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Les Fradkin

Renowned artist Les Fradkin provides insights into his musical journey and creative process in this exclusive interview with BWH Music Group. Les Fradkin, a Producer, Composer, Midi Guitarist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocalist, and One Man Band, is celebrated for his pioneering work in Progressive and Pop Rock. He captured the spotlight as the Original Cast George Harrison in the Broadway sensation "Beatlemania" and has continued to make a mark in the music industry with numerous achievements and awards. In this interview, Les shares his favorite aspects of being an artist, his experiences in the recording studio, and the emotional depth behind some of his songs. He also gives a glimpse into his upcoming projects and provides links for fans to access his music. Read on to discover the world of Les Fradkin.

For fans who have never heard your music, can you pick three words to describe it?! If three words just aren't enough..then tell us more!!

Symphonic Progressive Pop

What is your favorite part about being an artist? Is it songwriting, performing, recording, something else? Tell us why.

Songwriting and Production

Can you tell us what being in the recording studio is like for you?

Hard Work, Discipline, persistence.

Okay, this is a fun question. When you are not doing music, what else do you enjoy doing?


Who do you admire most in the music scene today and why?

Robert Fripp of King Crimson. Why? His ethics, discipline, and mentorship.

Can you tell us what song you've written that is the most emotional and describe the meaning behind it?

"System Crash" and "Together." Both written 20 years ago as predictions of today's world.

Are you working on any new material right now or what's in the works for the upcoming year? What's up ahead? Getting the music of "Reality-The Rock Opera" across to as many folks in the world as possible.

Tell us where fans can access your music.



Les Fradkin is a Producer and Composer / Midi Guitarist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocalist, and One Man Band. He creates Progressive and Pop Rock for One Man Band from the Pioneer of MIDI Guitar.

Les captured headlines as the Original Cast George Harrison in the mega-hit Broadway show "Beatlemania" in the 1970s and has played with The Ventures, enjoyed 16 #1 hits at mp3, Composed #1 hits for French Songstress Mireille Mathieu, Latin Pop icon Roberto Jordan, as well as Dutch Folk icons Saskia & Serge, and won several awards from Akademia as well as several other Indie Music Channel Awards, including 2016 Best Instrumental Recording. He is also a member of the Television Producers Music Production Hall Of Fame and Akademia Hall Of Fame as a Composer and has also been named one of the Top 20 Guitar Synthesizer players of all time and Top 8 12 String Bassists by Wikipedia.

Website: Les Fradkin Official Website


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