Members: Solo artist and guitar teacher www.erniecarletti.com
Ernie Carletti is a master guitarist who not only performs live , (currently with ICED EARTH ) but is a renowned instructor residing in Maryland, USA and instructing in diverse performance styles from classical to metal.
Mastering his craft beyond 17 years and teaching in excess of 14, Ernie's skills are currently in demand by 100 students weekly in the Elkton, MD and Wilmington, DE areas. In addition to personal student sessions, Ernie offers email, video and member download instruction to students world-wide via his website.
Ernie's live performance experience has traversed him through various regional bands including Mazkerade, Oversoul, Uforia, Scream Clan, Naughty Naughty, Slik Helvetika, and Blackball. Ernies phenomenal shredding prowess and genre stretching dexterity have made him a much sought after jam partner and session player throughout his career.
Ernie is deeply involved with the bands to which he contributes his immense talents and views them as important chapters in the life he paves as an artist while he continues to pursue his solo career on multiple levels.
Ernie was apprentice to guitar aficionado Greg Howe (Michael Jackson, NSYNC, Justin Timberlake) among others, whom he admires today as absolutely amazing. Ernie Carletti is proud to be sponsored by Bernie Rico Jr. Guitars, Gibson Gear, Voodoo Amps, Hot Picks USA, Damage Control, and Voodoo Lab.