: Dec 8, 2012
Formerly lead guitarist for
pop metal band Autograph, Steve has also written 3 books teaching the
8-finger fretboard tapping technique, entitled "The Right Touch I, II
As a studio musician and writer Steve has
performed with Greg Lake, Savoy Brown, Tamiko among many others and has
written songs for film and TV soundtracks including Fright Night,
Youngblood, The Wild Life, Miami Vice, Hunter among
Steve, what are your
top fave 5 records which have
impacted you the most in your
life musically or
|Led Zeppelin I|
The first Led Zeppelin album
floored me when I heard Pages solo's, guitar tones and effects he used.
It gave me a lot of ideas to experiment with. The album was very "jam"
oriented which is what I was into at the
|Led Zeppelin II|
The second Led Zeppelin album
was more refined and showed the bands writing talents along with some
of the best production of the time. The depth of emotion that emanated
through this album was awe inspiring to me and changed the way I
listened to music from that point
|Are You Experienced|
The first Hendrix album "Are
You Experienced" was a breakthrough for guitar fans around the world, no
matter what style you preferred Hendrix had something to say to
everyone. This is the album that made me take guitar playing very
seriously and helped in my decision to become a professional musician.
It was the turning point that defined who I am today.
|Darkside of the Moon|
Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of
the Moon" struck a nerve for me. It said to me that diversity in moods
are created with musical landscapes. Not only was the production way
ahead of it's time but the performances and messages in the lyrics were
very cutting edge. Of course,what can you say about Gilmore's bending,
aching, seering solo's that took you to places never explored from a
guitarist before. Perfection at it's
Thank you Steve for joining us!
|Meet the Beatles |
When I was only 9 years old
in 1964 my older sister brought this album home and it made me want to
do nothing more than be a musician.
Steve on the
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