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This version of Paganini´s Caprice 24 is the one played by legendary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz.
The video was filmed at Kjeller Airfield in Norway in August 2014. The album was recorded at Velvet Recording, Norway, in July 2014.
The Commander-In-Chief wants to thank this fantastic team;
World leading classical guitarist Craig Ogden, for accepting this challenge, and for recording a truly unique album!
OMNI Production´s camera man Oscar Birk and FlixFilm´s camera man Derek Bateman!
Goodrich Bespoke for some fantastic tailor made uniforms!
Makeup artist Chiara Guizzetti!
Hair stylist Iris Jamne!
Thore Thoresen and the rest of the people at Kjeller Airfield for their help!
Special thanks to A.E. Hagen, who produced, directed and edited the video!
Special thanks to violinist David Juritz for the private masterclasses during the preparations for the recording!
Many thanks to these find brands, who The Commander-In-Chief proudly endorses;
Ibanez Guitars, Laney Amplification, DR Strings, EMG Pickups, Audix Microphones, XVive Pedals, Jim Dunlop guitar picks, Stonecastle Pedalboards and Kinsman guitar cables.
The album was produced, engineered and mixed by James Mottershead.
Musical Director: Elisabeth Hagen.
Mastering by Stephen Marsh.
Recorded at Velvet Recording, Spydeberg, Norway in July 2014.
Craig Ogden had his 3rd number 1 album on the classical charts in the UK during the summer/fall of 2014. He has been nominated for Brit Awards several times and his debut album was Grammy nominated. He was recently featured as one of top 20 classical guitarists of all time by the prestigious ClassicFM radio and news site.
He is chief lecturer on Guitar at Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK.
The CIC has been featured as "1 of 10 modern guitar Gods", by Metal Hammer UK. Total Guitar Magazine said "she is changing the face of the shred stereotype!" Her historic guitar duel version of P. Sarasate´s Zigeunerweisen Op.20, was on "top 10 viral videos of 2013" in Guitar World Magazine. She has been a guest on major TV Talk shows and has been featured in magazines and on radios all over the world.
Paganini Cap. 24 The Commander-In-Chief & Craig Ogden