Tuesday, October 7, 2008


JerryC , also known by his English name Jerry Chang, is a guitarist and composer. He is best known for his song "", a rock arrangement of Johann Pachelbel's . He began playing the guitar at the age of 17, and the piano before age 15. His style is influenced by classical music, guitarists, as well as melodic metal bands such as Helloween and L'Arc~en~Ciel.

Canon Rock

His most famous work, "", became an internet sensation after South Korean guitarist Jeong-Hyun Lim performed a cover version in 2005. The song has garnered much media attention; his rendition has been featured on newspapers, blogs, television shows and radios worldwide. The video can be seen and downloaded on his official website, along with his many other musical endeavors.

Chang was featured in the profiles section of the January 2007 issue of ''Guitar World'' magazine, along with a tab transcription of "Canon Rock" in the featured songs sections.

At the height of its popularity, "Canon Rock" was one of the top 10 downloaded guitar s on the Ultimate Guitar Archive, and currently is one of the most viewed videos on the popular website YouTube.

Recording contract

Chang has signed a recording contract with Taiwanese label HIM International Music. Although no official announcement was made by HIM, the company began creating a website for Chang in 2007.

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