Guess Who I Saw Today

Rhonda Thomas made her name as the principal background vocalist in the Isaac Hayes band for several years until his death. She is equally skilled in the R&B and jazz styles. Michael Coppola plays a self-invented 9-string guitar. He has been described as “sounding like no one else on the planet” (Jim Fisch, 20th Century Magazine). Together they are a magical voice/guitar duo a la Joe/Ella and Tuck/Patti, yet with a flair and...

New Impressions

Straight ahead jazz with an individual approach; “A mixture of precision and beauty…totally unique..extremely difficult intervallic stretches and alluring complex sonorities…terrific.” – Jim Fisch, 20th Century Guitar Magazine Click here to listen to “New Impressions”

Solo Acoustic Monster Guitar

Difficult pieces: Flight Of The Bumblebee, Cliffs Of Dover, Tiger Rag, and other Monster Guitar Pieces. Michael Coppola invented the “Hydra” 9-string tuning and technique and continues to pioneer this amazing guitar with this CD. Click here to listen to “Solo Acoustic Monster Guitar”

Voicings in My Head

Michael Coppola’s current release “Voicings in My Head” is an innovative and inspiring collection of Jazz Standards. Coppola is an exceptionally gifted and virtuosic guitarist. He plays a nine-stringed semi-hollow guitar, carefully crafted by luthier James DeCava, and aptly named the Hydra after the nine-headed mythological creature. This allows Coppola to create beautifully conceived pianistic chord voicings and lush cascading legato...

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