Guitar player, composer and arranger

car3939 (Giancarlo JC Parma) is an Italian IT Software Engineer with the passion about guitar and music composition. He has released two Solo Album, “Rock Places” (self-released September 2017) and “Walking” (self-released May 2018).

He began playing the guitar at the age of 12. After two years of self-study, he attended a G. Govoni (an Italian jazz guitar player) guitar course.

In 2006 he started the car3939 youtube channel primarly focused about rock classic guitar covers.

In 2012 he founded the rock cover band JCBand as lead guitarist.

In 2017 he started to release instrumental rock guitar compositions. His debut album is “Rock Places“, released in September 2017. All tunes recorded at home with Kramer 84 Reissue Guitar, Ibanez Soundgear Bass, Focusrite Scarlett Solo, Reaper DAW, Amplitube Custom Shop and MT Power Drum Kit. All instruments played by car3939. All mixing and mastering performed by car3939.

In May 2018 he released the album “Walking“. All tunes recorded at home with Kramer 84 Reissue Guitar, Ibanez Soundgear Bass, Focusrite Scarlett Solo, Reaper DAW, Amplitube Custom Shop and MT Power Drum Kit. Only the tune “Fluido” were recorded with Fendere Stratocaster American Vintage ’62. All instruments played by car3939. Furthermore in the tune “Fluido” the keyboards were played by Bruno Mazzacurati (JCBand keyboard player). All mixing and mastering performed by car3939.

car3939’s influences:
Eddie Van Halen
Jimmy Page
Jimi Hendrix
The Edge
Stevie Ray Vaughan
David Gilmour
Carlos Santana
Andy Summers
Eric Clapton
Johnny Marr
Ritchie Blackmore
Nile Rodgers
Steve Vai

car3939’s equipment:
Kramer ’84 Reissue
Fender Stratocaster American Vintage ’62
Ovation Pinnacle 3712
Ibanez Soundgear Bass
Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 36 Head
tc Electronic PolyTune 3
Fulltone Clyde Standard Wah
Boss CS-3
Ibanez Ts808
Fulltone Fat Boost FB-3
tc Electronic The Dreamscape
Boss DD-3
tc Electronic Hall of Fame Reverb