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Ian C. Bouras
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  • New York, NY
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Rejuvenation by Ian C. Bouras

I'm often inspired by nature, and the changes in seasons, so this was an idea I started experimenting with, to paint a sonic picture of the melting snow, and...
Apr 4
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Piecing Together A Shattered Heart by Ian C. Bouras

This is a video of me performing a piece I wrote. I'm using a Fender Strat with Stringjoy strings, and an Earthquaker Devices Avalanche Run, for reverb. The ...
Mar 15
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Ian C. Bouras experimenting with the harmonic minor & gypsy scales

A short video of me trying the harmonic minor, and gypsy, scales at The Utica Brews open mic! Because of my Ataxia, my fingers don't always wind up where I w...
Mar 12
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Ian C. Bouras live at Starry Nites Cafe at Starry Nites Cafe 696 University Ave, Rochester, New York 14607

April 22, 2017 from 8pm to 10pm
A great opportunity to catch an intimate performance, by Ian, after his discussion at The House of Guitars about his unique looping style! Join Ian, enjoy the wonderful food, and beverages, Starry Nites Cafe has to offer, and enjoy an evening of relaxing music, performed live by Ian C. Bouras:)See More
Mar 5
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IAN C. BOURAS LIVE AT THE ABILITIES EXPO at New Jersey Convention & Expo Center 97 Sunfield Avenue Edison, New Jersey 08837

May 6, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm
Ian C. Bouras returns to perform at the 2017 Abilities Expo at The National Ataxia Foundation booth. Want to add an exciting new activity to your life? Abilities Expo showcases a wide range of special events that not only entertain, they also give you the opportunity to test your own skill, expand your interests and find out how you can become involved in your local area, then you might want to come to the Abilities Expo. There are many (…See More
Feb 27
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Ian - Utica Brews - February 17 2017

Some cool guitar sounds!
Feb 18
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Ian C. Bouras playing Love Exists Elsewhere

A video of me playing my composition "Love Exists Elsewhere". I am using a Fender Strat, with Stringjoy strings, tuned to D, G, C, G, A, D, through an Earthq...
Feb 14
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Ian - Utica Brews - February 10 2017

Some neat guitar stuffs.
Feb 12
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Ian C. Bouras performs another part of "A Chipmunk's Interpretation of Space"

A video of me playing one part, of four, of my composition of "A Chipmunk's Interpretation of Space". I am using an Epiphone Sheraton, with Stringjoy strings...
Jan 31
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The making of Absence by Ian C. Bouras

The making of my next CD, Absence, explaining why, and how, I'm doing what I'm doing it! I was diagnosed with something called Ataxia, a relatively unknown n...
Jan 7
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Direction - live looping (demo)

A demo of a song from my upcoming CD, Absence:) -Video Upload powered by
Dec 14, 2016

Ian Charles Bouras is a guitarist and producer from New York City.Ian was nominated by Billboard Magazine to be among the top songwriters in 2004 and 2005 for his work with AñaVañA.Since receiving his audio engineering degree, Ian has produced, mixed, and played guitar and bass on records in all genres from rock to spoken word, and is now working as a freelance audio engineer.Ian produced, played guitar, bass, and mixed AñaVañA’s second release entitled "R*U*B" (2005), which was called: “Sophisticated and musically brilliant… a magnetic hybrid of music… a refreshing 2nd full length record… a distinct sound-from shy to outright strident” --- RACHEL ROKICKI (The Deli Magazine)His first solo release on SDMP Records, entitled “A Cure For Reality” (2007), has Ian producing, playing guitar, keys, bass, programming drums, and mixing, and earned him attention from music fans and critics alike: “A surprisingly unique and fresh sound. Artists like this are responsible for the evolution of musical genres." --- Blips and BeepsIan's second release was, "By Company They Mean Me", and is the only "digital-only" release for SDMP Records, and is described as "epic orchestral music with classical guitars", a unique blend of electronic and live music, which delighted fans, and critics, alike: "There are a lot of nice layers of simple melodies that intersect in epic, tragic waves." --- The Music SnobHis third release release, "The Certainty Of Being Found", finds Ian experimenting further with the mix of dub reggae with spanish and classical guitars, and earned Ian much critcal acclaim: "could easily heralded as the quintessential ambient composer but there is so much more to his music." --- Vents MagazineIan's newest release, "Two Sides To Every Sunset", displays Ian's unique mix of reggae with Spanish guitars, and electronica. With the addition of 3 reconstructed tracks, it also shows his ability to remix songs.Ian is continuing work as an engineer on several projects to be released throughout 2015, including a DVD, and is in pre-production for his next solo offering.To learn more about Ian or SDMP Records, please visit:

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Guitarist Ian C. Bouras pushes aside Ataxia with new String Endorsement and Upcoming Gigs

Posted on September 29, 2015 at 1:41pm 0 Comments

Bouras forges his own unique musical path, inspires others while bringing awareness to his rare neurological disorder

Guitarist Ian C. Bouras, who has publicly challenged his rare and progressive neurological disorder, Ataxia, has landed a new string endorsement deal with StringJoy and announced two upcoming gigs in New York State.

With Ataxia, Bouras is dealing with a condition that contributes to the deterioration of his coordination, affecting his ability to play the guitar…


Ian C. Bouras Begins Preproduction On His First Unique Live Looping DVD Absence

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 3:51pm 0 Comments

A New York musician named Ian C Bouras is making waves in the music scene. With a pioneering new twist, he starts this week by laying down the foundations of his new live looping DVD.

With an impressive background in music, Ian has become more than just a musician. Acting as a one man band, Ian has learnt to produce, perform and fine tune every aspect of a music performance- He can even perform this live.

With his latest…


Ian C. Bouras Showcases His Diverse Music Style On His New Album Release Pieces of the Past!

Posted on June 25, 2015 at 5:04pm 0 Comments

As native of New York City, Ian C. Bouras is best known for his work with the reggae/rock outfit known as AñaVañA. After serving as the band's touring guitarist, Bouras received an audio engineering degree, which allowed him to better understand his craft and exercise his creative ability. A few years ago, Bouras was diagnosed with a rare and relatively unknown neurological condition known as Ataxia, which inhibits coordination. Because the condition has left Bouras unable…


Ian C. Bouras Showcases His Diverse Music Style On His New Album Release!

Posted on June 3, 2015 at 9:23pm 0 Comments

Ian C. Bouras Showcases His Diverse Music Style On His New Album Release!

Nominated by Billboard Magazine as one of the top songwriters of 2004 and 2005, Ian C. Bouras is a multi-instrumentalist and renowned session guitarist. Having worked with icons in various genres of music, Bouras’ music is best described as electronica, that incorporates elements of world music genres including Spanish classical guitar, reggae, and American jazz. The result is “Pieces Of…


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At 1:59am on December 30, 2009, Signe Miranda said…
Funny video and song - American Idle:)
At 1:14am on December 28, 2009, Brian Allossery said…
Hi Ian- Welcome to the Lazy Poets!




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