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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: www.sdmprecords.com
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…Continue
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…
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…Continue
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…Continue