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Twangland / Bio

I've been playing Guitar and Bass for almost 30 years, just started playing Lap Steel tuned to E major. I'm into building and customizing or fixing up stringed instruments. I'm into blues, jazz, folk, rock, experimental music, reggae, and many other styles of music, and experimental instrument building. I have played professionally. I'm inspired by Jimi Hendrix, Chet Atkins, John Coltrane, Nels Cline, Derek Trucks,The Allman Bros, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Miles Davis, Pharaoh Sanders, Howlin' Wolf, Doc Watson, Big Bill Broonzy, Frank Zappa, Lenny Breau, Roy Buchanan, Sonny Sharrock, Phil Keaggy, B.B. King, Lonnie Smith, Brian Augeur, Robert Fripp, Brian Eno, Beach Boys, Carol Kaye, The Wonders, Albert King, Albert Lee, Kevin Remrey, Larry Ubben, Brad Wheeler, Oregon, Paul Horn, Ravi Shankar, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Salvador Dali, Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Marc Chagall, Muriel Anderson, Stanley Jordan, Greg Koch, Albert Collins, The Who, Pete Townshend, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Page, Ted Nugent, The Outlaws, Mark Knopfler, Molly Hatchett, Ted Greene, Les Paul, Wilco, Dr.John, Coleman Hawkins, The Band, James Brown, James Taylor, The Black Crowes, Maxfield Parrish, M.C. Escher ....and the list goes on and on and on....

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Chicago, IL

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