About

Marcus Jidell is a guitar player, producer, studio engineer and multi instrumentalist born and raised in Stockholm Sweden.

At an early age he started to take cello classes and to study classical singing. A few years later he picked up the guitar to learn modern music,  influenced by players like: Yngwie Malmsteen, Leslie West ,Chuck Berry, Ritchie Blackmoore, Johnny Winter, Jimi Hendrix, Carl Perkins, Mark Knopfler, Joe Satriani, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis, David Gilmour, Gary More, Jerry Douglas, Angus Young, Albert King and B.B.King.

Always driven by a big passion for music Marcus has never stopped being curious and is always trying to increase his understanding for different changers and musical expressions.

 

Marcus Jidell is today a member of Avatarium, Soen and The Doomsday Kingdom.

Bands

Soen, Avatarium, The Doomsday Kingdom,  Evergrey, Royal Hunt

Session Live Musician

Astrakhan, Soen, Candlemass, Krux, Bernie Marsden, Pain, Lee Kerslake, Micky Moody.
Bruce Kulik , E-type, Grand Jam

Marcus Jidell uses

Gibson, Fender, Caparison
Marshall Amplifiers
Olsson Amps    http://olssonamps.com
Seymour Duncan pickups
Tommy Folkesson Raptor
xotic pedals
http://www.guitarlabs.se
Marcus Jidell