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New Visions Radio Promo - June 28, 2017

It was great to call in and talk about some upcoming shows with Mad Mike on The Hour of Madness. Wonderful music by Lewis Lymon, Max Middleton, Justin Jordan, and more.
Also, hear our performance of Van Halen's I'm The One and a sneak preview of another tribute.

NewVisionsRadio.com

Replays air Friday 3 AM for the night owls and Saturday 7 PM EDT

Upcoming Duos - June 25, 2017

I am excited to be performing in a variety of duos in the next few weeks.

June 30 Combo Combo w/Brett Niederman on bass
Sogo Denville NJ

July 19 Acoustic Guitar Duets w/Roc Warden
LIC Bar Long Island City NY

July 20 w/Mad Mike Cullens on percussion
Sogo Denville NJ

Forest Dance - May 28, 2017

New Single Forest Dance, by Leon Muhudinov and Mad Mike Cullens.
Available Now on iTunes, CDBaby, Google Play, Spotify and More.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/forest-dance-single/id1206244361 https://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/LeonMuhudinov https://www.amazon.com/Forest-Dance-Leon-Muhudinov-Cullens/dp/B06X6N8SL7 https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Leon_Muhudinov_Mad_Mike_Cullens_Forest_Dance?id=Bszblqazkls4ao5b5xv2amehw74 https://play.spotify.com/album/2UZpCHrXCQ82onSUpiEzC3?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open
Forest Dance is a free form improvisation I performed on electric sitar with Mad Mike Cullens on percussion. The piece was played during our recent interview and is now available. For fans of World Fusion, The Doors, The Grateful Dead, Psychedelic 60's/Beatles era, and those on a meditative journey looking to explore new exotic worlds.

Happy Spring! - April 15, 2017

Here is a FREE MP3 to keep your day in rhythm.

Download Floating Funk here:  http://adventuresofleonid.com/music.html

Spotify and More - April 7, 2017

If you are a Spotify user, you can follow me here:

Leon Muhudinov https://open.spotify.com/artist/2oMPBO9zHCArJZ2r7FZrg3

Adventures of Leonid https://open.spotify.com/album/1a9s1sCNAAqJ2iBZ0jNjIW

Versailles Records releases https://open.spotify.com/artist/6UJmIjfQFJTZtDcXJlcIBw

 

If not, it's okay!

You can find me on iTunes Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon

From Brazil - March 15, 2017

A new review of an old release.  Marcelo Trotta of Progressive Rock and Metal recently reviewed my 2003 solo record, Tasty Guitar Treats.

“tracks are performed only on the acoustic guitar, and invite the listener to enter a world of soft chords, gentle plucking, and introspective feelings, that converge to create a kind of inspiring music. If the Classical “The Color of Travel” (2:23) elevates the soul with its scholar style, it is “Nostalgia Waltz” (4:43) that brings peace of mind with its romantic, nostalgic mood. And the long-lasting “Life” (11:11) – only available on the physical CD – is a true masterpiece: a nuanced and transcendental piece that reverberates against a New-Age background, instilled with a profoundly spiritual nature. This beautiful album by Leon Muhudinov is a rewarding surprise in the Instrumental Music scene, and I shall strongly recommend it for fans of Acoustic Guitar, as played by “Gordon Giltrap”, “Steve Hackett”, “Steve Howe”, “Ritchie Blackmore”, “Al Di Meola”, “Paco de Lucía”, “Yamandu Costa”, “The Ventures”, “California Guitar Trio”, “Sam Coulson”, and ...

 

Read the full review here: http://www.progressiverockbr.com/previews2017.htm

November Rain - March 4, 2017

Combo Combo & Emily Pfeiffer perform an instrumental version of the Guns N' Roses classic, November Rain.  This was arranged as a special request last summer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dK-nDYIe6Y

Interview Link - February 27, 2017

It was a pleasure being on The Hour of Madness show. If you missed it, you can check it out here: 

http://www.newvisionsradio.com/2014-02-26-19-59-03/the-hour-of-madness

Leon Radio Interview Tonight - February 15, 2017

Tune in to www.NewVisionsRadio.com Tonight Feb 15, 8 pm (Eastern)

I will be joining my friend Mad Mike Cullens for an interview on his show, The Hour of Madness.  The show will also feature my tracks and our collaborations.

Romantic Gift for You - February 14, 2017

Looking for a soundtrack to serenade that special someone?

FREE DOWNLOAD of Romance Anonimo for the month of February  http://adventuresofleonid.com/music.html

 

Happy Valentines Day

Happy New Year! - January 26, 2017

New Year. New Look.  Check out the new website design with updated store, videos, info and more.

2016 was another eclectic year including Renaissance concert to country jazz duo Combo Combo, the weekly Groov cafe solo gigs, Garden State Opera performance, and Deep Purple tribute.

Looking forward to another fun year of adventures!

Happy Holidays - December 26, 2016

Combo Combo performs the classic, Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer, inspired by Tom Doyle and Chet Atkins.

. https://youtu.be/kiDjudQI6Dw

New Halloween Video! - October 31, 2016

Here is our new prog rock video of the Munsters Theme.  Happy Halloween!

FREE MP3s Halloween Download!! - October 15, 2016

Download 2 FREE MP3 guitar instrumental tracks Ghost Town and Forbidden here:  

http://adventuresofleonid.com/music.html

Combo Combo Performing November Rain by Guns N' Roses - September 5, 2016

Here is a new clip of the Gn'R classic November Rain performed by Combo Combo with Emily Hsu on violin

http://combocomboduo.wixsite.com/jazz

New Photos from Combo Combo - August 15, 2016

Visit  our  Facebook.com/ComboComboDuo and website to see new photos, videos, and updates.

Stay in touch!

Flute and Guitar - June 2, 2016

Thanks for having us at 1867 Santuary and thank you to those who attended. We had a lot of fun performing beautiful pieces at such a nice venue.  We look forward to seeing you at more shows soon.

For some concert footage, please visit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu_QbrXvh1E  set 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEjNM96XvVQ  set 2

Leon at Groov Cafe Every Saturday - May 10, 2016

Brunch with Leon every Saturday 1030 am to 230 pm.

Enjoy nutritious, delicious vegetarian/vegan food, smoothies, juices and your favorite tunes.  Classical, jazz, Latin, funk, Beatles, Doors, Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Santana, and more!

Show Dates from April to August! - April 27, 2016

The weather is getting nice and more public shows are on the way.  These include solo performances, Combo Combo Duo, and Flute and Guitar ensemble.  

For more info, please go to: http://adventuresofleonid.com/calendar.html

Hope to see you there!

Phish Show - February 23, 2016

Thank you all for coming out and packing Groov Cafe for our tribute to Phish show.  Combo Combo had a blast performing their prog rock/jazz fusion/jam band epic tunes from Junta and more.

Hope to see you at the next show!

Adventures of Leonid on Deep Purple Tribute - December 8, 2015

We are excited to be a part of the upcoming Deep Purple Tribute to be released by Versailles Records in 2016.  The Adventures of Leonid recorded the iconic "Highway Star" as part of the compilation.

Guitars, bass, organ machine, production:  Leon Muhudinov

Drums, production: Mad Mike Cullens (Mick Taylor, Chuck Berry)

Vocals: Michael Mazzarella (The Rooks)

Other Vocals:  Mike Sanders (Toxik)

Combo Combo Website - November 14, 2015

Combo Combo duo has a new website with info, reviews, photos, sample set list, and more.

Click here to see it

Also, find us on https://www.facebook.com/ComboComboDuo

Queen Tribute - October 5, 2015

Leon and the Adventures of Leonid will be participating in We Will Rock You:  A Tribute to Queen to be released by Versailles Records in 2016.

The Adventures of Leonid performed the Freddie Mercury written song, "I'm Going Slightly Mad".

Thumbtack Guitar Teacher Spotlight - September 29, 2015

Thumbtack recently published my story about my teaching services in their Pro Spotlight section

 

      

Apartheid Documentary "The Other Man" Premiere - August 10, 2015

 

A while back, I collaborated with a composer who was working on a score for a film "The Other Man", about FW de Klerk, South Africa’s last Apartheid president and the man who unbanned the ANC and released Nelson Mandela.
He needed a few scenes with an exotic charango sound for ambience and I happened to have a charango I purchased in Peru. It's kind of like an Andean mandolin.  
"The Other man" is a documentary that offers fascinating insights into why a man who came from a conservative Afrikaner background, took such a bold step.  This documentary also probes the relationship between De Klerk and Mandela.
You can read more about the film, the director's perspective, and reviewshere http://www.enca.com/south-africa/other-man
 
The film will premiere in South Africa on eENCA News Television. 
International documentary, The Other Man, directed and written by Nicolas Rossier and co-produced with Naashon Zalk, will air on eNCA at the following times:
THURSDAY 30 JULY – 9:15 PM
FRIDAY 31 JULY – 9:15 AM
SATURDAY 1 AUGUST – 1:15 PM
SUNDAY 2 AUGUST – 8:45 PM
MONDAY 3 AUGUST – 2:45 PM
WEDNESDAY 5 AUGUST – 11:15 AM
THURSDAY 6 AUGUST – 10:15 PM
- eNCA

 

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