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Issue:- 09 February  2012


...Audio interview with Steve Hackett...
Recorded by Patrick Trollope for Liverpool Reporter, Mersey Reporter and Southport Reporter

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ON Thursday, 2 January 2012, we had the privilege of being allowed once again to interview the renowned former Genesis’ lead guitarist Steve Hackett, who is now well into a prolific solo career. Hackett was a pioneered the 'tapping' technique with in rock, and it is clamed it influenced the likes of Eddie Van Halen and other virtuosos... His techniques are still being developed by Steve to this day, and he continues to develop them, influencing the rock scene on the way.  In this interview he tells us how draws on experiences from day to day, experimentation, and his wide repertoire of musical styles from modern pop to jazz and even opera to create his new works.

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