I started playing guitar in high school bands playing songs by the Ventures, early Beatles and other British Invasion bands. With excursions into many types of musical styles and genres in the intervening years I have developed an appreciation for the unique skills of the guitar accompanist. The accompanist serves the song and serves the singer, enhancing rather than competing with the song and the performance. This blog highlights those skills and the practitioners who exemplify this important bit of artistry.
I was reading an interview with Bil VornDick in Premier Guitar magazine the other day. http://digital.premierguitar.com/premierguitar/201304_1#pg128. Bil is a very … Continue ReadingArtists and Engineers