Terry Carter

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Terry Carter is a Los Angeles based guitarist, producer and songwriter. Some of Terry’s credits include work with Weezer, Josh Groban, 2 time Grammy winner composer Chris Tin (Calling All Dawns, Lilo & Stitch 2, X2: X-Men United), bassist/songwriter Duff McKagen (Guns n' Roses/Velvet Revolver), producer Charles Goodan (Santana, Rolling Stones). As a composer Terry has written tracks for MTV (Trippin’, Wildboyz, and The Real World), Puma, and wrote the theme song for the North Iowa Outlaws, a professional hockey team. Terry is the creator and author of the Rock Like The Pros guitar book series that is currently being used at colleges throughout Los Angeles, including Santa Monica College, Los Angeles Trade Tech College, LA City College, Cypress College, and Chaffey College. The series includes a Beginning Class Guitar Method, a Intermediate Class Guitar Method, 12 Beginning Fingerstyle Meditatio’s, and coming soon Advanced Class Guitar Method and 12 Intermediate Fingerstyle Meditatio's. For more information and sample check out www.rocklikethepros.com. Terry and Steve Trovato have co-written 2 Blues Books/DVD's for Alfred Publishing including Beginning Blues Guitar Lead and Beginning Blues Guitar Rhythm. As a producer Terry has worked and recorded with Ron Eschete, Grant Geissman, Larry Koonse, Pete Christlieb, Frank Potenza, Bruce Forman, Tim May, Carl Verheyen, John Pisano, Putter Smith, Tom Ranier, Joe Bagg, Zildjian, iPerform3D, Wirechoir and Ocean Tribe. Terry received a Masters of Music in Studio/Jazz Guitar Performance from University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Music from San Diego State University, with an emphasis in Jazz Studies and Music Education. Terry teaches at the University of Southern California, Santa Monice College, Cypress College, Los Angeles City College, and Los Angeles Trade Tech College.

LBC Wrecking Crew

Here it is folks, the Terry Carter annual L.A. Christmas Album, although this one was recorded at my new studio in Long Beach. As always it's been an awesome experience seeing my friends and fellow musicians come together to make this album happen.  This years tunes include:
1. This Christmas*
2. Frosty The Snowman*
3. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Delaney Shelton - VOX, Heather Carter - Flute)
4. Auld Lang Syne**
5. Christmas Time Is The Happiest Time (by Terry Carter) (Bryan Baker - Flute, Sam Ross - Piano, Terry Carter - Bass)
6. God Rest You Merry Gentlemen*
7. White Christmas (vox Terry Carter)
8. Joy To The World (TC & The Tomcats: Steve Trovato - Guitar, John Atkinson - Drums, Terry Carter - Bass)

* This Christmas, Frosty The Snowman, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen performed by LBC Wrecking Crew (Brandon Baker - Sax, Bryan Baker - Sax/Flute, Sam Ross - Piano, Max Cogert - Drums, Nic Gonzalez - Bass, Terry Carter - Guitar). This Christmas and Frost The Snowman arranged by Sam Ross

**Auld Lang Syne performed by:  (Brandon Baker - Sax, Bryan Baker - Sax/Flute, Sam Ross - Piano, Max Cogert - Drums, Terry Carter - Bass)

- All other songs arranged by Terry Carter

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We Three Kings

Wirechoir - LET IT SNOW

Carol of the Bells

TC & The Tomcats

7 String Guitar Geniuses


Terry's TV Debut

Wirechoir featuring Nick Mancini

What is Wirechoir?

I Surrender (feat. Pete Christlieb)

Four (feat. Ron Eschete)

Giant Steps (feat. Pete Christlieb)

TC & The Tomcats

Got My Mojo Working


Red House

The Thrill Is Gone