Official winner of the 2017 STUDIO JAMS INTERNATIONAL INSPIRATION AWARDS as “Most Inspiring Guitarist”
Guitar Player // Recording Artist Soren Reiff
I’ve been professional guitar player for more than 25 years. I have been playing in house bands on TV, on tons of sessions and major tours and also been working as Musical Director live and on TV-shows.
Albums: “Funky Flavas”, “Miss you” and “Gratitude”
I’ve released three albums as a recording artist – all three are featuring a killer cast of jazz, funk and fusion greats. This includes Jimmy Haslip, David Garfield, Gary Novak, Michito Sanchez, Mike Stern, Will Lee, Steve Ferrone, Ricky Lawson among others.
Musical Director on TV-shows
I’ve been working as musical director on numerous of TV-shows. This have led me to play with stars like Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Mark King and many more. Since then I’ve also been composing and producing music and tracks for tv, radio and albums.
Professional guitar player
Before I started working as a producer and Musical Director, I worked as a professional guitar player. This includes tons of sessions, major tours and in housebands on hundreds of TV-shows (“Husk lige tandbørsten” a Danish version of “Don’t forget your toothbrush” and “Meyerheim & co.” a Danish version of “The Late night show”).
My books: “Reiffs riffs” & “Reiffs rytmer”
In 2004 I had my debut as a writer with my first book “Reiffs riffs”, concerning how to play guitar solos – now I’ve got five books published. Four of them are about guitar playing – two on soloing and two on rhythm playing. My fifth book is about the music industry and tips on how to do a good career in the business.
Sample library: “Funkguitarist”
I’ve also been involved in a guitar-sample library together with Thomas Scarbee for Native Instruments called “Funkguitarist”. Here I’ve played all the samples and was part of the team developing the product. So if you need some funky rhythm guitar parts you can always look after this plugin or call me for a session
I’ve played live, on tv or recorded with: Robert Palmer, Randy Crawford, David Sanborn, Chaka Khan, Mike Stern, David Garfield, Eric Marienthal, Rick Braun, Toots Thielemans, Tracy Silverman, Michael Ruff, Michael Brecker and many more. If you want even more information on this, please go to the menu bar for a full list.
You’ll find my Danish speaking YouTube channel here