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Josh Maxey is based in Denver, CO. You’ll find 10+ albums under his name (Apple Music/Spotify/Bandcamp) and on NYC jazz label, Miles High Records. His music has been played around the world on jazz radio and positively received by jazz critics. Josh teaches full time one on one online private lessons and group classes as a part of his Guitar Heads School. Classes currently offered: Modes 1.0 & 2.0, Core Changes 1.0 & 2.0, Guitar Heads Modes 1.0 & 2.0, Beginners Theory, and Jazz Guitar Heads. Josh created and curates Phish Guitar Heads, an online guitar study community with 2800+ members. 

Maxey Archtops partners with Phred Instruments to design and release a hand made to order line of guitars. The guitars are fine luthier made instruments featuring hand carved tops, backs and bent sides in the tradition of the very best archtop guitars in history. 

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I am very happy to share that I am a featured artist for Phred Instruments. Check out the site, http://phredinstruments.com to see the DockStar model I play. I am a big fan of the guitars and happy to be a part of the Phred family, taboot! See the Artist Feature _here_.

Celebration of Soul

Josh Maxey

Celebration of Soul is the 10th album recorded in three years with 20 musicians documenting 50 original compositions. It is the first album to be released on a label, NYC's Miles High Records.
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Happy to annouce that I am now a D'Angelico Artist along with Bob Weir, Kurt Rosenwinkel and many other amazing musicians. Their guitars are wonderful and inspiring to play. Happy and grateful to be connected to D'Angelico. 


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"Add Josh Maxey to the long list of guitarists who have changed the music itself. His tenth CD in the last three years is enlarging the vocabulary for six-stringed jazz...it's the more reflective moments that give one pause to consider Maxey as a potential great."

Mike Greenblatt
Classicalite.com


"About that project… with the goal of recording six albums in a twelve month span, Maxey has offered up a series of remarkable sets, distinguishable from one another, yet clearly springing from the same creative source.  Differentiation, yet maintaining cohesion.

Modern jazz that’s clearly beholden to the blues, Maxey has carved out a nice little corner of the music world with his identifiable sound."

Dave Sumner
BirdistheWorm.com
Allaboutjazz.com



"Sophisticated yet demure...even sublime at times, Maxey has embodied the culture of his experiences into a captivating collection that reinvents the wheel, over and over again. This is one collection of beauty & art through jazz that will not disappoint. Even the most critical of ears will find that this is a must have."

Cicily Janus
Aurthor, The New Face of Jazz