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Blues fans know Steve best from his role as the devil who gets into a guitar duel with Ralph Maccio in the 1985 film Crossroads.
Experiencing Vai’s brand of instrumental playing is a guitar player’s heaven.
“The conception and construction of the instrument was a monumental feat of creativity…” – Steve Vai
“An inviolate inspiration is one that comes to you completely pure. It appears almost in its completeness, and there’s a recognition of it as being right for you – perfectly right for you. There’s no excuses in it. There’s no fantasy in it. There’s just a recognition of ‘yes.’ And then you capture that in a way that’s authentic to your unique creativity. Hopefully, that’s what I’ve done with this record.” – Steve Vai
The idea was for a group of close musical friends to have fun recording an album. Nailed it!
when Les Paul famously remarked, “I want a sound that has never been heard before,” he was probably not thinking of the unique cacophony created by Steve Vai’s supersonic pinch harmonics and Joe Bonamassa’s pentatonic…
Lance Lopez got an early start on his career as a guitarist, and has been a professional musician since the age of 14, when he began playing local bars in and around New Orleans. His latest album shows off his skills.