“… high-energy romp through gospel, soul and funk-infused landscapes… ”
“A guitar that Sings! Show him nothin' but love...”
— William "Bootsy" Collins
“Atlanta’s AJ Ghent is one of the region’s most talented guitarists, slide or otherwise, and his skills are on full display on his new six-song EP, The Neo Blues Project.”
— Georgia Music
AJ Ghent [ j-ent ] - About
AJ Ghent [ j-ent ] fuses the sounds of his Singing Guitar with rock, blues, funk and pop into what he likes to call Neo Blues. The musical art produced has been classified as witty, energetic, soulful and funky, with messages of positivity, love and overcoming hardships.
He has had a colorful career thus far playing and opening for such legendary acts like Zac Brown, The Allman Brothers Band, Derek Trucks, Robert Cray, and Gov’t Mule. AJ was handpicked as an ambassador for the Southern Region of the US music and tourism divisions, performing at events in Canada and the UK. He can be heard on various recordings with Zac Brown, Luther Dickinson, and featured on Zac Brown’s 2013 Grohl Sessions Vol. 1 alongside Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters). AJ is also featured on the 2018 Starbucks Nation of US campaign , alongside John Legend, Allen Stone, Imagine Dragons and more.
AJ has touched the hearts of thousands worldwide with his Singing Guitar, becoming a viral sensation online, and taking music lovers on a true journey at live shows.
Ghent knows where his talent comes from and isn’t afraid to explore other sounds. His new album (released March 16, 2018) titled The Neo Blues Project is something different: A musical fusion form that takes art and skill to master, something that AJ has spent his whole life perfecting. The album debuted #7 on the Billboard Blues Charts on its release week.
AJ’s latest release- AJ Ghent Presents: Let the Guitar Sing (Live at American Sushi) is a live experience of AJ, his Singing Guitar and his band. The songs are filled with passion and musical healing. This album has been met with rave reviews and critical acclaim.