01 Kudisan Kai - My Becoming
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AURELIEN BUDYNEK

GUITAR

http://www.aurelienbudynek.com

aurelien.budynek@gmail.com


EDUCATION

  • Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA - Professional Diploma in Performance Sept. 2002 – Dec. 2005
  • CIAM, Bordeaux, France Sept. 1999 – May 2002

PROFILE

  • Proficient performer in rock, pop, jazz, fusion, world music idioms in stage, pit and studio situations
  • Extensive experience in music direction, live sequencing and live track running
  • Extensive experience in music production, sound engineering, mixing and mastering
  • Extensive experience in music charting, sheet music writing, column writing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Touring/Local - 30+ countries on 4 continents

  • Hamilton - Broadway (10+ perf.) [guitar + banjo] Jan 2016 - Present
  • Spiegelworld Empire as Moondog - Canadian tour (150+ perf.) Apr. 2015 - Sept. 2015
  • The Dan Band (also Music Director) tours across U.S., Canada & U.K. (100+ perf.) 2011 – Present
  • Book of Mormon - Broadway (100+ perf.) 2012 – Present
  • The Last Ship - Broadway (5 perf.) Jan. 2015
  • Rock of Ages - Broadway (200+ perf.) / Tour (Puerto Rico, Singapore) (30+ perf.) 2011 – 2015
  • Cindy Blackman Group - tours in Europe, U.K., Africa and U.S. (150+ perf) 2009 – Present
  • DareDevil Squadron (also writer/producer/sound engineer) clubs in NorthEast (30+ perf.)2009 – Present

Notable Performances

  • with Sting, Lenny Kravitz, Nicole Scherzinger, Rob Thomas, Vernon Reid, Meshell Ndegeocello, Nuno Bettencourt
  • Red Rocks, Hershey Park Stadium, House of Blues nationwide, Gramercy Theatre, Brooklyn Bowl, Joe’s Pub
  • Featured performances with Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Rochester SO, Richmond SO, Columbus PO

Television

  • 2016 - PBS (USA) / Live at the Kate (with Jarrod Spector)
  • 2015 - Global News Network (Canada) / Radio Canada TV / Clamores TV (Spain)
  • 2014 - Mezzo (France) Stockholm Jazz Festival
  • 2013 - WDR (Germany) Leverkusen Jazztage Festival / PTB1 (Serbia) Novi Sad Jazz

Selected discography

  • The Dan Band - The Wedding Album (Comedy Dynamics 2015) [gtr]
  • Broadway’s Carols for a Cure Vol. 13, 14, 15, 16 (Rock-it-science) [gtr]
  • Kudisan Kai - Portrait (self release 2014) [prod, mix, gtr, bass, drum prgm]
  • Andrew Ross w/Aurelien Budynek - The Letter (Center of the Universe 2014) [prod, mix, gtr]
  • Stratospheerius – The Next World… (Favored Nations 2012) [gtr]
  • DareDevil Squadron – Out of the Sun (Stacca 2010) [prod, gtr]

PUBLICATIONS

  • 10+ lesson articles and columns for Premier Guitar Magazine - Dec 2012 to present
  • Feature article in Guitar Edge Magazine (May 2010) “Workin’ Band” with DareDevil Squadron

ENDORSEMENTS

  • Atomic Guitar Works guitars/http://www.atomicguitarworks.com | DiMarzio pickups/http://www.dimarzio.com
  • D’Addario strings/http://www.daddario.com | - Mono cases/http://www.monocase.com