About Bill Cozzo

Philadelphia-area native Bill Cozzo has been playing guitar for over 20 years, starting in high school by teaching himself Beatles tunes on an old acoustic guitar. After taking time off to focus on career and start a family, Bill returned to playing in 2001 when he met up with the folks from Frantic Moon (a dance-rock cover band) and Creative Doubt (an eclectic, "improv-friendly" rock cover band).

Jan14

In his second chapter of this two-part piece, Bill Cozzo details the stages of choosing and then installing the right replacement pickups for his guitar. As usual, he gives us a wealth of detail and information, making something as intricate as the whole procedure a snap to understand and appreciate.

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Jul23

Mato Nanji, the incredible guitarist from the band Indigenous, chats with Guitar Noise contributor Bill Cozzo about recording the band’s latest CD, his guitars and amps, playing live, and aspects of the band’s career from early beginnings to playing with legends.

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Jul19

Bill Cozzo helps us get through the first step in choosing a new set of pickups – deciding what we want in the first place! And then knowing how to get what tone we desire from our guitar.

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May14

Patrick Cummings, President of Brian Moore Guitars, conducted an informal clinic at Coffey Music in Westminster, MD on Wednesday evening 30 April 2003 discussing the use of technology as a tool to inspire creativity and expand musical and professional opportunities for guitarists.

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Jan10

Bill Cozzo returns with the second installment of his lesson on quartal harmony. This piece includes a practical demonstration with All Along The Watchtower.

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Sep18

We’re fortunate that Bill Cozzo made his way to another concert in the DC area. It sounds like it was a terrific time. I’ve decided that if there’s ever a show I can’t get to, it might be a good idea to see if I can’t talk Bill into going.

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Sep07

In this series of lessons, we’ll explore a cool approach to accompanying (or comping) jazzy chord progressions.

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Aug19

Undeterred by mid-summer temperatures reaching into triple digits, Carlos Santana and his 10-member band treated a capacity crowd of 17,000+ to a scorching performance at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD on Friday night, August 2nd, 2002.

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