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Frank Gambale

Sep 18th 2019 @ The Token Lounge

Westland, MI
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Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
7:00 PM
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FRANK GAMBALE Grammy winning guitar virtuoso, FRANK GAMBALE, exploded on the L.A. scene in the early 80s. His meteoric rise to fame is a testament to his passion-powered playing a style Rolling Stone magazine called ferocious! Australia born and California based Frank Gambale is an inspired songwriter with more than 250 songs published on 20+ albums. His music touches on many styles from rock, funk and jazz to Rsweep picking technique (a new way to play the instrument) and elevated it to a precise art form now standard in the guitar lexicon. The Gambale Sweep Picking Technique continues to inspire generations of musicians. Jazz, rock, metal and progressive artists alike are united in their awe of Frank as both an amazing technician and an unsurpassed musician.Jazz legend, Chick Corea, described Frank: Everything you touch with your guitar turns gold always has. Guitar great, John McLaughlin, joked: Id like to cut his hands off.Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny says of Frank: Id like to take a month off and study with Frank Gambale. Dweezil Zappa said studying Frank Gambales Sweep Picking technique enabled me to play the hardest parts of my fathers music that he himself didnt play.A musicians musician, a gifted composer, and a brilliant innovator and author of numerous instructional books and DVDs, Frank continues to reach unprecedented sonic and technical heights. His six string prowess and seemingly limitless vision point toward an exciting future of groundbreaking music. On this tour, FRANK GAMBALE is joined by the legendary jazz, fusion and funk drummer, and one of the busiest time keepers in the world, DENNIS CHAMBERS (Santana, John McLaughlin, Mike Sterns, John Scofield, George Duke, Niacin, Parliament Funkadelic, Brecker Brotehrs, Victor Wooten), as well by the bassist Mike Pope (Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Chuck Loeb, Mike Stern, Joe Locke, Bill Bruford, David Sanborn, Manhattan Transfer) and keyboardist Sean Wayland (Chad Wackerman, Virgil Donati, Adam Rogers, Wayne Krantz, David Binney).
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