Guitarist & Music Producer
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About

George Solonos (b. 1982) is a Greek/Australian Guitarist, Music Producer, Arranger and Songwriter. His professional career and accomplishments in the International Music industry count more than 13 years. He has collaborated with some of the most acclaimed artists in the world including Tommy Lee, Scott Humphrey, Quincy Jones, Vinnie Colaiuta, Boy George, George Doering, John Themis, Antony Costa (Blue) and Desislava.

He is featured in many successful artists' albums such as Methods of Mayhem's - "A Public Disservice Announcement", "WolfPakk" (an all-star project featuring Iron Maiden's Blaze Bailey, Paul Di-Anno, and Judas Priest's Tim "Ripper" Owens), and Chantz's Album "Stories of Me" to name a few. He shared the stage with legendary rock bands such as Whitesnake, Anathema, Paradise Lost and Katatonia. In 2012 he went on to form the successful alternative rock band Marianne's Wish, for which he is the producer, composer, guitarist and music director. Releasing two original albums to date, Marianne's Wish won the National HARD ROCK Battle of the Bands competition and toured the US and UK.

Solonos has performed and/or contributed to the soundtrack for feature films such as "Operator" (USA, 2015, starring Mischa Barton, Luke Goss and Ving Rhames), "The Smoke" (UK, 2014), "Gagarin, First in Space" (Russia, 2013), "Conveyor Belt" (Cyprus, 2015), "Short Fuse" (Greece, 2015), "All that Jam" (Russia, 2015), the documentary "Beloved Days" (Cyprus, 2015) and "Bereave" (USA, 2015, starring Malcolm McDowell and Jane Seymour). He has also contributed as guitarist and vocalist in the short film "Out of Sight" (2015), winner of the 1st Prize for Best National Film at the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus. His latest work as film composer is featured in the Hungarian short film "DonkeyXote" (2015, starring Ary Katz). More details available on his IMDB Profile.

George's academic qualifications include an awarded distinction for Masters Degree in Music Production (Leeds College of Music, UK) and Diploma in Guitar Jazz Studies. He is endorsed by PRS Guitars, Freshman Acoustic Guitars, Steve Clayton USA and Fractal Audio.

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Music

Selected album releases

Selected music samples

  1. Marianne's Wish: "Another Machine"
  2. Tribe Solar: "My Supernova"
  3. DropTheEye: "Budapest"
  4. Extra Curricular: "Here We Go"
  5. Amarina: "Testing 1,2,3"
  6. DropTheEye: "Thank You"
  7. Sulphur Generation: "Wish I Could Cry"
  8. ZTF feat. Ghetto Flex: "Coconut Man"
  9. Marianne's Wish: "Say it Right" (cover)
  10. Chantz: "Let the Good Times Roll"
  11. Extra Curricular: "Rain"(sample)
  12. Methods of Mayhem: "Talk me off the ledge"
  13. Marianne's Wish: "Silent Symphony"
  14. Boy George: "Do you Really Want to Hurt Me" (Remix)
  15. John Waugh: "Smoke and Mirrors"

This playlist features samples of George Solonos' work as a music producer, composer and/or guitarist. More details on his collaborations with various artists are available here. Highlights include:

AS A PRODUCER: George has collaborated with Boy George for the remix of Culture Club's No.1 hit song "Do you really want to hurt me" (Track 14).

AS A GUITARIST: George has collaborated with Motley Crue's Tommy Lee and producer Scott Humphrey for a Methods of Mayhem album. See video. He also played in Chantz's album, "Stories of Me", that features the track "Let the Good Times Roll", produced and arranged by Quincy Jones (Track 10).

AS A COMPOSER: George co-wrote and co-produced Amarina's first studio album, of which the song "Kathe Fora" made it to the Top 10 in Greece in 2001. Another song he wrote and produced for Amarina is featured here (Track 5).

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Services offered:


* Music Production

* Music for film/media

* Composing

* Arranging

* Recording

* Mixing

* Mastering

* Live performances

* Sound engineer services (studio and live)

* Online/in-studio session guitar work for film/media

Specialized in genres ranging from Rock and Metal to Pop, Dance, House, Electronic and Acoustic.

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