Jeff Young


MUSIC: JY-MTV: MW/OB RADIO: Jeff Young: Lead guitarist on Megadeth's platinum selling classic, So Far, So Good… So What! (Capitol Records) Jeff Young, voted 5th Most Underrated Metal Guitarist of the 80s - sqidoo ​ Jeff Young's improvised solo from "In My Darkest Hour" voted among the Top Heavy Metal Solos of All Time” - Wrote the popular 'Fingerprints' column in Guitar for the Practicing Musician Magazine The only artist that’s crossed over from Heavy Metal to the eclectic, World Music genres. His collaboration with Brazil's Badi Assad, entitled Chameleon (Verve/PolyGram) climbed to #1 in Europe, also topping JAZZIZ magazine's Readers Poll: “Best Brazilian Albums of the Year” Highlight performances with Assad include, Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair & Willie Nelson's Farm Aid festivals. The track "Waves" from Chameleon is featured in the Michael & Kirk Douglas film, It Runs in the Family Jeff's association with the Assad family also spawned songwriting collaborations with guitar luminary Sergio Assad and two pieces on Badi's Verde album (Universal Music) Jeff’s "world-fusion" solo debut, Equilibrium is available via cdbaby & iTunes. The new critically acclaimed instrumetal single, "Monsoon" features bassist, Ric Fierabracci (Stevie Wonder, Billy Cobham), Tina Guo - Acoustic & Electric Cello & Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Foreigner, Dead Daises) on drums Hear Jeff's weekly, revolutionary & worldwide radio show, Music Without Boundaries @ Jeff participated in the historic Randy Rhoads Remembered, Bonzo Bash & Ronnie Montrose Remembered tribute concerts. Next, Jeff was invited by legendary drummers, Carmine & Vinny Appice to serve as lead guitarist for the Las Vegas performance of their Drum Wars concert. He also subbed the ‘Guitar 1’ role in the Las Vegas production of, Rock of Ages







What is music to you? What does it give you?

breath... love... LIFE...

What is your music dream?

i no longer have any interest in making my dreams come true - rather, i'm choosing to "allow" my truth to become a dream...

If you could change the world - what would you start with?


Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

anything on The Beatles '65 LP

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Queen, Steely Dan, Yes, Steve Morse, Dixie Dregs, Allan Holdsworth, Buckethead, The Ohio Players, George Benson, Jeff Goulb, Paco deLucia, Johnny Winter, Chirs Whitley, Charlie Sexton, ARC Angels, Jeff Buckley... could keep typing for days!

What inspires you to make music?


What is the message you want to send with your music?

healing... positivity... TRUTH...

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

out of body

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

musicans need to work on their craft more. listeners need to actually, PAY FOR OUR MUSIC!!!

What do you think of Drooble?


What frustrates you most as a musician?

listeners need to actually, PAY FOR OUR MUSIC!!!

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

i have a world-wide weekly radio show >>> MUSIC WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

short of selling your soul to "the beast system" - talent. no life. MUST be a marketing Ninja!!!

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Ojos du Brujo from Spain!!!