Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Tomo Fujita, Mark Lettieri: Boss booth NAMM 2017 PT1
I had so much fun playing with my friend Mark Lettieri
at Boss booth NAMM 2017.
This video is Part one... we just jammed on funk groove.
We made up as we go.
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Featuring Mark Lettieri and Tomo Fujita at Boss booth NAMM 2017 PT1
I am really happy to announce that I have teamed up with Carl Martin, a company the products of which I have been using consistently since 2014.
Unalloyed tone and building quality at its finest!
In this video, I will be doing an extended jam/presentation of the fantastic "Headroom" Analog Reverb - An incredibly versatile and organic sounding pedal.
For more Carl Martin products follow the link below:
Gear on the video:
Blackstar ID 60 (flat EQ) - Clean Channel - https://www.blackstaramps.com/uk
Zivory Custom Guitars
Mics: Shure sm57 - RODE NT2
Live engineering and filming:
Intro Music: "Letting Go" off "Letting Go" by Kody
available at http://www.kodyofficial.com
Thanks for watching and feel free to ask me any questions on the comments section.
Jamming with the "Headroom" Analog Reverb by Carl Martin
JOHN MCLAUGHLIN & JIMMY HERRING
“THE MEETING OF THE SPIRITS” - TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED
November - December 2017
GUITARIST JOHN MCLAUGHLIN REVISITS THE LEGACY OF
MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA ON HIS FAREWELL U.S. TOUR WITH GUITARIST JIMMY HERRING
(Los Angeles, CA) January 31, 2017 --- In a career that spans over five decades, John McLaughlin, one of music’s most influential and prolific guitarists, composers, and bandleaders, will begin his farewell U.S. tour on November 1 in Buffalo, NY. McLaughlin will be joined by Jimmy Herring, who has been in the creative forefront of the American rock-jam movement for 25 years. The Meeting of the Spirits tour will hit 23 cities before ending in Los Angeles on December 9.
Highlighting this musical adventure will be John McLaughlin revisiting the pioneering music he introduced with his genre-defying Mahavishnu Orchestra. In addition, McLaughlin is expected to release a new album just before the tour launches. More details to be announced.
McLaughlin’s first extensive U.S. tour in seven years, The Meeting of the Spirits also marks his first extended exploration of the Mahavishnu Orchestra material from seminal albums such as Inner Mounting Flame, Birds of Fire, Between Nothingness and Eternity, Visions of the Emerald Beyond and more since the band’s original heyday in the 1970s.
Jimmy Herring, best known for his inspired contributions to the Aquarium Rescue Unit, The Allman Brothers, Widespread Panic, The Dead, and others, will be co-headlining each show with his new band ‘The Invisible Whip,’ comprised of Jeff Sipe-Apt Q258 (drums), Matt Slocum (B3 and Clavinet), Jason Crosby (Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer) and Kevin Scott (bass).
On The Meeting of the Spirits tour, separate sets by Herring and McLaughlin will be followed by the two joining forces for an expansive closing jam based on classic Mahavishnu Orchestra material. The tour will feature the first extended collaborations between two of world’s foremost guitarists. McLaughlin will be backed by his current band, the 4th Dimension – Ranjit Barot (drums), Gary Husband (keyboards, drums), and Etienne M’Bappé (bass) – each an established composer and recording artist in his own right. Expect special surprise guests to be added when available.
The Meeting of the Spirits Tour Itinerary:
11/1/17 Buffalo, NY, University at Buffalo Center for the Arts
11/2/17 Albany, NY, The Egg
11/3/17 New York, NY, Town Hall
11/4/17 Port Chester, NY, Capitol Theatre
11/5/17 Cranston, RI, Park Theatre/Rhode Island Center for the Performing Arts
11/8/17 Boston, MA, The Wilbur Theatre
11/9/17 Philadelphia, PA, Keswick Theatre
11/10/17 Newark, NJ, Prudential Hall,New Jersey Performance Art Centre
11/11/17 Washington DC, Lincoln Theatre
11/12/17 Durham, NC, Duke Performances at DPAC
11/15/17 Ann Arbor, MI
11/17/17 Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre
11/19/17 Indianapolis, IN, Clowes Memorial-Hall-Butler University
11/21/17 Nashville, TN, Schermerhorn Symphony Center-Laura Turner Concert Hall
11/22/17 Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Symphony Hall
11/24/17 Jacksonville, FL, Florida Theatre
11/25/17 Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/27/17 New Orleans, LA, The Joy Theater
11/30/17 Austin, TX, Paramount Theatre
12/5/17 Seattle, WA, Moore Theatre
12/6/17 Portland, OR, Revolution Hall
12/8/17 San Francisco, CA, The Warfield
12/9/17 Los Angeles, CA, Royce Hall-UCLA
My condolences to family and friends. John Wetton has featured on so many cool albums, two of my favourites, the first UK albums.John Kenneth Wetton (12 June 1949 – 31 January 2017) was an English singer, bassist, and songwriter. He was born in Willington, Derbyshire, and grew up in Bournemouth. He rose to fame with bands Mogul Thrash, Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music/Bryan Ferry, Uriah Heep, and Wishbone Ash.
After his period with King Crimson, Wetton formed UK, and later he was the frontman and principal songwriter of the supergroup Asia, which proved to be his biggest commercial success. Their self-titled debut album sold eight million copies worldwide and was Billboard magazine's No. 1 album of 1982. He later formed the duo Icon with Geoff Downes (ex-Yes, ex-Buggles), and since the 1990s had a successful solo career releasing a large number of studio and live albums.
Wetton had a long career as an in-demand session bass player, and collaborated with many members of progressive rock bands such as Yes (including Steve Howe, Bill Bruford, Geoff Downes, Alan White, Billy Sherwood and Peter Banks), Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry, and Genesis (Steve Hackett).
Wetton died, on 31 January 2017, from colon cancer. He is survived by his wife Lisa, son Dylan, brother Robert and mother Peggy.
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Carrying No Cross ~ U K ~ Danger Money
Al Joseph - Signs w/ Laney Amplifiers
I'm proud to announce my partnership with Laney Amplifiers!
I've been searching for years for the right amp and the right relationship/connection with a company like Laney. These guys love the art and have nothing but love for their new-comers. Much like my partnership with Ibanez, Dunlop, Rockbox, etc. I really feel like I'm a part of the family at Laney Amplifiers.
Shoutout to @fennzander, @leewrathe, and @laneyamplification their warm hospitality at the NAMM Show last week!
Arch Echo debuts their single, "Earthshine", featuring band members Adam Rafowitz and Joey Izzo. Follow the band on its social media pages, and get your copy of the single with the links below! Thank you for watching!
Arch Echo is:
Adam Bentley - Guitars
Adam Rafowitz - Guitars
Joe Calderone - Bass
Joey Izzo - Keyboards
Richie Martinez - Drums
Produced by Joey Izzo
Co-Produced by Adam Rafowitz
Mixed and Mastered by Adam Bentley
Video Production by Frank Foster-Bolton
Logo & Emblem by Daniel Wagner at D-Dub Designs
Arch Echo - "Earthshine"