The late Allan Holdsworth sadly passed away aged 70, on April 15. In this penultimate interview before he died, he spoke to Prog about his life and career Allan Holdsworth was a towering figure in the world of progressive music. With his trademark legato style, he influenced a generation of musicians who would follow in his wake Allan Holdsworth doing an interview in Canad It is a rare honor indeed to hear from guitarist extraordinaire Allan Holdsworth. In fact, it has been a long time since he gave an interview. Recently, however, Allan agreed to answer questions from his fans. He graciously agreed to share his answers with Abstract Logix Allan Holdsworth certainly plays creative music, always pushing forward in search of the great sonic statement. From early recordings with Soft Machine, UK and Jean Luc Ponty, through eleven recordings as a leader, there's always been an uncompromising ideal to his vision
The Final Interview: Allan Holdsworth Talks SynthAxes, Jaw-Dropping Solos and More By Joe Lalaina August 06, 2018 On April 15, 2017, just days after completing his final interview with Guitar World, Allan Holdsworth—the great jazz-fusion guitarist—passed away. Revisit that interview today, on what would have been his 72nd birthday A great opportunity to get some firsthand info and to get to speak to some of my favorite players. This is an interview I did with Allan Holdsworth for Music Maker magazine on saturday the 11th of may '96, at his house near San Diego. It was just around the time of the release of the 'standards' album 'None To Soon' Back to interviews and features index. Allan Holdsworth. A style apart. Guitar Player, December 1982 Tom Mulhern. Bouncing from one band to another, album by album, was once the rule rather than the exception for Allan Holdsworth. Moments of brilliance left in his wake on LPs by jazz and progressive rock artists including Tony Williams Lifetime, Gong, U.K., Jean-Luc Ponty, Soft Machine, and. Allan Holdsworth interview from 'Guitar' magazine, September 1974. Attached Images. Allan Holdsworth interview - September 1974.pdf (2.68 MB, 150 views) 02-23-2019 11:33 AM. The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary . 02-23-2019, 12:29 PM #2. Cunamara. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message User Info Menu. The accompanying photo is interesting: Holdsworth playing a Gibson ES-175. Not an.
Back to interviews and features index. Allan Holdsworth. Allan Holdsworth's Untold Secrets + Worthy Quotes. Guitar Player, March 1990 Matt Resnicoff. The enigmatic visionary enters the '90s with Secrets, a dizzying work that highlights advancements in his guitar and SynthAxe concepts and - in a most curious breakthrough - satisfies him. Includes a transcription and analysis of the Joshua. Allan Holdsworth full interview - life and music - Duration: 30:06. Guitar stars info channel 39,761 views. 30:06. Allan Holdsworth NYC The Cutting Room - September 13 - 2014 - Duration: 1:49 :29.
Allan Holdsworth: An Interview Originally published on the Atavachron web site Chris Hoard (with assistance and diatribe from Mick Porter and Ken Kubernik) Transcribed by Jeff Preston / Edited by Jeff Preston and Chris Hoard Guitar player did a great interview with Allan Holdsworth back in March 2008. This is a small snippet, where guitar players describe their feelings about Allan Holdsworth'splaying: We ran excerpts from the following quotes in our April 2008 cover story on Allan Holdsworth. Here, they are presented in full. I put Holdsworth up there with Paganini and Liszt. Terrifying. —David Lindley. The Allan Holdsworth Interview, Part One Note: Sometime in 2016, I was contacted by a management representative for guitarist Allan Holdsworth. Plans called for the progressive/fusion guitarist's body of work to be combined and reissued as a boxed set, with release scheduled for 2017 . He is most acclaimed for his technical skill and the complexity of his compositional and improvisational work. According to a 1989 interview Zappa named Holdsworth his favorite rock guitarist
Oral History, Allan Holdsworth reflects on his worry that he'll some day wake up without new ideas. Interview date June 3, 2011, NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Oral History Library Allan Holdsworth (6 August 1946 - 15 April 2017) was a British jazz fusion and progressive rock guitarist and composer Allan Holdsworth. interviewed by . Olivier Feuillerat . June 2003 . Let me first tell you the story about this interview. The questions were originally written in 2001 just after the release of Flat Tire, Allan Holdsworth's Synthaxe album. The interview was arranged with Megazoidal, the label on which Flat Tire was released. For some reason the questions were lost and did not make their way. ALLAN HOLDSWORTH about Steve. This is the forum for all Steve Vai-related discussion including Steve's albums, videos, performances and frequently asked questions. 14 posts • Page 1 of 1. cbr1000f Member Posts: 676 Joined: Fri Dec 10, 2004 12:37 pm. Post Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:47 pm. A recent, interesting interview with the amazing musician Allan Holdsworth. It's very honest and Allan's totally. Road Games is an EP (or, according to its vinyl sleeve, a specially-priced 6-cut mini album) by guitarist Allan Holdsworth, released in 1983 through Warner Bros. Records originally on vinyl only; a CD edition was reissued through Gnarly Geezer Records in 2001.. Holdsworth claimed to have received no royalties from either release, naming it as one of his least favourite recordings due to. In the mid-1970's, guitarist Allan Holdsworth and keyboardist Alan Pasqua played together in the late drummer Tony Williams' New Lifetime band. This was a classic fusion band that turned a lot of people on to Allan Holdsworth for the first time. Holdsworth and Pasqua have collaborated several times since those days, but in 2006 they joined forces with Chad Wackerman on drums, and Jimmy.
The loss of Allan Holdsworth in the spring of 2017 remains the passing of one of the most distinctive and innovative guitarists of the past half century. Born in the U.K in 1946, but moving to the U.S.A. in the early '80s, most who are familiar with Holdsworth's work also know how vastly influential he became, almost from the first moments of his mind-blowing appearance on trumpeter Ian Carr. Allan Holdsworth, an innovative and influential electric guitarist who helped shape everything from progressive rock to jazz over the past half century, died Sunday at his home in north San Diego. Secrets is the sixth studio album by guitarist Allan Holdsworth, released in 1989 through Intima Records; a remastered edition was reissued in 2008 through Eidolon Efformation. The album features drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, rather than regular collaborator Chad Wackerman; Wackerman did, however, write and perform drums on the song Peril Premonition