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Michael André Fath (born November 8, 1952 in Washington, DC) is a critically acclaimed /award-winning  guitarist and record producer from Loudoun County, Virginia. Michael has two children, Jade Arden Fath and Sierra Marie Fath.
He has been a member of the rock bands Wizzard, Orphan, King Dazzle and the Cherry People; and during his subsequent solo career has released nearly 30 instrumental solo albums. He has released numerous guitar instructional videos as well, including the acclaimed Rock Guitar Project.
Best known for his wide array of guitar recordings primarily in the progressive instrumental rock genre (and including straight-ahead jazz, fusion, blues, country, bluegrass and classical), his career began receiving serious national and international attention in the early 80’s. He has been favorably compared to some of the best rock guitarists in the world such as: Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen and Edward Van Halen; with like acclaim to other infamous talents: Danny Gatton, Joe Pass, and Doc Watson. Michael is now actively involved with his current rock instrumental group, and producing new acts, along with developing a major rock/vocal project.
Michael Andre Fath is also a published novelist: "The Girls of Yesterday" and "The Village Squires -Tales of Mayhem and Revenge", and poet: "Reflections of Darkness and Light" <iUniverse, Inc., Bloomington>. Fath was also a published columnist;
- Guitar for the Practicing Musician Magazine, June, 1989
- Washington DC Area Music Awards, best instrumentalist, 1987, ’88, ’89, ’95
- Modern Guitars Magazine Online
- Guitar Player Magazine, July 1983
- The Hartford Planet Magazine, Apr 29 1993
- Guitar World Magazine, October 1990
- The Washington Post, Oct 13, 1995
- The Washington Post, Nov 15, 1996
- 1990-’95 Guitar World/Guitar School Magazines, Harris Publishing, New York City; 1991-’93 Guitarist Magazine, Music Maker Publishing, Cambridgeshire, England; Oct 18, 1994, The Washington Times, Washington, DC; Jun 2002, Nov 2003, Music Monthly Magazines, Baltimore, MD