Felix Salazar

Born in Los Angeles, California, Felix Salazar  is a composer, photographer, guitarist and the director of Los Angeles Electric 8.
He received an M.F.A. in Composition from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and a B.A. in Commercial Music from California State Polytechnic University Pomona. With his arrangements, compositions and composer commissions for the Electric 8, Salazar aims to expose fans of the electric guitar to innovative and inspiring music. 
He specializes in guitar photography working with Guild Guitars, Guitar Salon International and Cordoba Guitars. Felix also produces and promotes performances in Los Angeles, working with production companies & venues: Red Bull Music Academy, Red Bull Radio, The New York Guitar Festival, Rum & Humble, Spaceland Presents, The Echo & Echoplex, dublab, SASSAS, The Regent Theater, KJAZZ 88.1 FM, Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series, Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival, World Festival of Sacred Music and the Hollywood Bowl. 
Since 2012, he has been a member of FeatherWolf, an instrumental progressive rock group that mixes dense melodies with the love of retro video game music. http://www.featherwolf.org
He is also member of the improvisation group Doctor9: https://soundcloud.com/doctor9primarycare
In his free time, he also maintains microcosms of various tropical plant and aquatic life.
MFA in Composition, CalArts, 2006
BA in Commercial Music, Cal Poly Pomona, 2002
Photo by: Carl Pocket