, and Les has played with The Ventures, enjoyed 16 #1 Instrumental hits at mp3.com, won several awards at the Indie Music Channel, including 2016 Best Instrumental Recording and Best 2014 Classical Recording. He is also a member of the Television Producers Music Production Hall Of Fame as a Composer. 

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  • PRESS AND REVIEWS 

  • "Aside from the technological aspects of Les’ work I am also just incredibly impressed that Les was the original George Harrison in the Broadway show "Beatlemania" in the 1970s. So I had to listen to this track." - The Grouch

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  • "Reflections of Love is a track that doesn’t simply fall into any particular category of genre. The music is beautiful in a unique and unusual manner, and from the first few moments – the sound sets a mood and conjures up certain emotions that are powerful and memorable." - 

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  • It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from the creative mastermind known as Les Fradkin, the man behind the Starr Labs Ztar MIDI Guitar. - by  

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  • The song isn’t really pop, rock, or anything along those lines, it’s more instrumentally based, like a song you would hear if you were out in the wilderness, it has that wild life, picturesque type of feel and sound to it.  that’s somewhat, what is given from Les Fradkin. By: Natalie Perez 

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  • At times, it reminds of the innovative beats that Kanye West utilized in his past work, and at other times, it reminds me of this alternative pop sound that I consider revolutionary; nonetheless, it is a very universal sound that any music lover can enjoy. BY  

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  • it is a wonderful example of genre-shifting instrumental music and will find fans in the neo-progressive, cinematic and even classical camps. -  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

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