Date: Friday, Mar 11th, 2022 - Sunday, Mar 13th, 2022
Electric guitar improvisation and technique, advanced.
Practical performance strategies for harmony, melody, rhythm, tone and intonation for fretted guitar, slide, and lap steel. Insights to help you play what you hear, eliminate overthinking, and sing through your guitar.
I will teach you how not to be trapped by systemic thinking, i.e. blues boxes et al., and to follow the music and melodies on your own.
About Steve Kimock
Steve Kimock is an American Rock musician. His brand of guitar playing defies a categorization. Gypsy, jazz and rock have been his home and his clean edge playing and unique tone has been captivating audiences for more than thirty years. His ability to articulate tone, melody and emotion into music combined with technical brilliance has earned Kimock the title “Guitar Monk” by Relix Magazine for his commitment to guitar, and his ability to make it speak with its own original voice.
Kimock co-founded the Jazz/Rock fusion band Zero in the 80s, KVHW in the 90s and is currently performing in his new act, Crazy Engine. He is widely embraced as one who carries the free-form torch of improvisation, through an extensive catalog of original material in his own bands, as well as through live performances with so many esteemed musicians.
Kimock has performed with Bruce Hornsby (and can be heard on two of Hornsby’s releases), John Cipollina, Jerry Garcia (and all members of the Grateful Dead), Peter Frampton, Bonnie Raitt, Bobby Vega, Martin Fierro, Joe Satriani, Baaba Maal, Angelique Kidjo, The Allman Brothers, Buddy Miles, Buddy Cage, Screaminą Jay Hawkins, Elvin Bishop, Norton Buffalo, Amos Garrett, Warren Haynes, Hadi Al Sadoon, Stephen Perkins, Nicky Hopkins, Freddie Roulette, George Porter Jr., Steve Winwood, all members of Phish, Derek Trucks, Ivan Neville, Grace Slick, Papa John Creach, and many more.