By Chuck Holley
Ask guitar gamers approximately their tools, and you are prone to get a story—where the guitar got here from, or what makes it specific, or why the participant won't ever half with it. so much guitarists have powerful emotions approximately their basic software, and a few are downright captivated with their axes. Chuck Holley is a qualified photographer and author who loves song and hearing musicians speak about their alternate. For a number of years, he has been photographing guitarists with their prized tools and accumulating their tales. This fantastically illustrated booklet offers those tales in revelatory pictures and words.
The guitarists incorporated during this ebook variety from high-profile performers, together with Rosanne funds, man Clark, Laurence Juber, Jorma Kaukonen, JD Souther, invoice Frisell, Dave Alvin, and Kelly Willis, to popular studio musicians and band individuals. Holley's superbly composed images painting them with their favourite guitar, together with aspect photographs of the device. Accompanying the images are the musicians' tales concerning the Gibsons, Fenders, Martins, and others that experience turn into the guitar of their lives, the person who has a distinct lineage or intangible traits of maintain, tone, readability, and luxury that make it irreplaceable. a number of musicians speak about how the guitar selected them, whereas others recount tales of guitars misplaced or stolen after which serendipitously recovered. jointly, those photos and tales underscore the nice excitement of acting with an tool that is develop into a depended on pal with a character all its own.
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