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Negative SPaces

Available Now on Destiny Records


All music composed by Cameron Mizell (BMI)

Cameron Mizell: Electric and Acoustic Guitars // Brad Whiteley: Hammond C3 Organ, Wurlitzer, Piano, Synth Bass, Fender Rhodes // Kenneth Salters: Drums, Tambourine, Triangle, Finger Chimes

Produced by Cameron Mizell // Recorded by George Shalda

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For press, contact Ann Braithwaite.
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"A program of painterly originals that uses sparseness and absence in artful, melodic ways. Rooted in an aesthetic of twangy Americana lines, swirling contemporary keyboards, and blustery hard-bop grooves, the guitarist and his colleagues slide gracefully between emotional extremes."
- Brian Zimmerman, DownBeat "Editors' Pick" Oct 2016
"Boasting an inviting sound and evincing a compelling dexterity in his original compositions, Brooklyn-based guitarist Cameron Mizell shapes Negative Spaces with rigor and variety. Mizell doesn't need words to show he's a great storyteller.
- Filipe Freitas,
"Mizell has a clean, precise tone and a versatility that brings to mind any number of other eclectic guitar slingers like Danny Gatton, Bill FrisellJohn Scofield, Link Wray andJoel Harrison. He can evoke a pastoral sunrise as well as a sweaty roadhouse and this trio format gives him a basic but flexible platform for strutting his stuff. He really deserves a lot of attention."
- Jerome Wilson,
"There's so much to appreciate on Negative Spaces thanks to the cohesion of group, its individual voices, and Mizell's song-oriented vision.
- Donald Elfman, The New York City Jazz Record

Solo Guitar Release


The first solo guitar recording by Cameron Mizell.


Combining improvisational jazz with traces of progressive rock and avant-garde experimentalism, Mizell explores the sounds of the dreaming and waking world. This is a thought-provoking work, one that lingers in the memory long after it has ceased spinning.
- Stacey Zering, No Depression


The album epitomizes a vast and inventive sonic encounter, an unconventional plunge into subliminal escape and mood-altering cognizance. Mizell superbly presents high technical proficiency, artistry, and melodic skills in this praiseworthy and tastefully hypnotic collection.
- Jim Olin, All About Jazz


Recorded July 6, 2015 by Ted Tuthill at Sear Sound, NYC, with Grant Valentine, assistant engineer. Mixed and mastered by George Shalda at Beardog Studios, Austin, TX. Design: Kadie Foppiano. Executive Producer: Mike Shields.

Special thanks to my wife, Jill.

Cameron Mizell: guitar, looper, and effects.

Compositions and improvisations by Cameron Mizell (BMI) except "These Sheets" by Cameron Mizell and Calley Bliss (BMI). 

All songs performed on solo guitar except "Alice" recorded as an overdubbed duet.


Cameron Mizell

For a complete bio, information about gear, and private lesson inquiries:

Freelance guitarist, educator, and music industry consultant, Cameron Mizell has built a reputation of consistent, quality professionalism. He performs frequently in New York City with a wide variety of ensembles, covering a wide variety of repertoire.

As a guitarist, Mizell has released four albums as a leader. His latest, The Edge Of Visibility, is his first solo recording of original compositions and in studio improvisations, utilizing looping and effects to create dynamic and unique tones. In October of 2016, Mizell will release his fifth album, Negative Spaces, featuring keyboardist Brad Whiteley and drummer Kenneth Salters.

Teaching private guitar and mandolin lessons has been a steady part of Mizell's routine for nearly 20 years. He has written lessons for his own website and Premier Guitar, and most regularly teaches on Skype, to students across the United States.

Mizell's experience at Universal Music Group's Verve Records, along with being an independent artist, has given him unique insight into the greater music industry. He has consulted for a variety of artists and labels, specializing in production and creative management. Currently he is working with a small, artist run jazz label, Destiny Records.



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Video + Photos

Improvising on the title tune of my new album, Negative Spaces. 

Playing my new Collings I-35 LC! Through a Vintage Sound Amps Vintage 20.