Composer, keyboard player and producer Nick Magnus is best known for his work with former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett from 1978 to 1989, providing his keyboard talents to at least twelve of Hackett’s albums to date, as well as lending his skill as an arranger to legendary Hackett albums such as ‘ 279 more words
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Faithful to the originals (perhaps so faithful that you have to play ‘spot the difference’ at times), I imagine Mr Hackett feels that if it isn’t broken, then there really is no point in fixing it. 14 more words
by Joe Bosso
Think Eddie Van Halen invented finger tapping on the guitar? Think again.
Seven years before Eruption created a new school of shredders, Steve Hackett set aside his pick and applied his index finger to the fretboard of his Les Paul – and he’s not afraid to lay claim to conceiving of the technique. 885 more words
The late 60′s-early 70′s, it was a time of explosive and profound musical experimentation. The Beatles were leading the charge into “progressive” rock music and would inspire many of their peers to use both their expanding minds as well as new technology to create music that was uniquely powerful, that was new, that was, well, different. 1,193 more words