Total articles: 3
News - By Arend, Apr 24, 2011 12:00 AM
On Saturday April 23rd, Brian May received the Eddy Christiani Award at the Arsenaal Theater in Vlissingen, Holland. Steve Lukather, the winner of the award in 2010, couldn't make it to be present in person BUT made a warm, personal message for his friend Brian. Brian's reaction on stage is clear: he was deeply touched!
News - By Arend, Apr 20, 2011 12:00 AM
Lukather: "I JUST found out I was voted one of the 10 best session players of all time by Gibson. I am truly without words. I mean the guys up there are legends, and friends too in many cases but I never in a million years thought I would make the cut on something like this. I didn't even KNOW about it till now. I am humbled and honored and speechless. Thanks to those that voted. Damn... what a surprise."
Editorial - By Arend, Apr 18, 2011 12:00 AM
Session guitarists are often the music world’s equivalent of baseball’s utility infielder—unheralded players whose talents are cloaked in anonymity. Ironically, however, such guitarists also tend to be supremely accomplished, possessing, as they do, the versatility and improvisational skills necessary to accommodate a wide range of styles. Some go on to make a name for themselves beyond session work, while others are content to maintain their roles as indispensable studio mavens. Below are ten players who represent both sides of that spectrum.