Sometimes it is best to just let the music do the talking. This is definitely the case with Steve Vai's extraordinary instrumental Building The Church. It is the opening track to his 2005 album Real Illusions: Reflections. Steve Vai has long been known for his out of this world guitar skills. He is also a … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Steve Vai – Building The Church
Steve Vai is widely known for his out of this world talent on the guitar. Unlike so many other so called guitar heroes Steve Vai is far from one dimensional. Over the years he has proven his mastery of the guitar. He possesses countless licks and tricks up his musical sleeve. Steve Vai is … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter V – Steve Vai
I wanted to acknowledge the passing of Chuck Berry. Just about anyone who has picked up a guitar to play rock and roll owes a debt of gratitude to this man. His influence on us is immeasurable. He truly was one of the early architects of rock and roll music. Goodbye to a true music … Continue reading Goodbye Chuck Berry
I love the adventurous guitar driven music that Queen made in the 1970's. They explored so many diverse music genres including opera, vaudeville, progressive rock, classical, jazz, pop, heavy metal, blues and gospel, among others. I also love the commercial, keyboard assisted music the band made in the 1980's. The music may have been more … Continue reading Song Spotlight: All God’s People, By Queen
I want to acknowledge the 67th birthday of one of my biggest musical heroes, Steve Hackett. His music has been such a huge part of my life for over thirty five years. I first became aware of him in 1981 after hearing the Genesis album A Trick Of The Tail. After fully exploring the music … Continue reading Steve Hackett, A Birthday Appreciation
I want to wish a rockin' 56th Birthday to one of my biggest guitar heroes, Steve Vai. I have been listening to his music since 1990 and he is still going strong. Here's to many more years of Passion and Warfare!