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    Roger Kleier – The Night Has Many Hours

    January 11th, 2010

    Roger Kleier (born 1958) is a “composer, guitarist, improviser and producer who began playing electric guitar at age 13 after discovering Captain Beefheart and Jimi Hendrix. He studied composition at North Texas State University and the University of Southern California, and has developed a unique style that draws equally from improvisation, contemporary classical music, and the American guitar traditions of blues, jazz, and rock. Much of his compositional work involves the development of a broader vocabulary for the electric guitar through the use of extended techniques and creating new works with digital technology.”

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