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  1. Lukather about Jeff Beck

    - By Arend, Oct 5, 2006 12:00 AM
    Last week, on Thursday September 28th, Jeff Beck played at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Bob Lefsetz, author of "The Lefsetz Letter" and famous for being beholden to no one and speaking the truth, was there and wrote a smashing review (at lefsetz.com). He also gained a few responses via his newsletter and this is what he got from Steve Lukather about Jeff Beck:
  2. The making of Ever Changing Times

    - By Arend, Sep 17, 2006 12:00 AM

    From September 2006 till June 2007 Steve Lukather worked on his 5th solo album Ever Changing Times. The album was released in Europe in February 2008 and got a VERY good response from the fans and the press. The world wide ECT tour started in June 2008.

  3. Lukather to play with Vai & Satriani

    - By Arend, Sep 17, 2006 12:00 AM
    Lukather: "I am playing a benefit with Joe Satriani and Steve Vai on September 30th at the House o Blues Los Angeles, CA. I am workin on that as I gotta keep my chops up to play with those guys. They are VERY dear friends and monster players. Perhaps I should try to win "slowest guitar player on the gig award"?? What do you think? Hahaha... Cause THOSE cats have the scary chops. Love it myself. They are also VERY musical with it. I think Paul Gilbert and Scott Henderson are doing it as well with no doubt more guests added daily. I am just gonna do a tune with Joe and some jamming at the end with everyone. It's for an old friend that is very ill. Life..."
  4. George Cole - Steve Lukather about Miles Davis

    - By Arend, Sep 17, 2006 12:00 AM

    The Last Miles is the first book to focus exclusively on the final decade of Miles’s life and music, a period that has all too often been dismissed by critics and fans of Miles’s earlier musical periods. It contains interviews with almost 100 people including, band members, session musicians, producers, engineers, management and road crew. Here's the interview that George Cole did with Steve Lukather.

  5. Lukather contributes to Mahavishnu Orchestra book

    - By Arend, Jul 10, 2006 12:00 AM

    Steve Lukather spoke to author Walter Kolosky early last year for his book about the legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra. The book, entitled Power, Passion and Beauty, The story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra, The greatest band that ever was, has just been published and features quotes from Lukather alongside in-depth interviews with John McLaughlin, Jan Hammer, Jerry Goodman, Rick Laird and Billy Cobham and many others.

  6. Toto's appearance on ZDF show Wetten Dass!?

    - By Arend, Apr 7, 2006 12:00 AM
    Toto's appearance on the German ZDF show Wetten Dass!? on April 1st was extremely successful and was watched by over 13.4 million viewers. The appearance featured the band play a medley of their old hits Rosanna and Africa together with the brand new radio hit single Bottom Of Your Soul. The band will also appear in the TV show Hitgiganten on SAT 1 on May 31.
  7. Reggie Boyle - Les Paul tribute & Kenny Aronoff

    - By Arend, Mar 13, 2006 12:00 AM
    On February 7th 2006 Lukather attented the Les Paul & Friends: 90th Birthday Salute. Star drummer Kenny Aronoff contributed to Luke's rhythm section along with Matt Bissonette on bass. Reggie Boyle was there to make a review and had a cool chat with Kenny on working together with Steve Lukather.
  8. Reggie Boyle - Lukather's peers speak out

    - By Arend, Jan 24, 2006 12:00 AM
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show is the top music gathering of the year. It is the annual Music Convention held in Anaheim,CA, USA. It was missing a little something this year as Steve Lukather was absent due to prior commitments. But Steve's son Trevor was there to pick up a little of the slack. There were numerous other music people there so I took the oppurtunity to get a few words from them about Steve.
  9. Jeb Wright - Steve Lukather, A guy who can actually play

    - By Arend, Jan 23, 2006 12:00 AM
    With Lukather's Xmas album Santamental re-released on Favoured Nations and Toto's new album Falling in Between coming out in February 2006, Jeb Wright talked to Lukather about life, music & the biz. Check out some striking moments out of the very interesting interview.
  10. Matthias Mineur - Lukather, Bradshaw & Cartaya

    - By Arend, Aug 31, 2005 12:00 AM

    For the September issue of the German guitar magazine Gitarre & Bass, Matthias Mineur made interviews with Steve Lukather, Bob Bradshaw and Oskar Cartaya on July 5th in the Fabrik in Hamburg. Here are some of the most interesting quotes from the interviews.

  11. Reggie Boyle - Lukather in West Hollywood

    - By Arend, Aug 23, 2005 12:00 AM
    Steve Lukather, Bobby Kimball and David Paich as well as Heaven & Earth, Howard Leese of Heart and Albert Lee joined others to jam at the House of Blues on Sunset and celebrate over 30 years of music. Bringing them together for one night on August 23rd was the Calabasas Magazine Music Party benefiting The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation and celebrating THE MUSIC ISSUE.
  12. Lukather featuring in new Van Halen book

    - By Arend, Aug 12, 2005 12:00 AM

    After two years of research, and a lifetime of being a VH fan, author Abel Sanchez has recently completed a new Van Halen book. Entitled "Van Halen 101," it is currently being published by Author House and slated for release in September 2005. "Van Halen 101" is a comprehensive guide to the amazing history, music, impact & influence of the Mighty VH. No hype, no bs, just the facts.

  13. The making of Falling in Between (Toto)

    - By Arend, Jul 23, 2005 12:00 AM

    The Toto album Falling in Between was released on Februari 10th 2006 in Europe and Asia. The Toto world tour 2006 started on Februari 25th 2006 in the Apollo in London. At this special section you can find all the important info and side stories about the making of this album.

  14. Frank Scheck - Les Paul 90th Birthday Salute

    - By Arend, Jun 23, 2005 12:00 AM
    The JVC Jazz Festival couldn't have picked a more deserving subject for a tribute than Les Paul, feted Sunday June 19th at Carnegie Hall in commemoration of his 90th birthday (which actually occurred June 9).
  15. A.J. Alfaro - Les Paul's 90th Birthday Salute

    - By Arend, Jun 19, 2005 12:00 AM
    On June 19th Les Paul celebrated his 90th birthday with an all star guitarists show at the Isaac Stern Auditorium in New York (USA). A.J. Alfaro (NewportJazz-NYC.com) made a report with pictures of this extra-ordinary event.
  16. Walter Kolosky - Very impressive release

    - By Arend, Jun 12, 2005 12:00 AM
    Tone Center, Mike Varney’s fusion-only label, is not only helping to keep the genre in good shape—it’s pumping it full of steroids. Last year the label released A Guitar Supreme: Giant Steps in Fusion Guitar. Such guitarists as Mike Stern, Larry Coryell, Eric Johnson, Steve Lukather, Greg Howe, Jeff Richman, Frank Gambale and others paid stringed tribute to the spirit of John Coltrane. This time around John McLaughlin and the legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra receive the treatment. Many of the same guitarists appear on this very impressive and important release. The music of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, first played over thirty years ago, provides the perfect material for some of today's greatest guitarists to test their mettle.

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