Since 1998, Virginia based guitarist JD Bradshaw has recorded four instrumental rock guitar CDs on his own independent record label “Acacia Entertainment”: Caught in the Act, The Essence of Existence, 3rd Time Around, and Waiting at the Finish Line.
These releases have brought forth music product endorsements, airplay and interviews on FM and Internet radio stations from around the world, live performance opportunities, positive CD reviews, and exposure in national music magazines and newspapers. Some of JD’s hard rocking instrumentals have been heard on the 2006 Spring Beak episode of the MTV show “Date my mom”, Dee Sniders “House Of Hair” commercials, Emperor Multimedia CD-Roms “The Polishing Of Metal & The Recorded History Of Heavy Metal”, Versailles Records “Race Track Rock Volume 1, 2 and 3”, ROGG TV videos, and several rock and metal cd compilations.
You can also find his music on all of the major download sites such as Amazon, CD Baby, CD Universe, and Spotify. He is an established solo artist, a private guitar instructor, a session player, and performs regularly in regional and national working bands as much as possible.
JD is endorsed by the following brands: PRS Guitars, Big Bends, Hardwire Extreme Performance Pedals, Digitech, Sfarzo Strings, Hot Picks USA, Godlyke Dist. Inc, Intex cables.
JD’s musical influences are: Yngwie Malmsteen,Ted Nugent, Billy Gibbons, Michael Schenker, Randy Rhoads, Ace Frehley, Gary Richrath and Jimi Hendrix.