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NicolasMeier Infinity

It is rare to come across a musician whose vision for his instrument is so vastly expansive as that of Swiss-born Nicolas Meier. Even rarer still is finding a level of creative brilliance, precision and an almost reverential sensitivity -- delivered with conviction and authority, no less! -- in so many distinctly different musical settings ... but here's your proof!

Musikmesse Prolight + Sound -1

Musikmesse Prolight + Sound

From analogue to digital: Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound present the best of both worlds and bring music to the city

Musikmesse c RobinKirchner

Over the coming days, Frankfurt am Main is not only the meeting place of the music and event sector but also the setting for an impressive spectrum of musical events. The Live Entertainment Award and the Grand Finale of the 8th International German Piano Award mark the beginning of a week devoted to product innovations, knowledge transfer, young musicians and concert highlights at the Exhibition Centre and in the city.

Highlights for guitar fans

Highlights for guitar fans

Highlights for guitar fans Camp

The line-up of the Guitar Camp is complete. At the last minute, guitar guru Guthrie Govan, one of the scene’s best all-round guitarists, has agreed to take part. He played with the legendary band Asia from 2001 to 2006 and will pass on his practical and theoretical knowledge daily in the Camp and in the Academy. The Guitar Boutique Village in Hall 8.0 presents hand-made instruments by renowned boutique manufacturers. And, in the ‘World of Vintage Guitars’ there will be meets and greets with stars such as Darryl Jones (Rolling Stones live bassist), Ken Taylor, Peter Keller (Peter Maffay Band), Thomas Blug and Andreas Kloppmann.

"Blues For Tony" - Holdsworth Pasqua Haslip Wackerman

"Blues For Tony" - Holdsworth Pasqua Haslip Wackerman (2cd)
from MoonJune Records

Blues For Tony

Reuniting for a fall 2006 tour paying tribute to time spent in the mid-'70s fusion juggernaut, The New Tony Williams Lifetime, guitarist Allan Holdsworth and keyboardist Alan Pasqua recruited iconic figures bassist Jimmy Haslip (Yellowjackets) and drummer Chad Wackerman (Zappa; Holdsworth) for an incredible musical salute. 

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