songwriter, singer, and inspired guitar player,
Art Halperin is an accomplished studio and live musician. Playing his own uniquely styled music, Art and
his band “Work of Art” have successfully toured throughout
the U.S., Europe, South America, and the Caribbean, both headlining
and opening for acts such as Santana, Jerry Garcia, Third World,
Living Colour, Jimmy Cliff, The Police, Bo Diddley, and Chuck Berry.
As a solo artist, Art has shared the stage with Eric Clapton, Bonnie
Raitt, Marty Stuart, Joni Mitchell, Robbie Robertson (the Band),
The Temptations, David Grisman, Doc Watson and Glen Tillbrook of
Art's abilities have taken him in many different directions. As a
composer/producer, songs he's
written for other artists have appeared on Billboard's R&B, Pop,
and even Classical charts.
He's written and recorded on many national and international albums,
TV and radio
commercials. Along with his band, he's also been featured on screen
in the John Sayles
movie "Baby It's You."
The legendary producer and talent scout John Hammond Sr., (the man
Dylan, Springsteen and Aretha Franklin among many others) was so impressed
music that he signed Art as the first artist on Hammond/CBS Records.
A ten-song album
was completed for the label.
the latest on Art’s projects and to hear
sound samples of the music he is currently writing, recording and