Jil Y. Creek

Jil Y. Creek (artistic name) (born in Vienna) is an Austrian guitar virtuoso. Best known as author of the guitar workshops “Jil’s Jam” in German Gitarre & Bass Magazine (since June 2006), and the workbooks “Creative Guitar” (published 2008 by Tunesday Records, Berlin, Germany), "Jil's Pentatonik Workshop für E-Gitarre" (2012, same publisher) and "Arpeggio-Workbook für E-Gitarre" (2018, same publisher). Besides her instrumental project, Creek has worked with German gothic acts Umbra et Imago and Lacrimosa as well as with a Frank Zappa cover band called S.W.N.B., led by Austrian legend Wickerl Adam (founder of the Hallucination Company), amongst others.

Jil Y. Creek
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Background information
Also known asIlona Hofbauer[1]
BornVienna, Austria
Occupation(s)Guitarist, Writer
Associated actsUmbra et Imago
Sex Without Nails Bros.

CD- and VideographyEdit

  • Reckless “Radio-Active”
  • Sanguis et Cinis: “Madrigal”
  • Lacrimosa: “Lichtgestalt” from “Musikkurzfilme – The Video Collection”


  1. ^ Ilona Hofbauer. JilYCreek.com. Retrieved on 2008-06-13.

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