Shawn Lane Wikipedia. Shawn Lane. Background information. Born1. 96. 3 0. March 2. Memphis, Tennessee, U. S. Died. September 2. Memphis, Tennessee, U. S. Genres. Instrumental rock, jazz fusion, world fusion. OccupationsMusician, composer, producer. Instruments. Guitar, piano, keyboard, bass. Years active. 19. Labels. Warner Bros., Eye Reckon. Associated acts. Jonas HellborgJeff Sipe, Black Oak Arkansas, Savage Innocence, D. D. T., The Willys, The Streets. Websitewww. shawnlane. Frank Gambale Technique Book 1 Pdf' title='Frank Gambale Technique Book 1 Pdf' />Shawn Lane March 21, 1963 September 26, 2003 was an American musician who released two studio albums and collaborated with a variety of musicians including. Shawn Lane March 2. September 2. 6, 2. American musician who released two studio albums and collaborated with a variety of musicians including Ringo Starr, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Reggie Young, Joe Walsh, Jonas Hellborg and many others. After studying the piano, he rapidly mastered the guitar, which he played with exceptional speed. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Lane began playing piano with his sisters at the age of eight, but did not play guitar seriously until he was ten. Contents. Acknowledgments ix. Introduction Tactile Looking. It Is Not Going to Be Easy to Look into Their Eyes Privilege of Perception in Let Us Now. Gambale-Frank-768x512.jpg' alt='Frank Gambale Technique Book 1 Pdf' title='Frank Gambale Technique Book 1 Pdf' />At age 1. At fourteen, he became the lead guitarist for Black Oak Arkansas BOA and alongside members, including drummer Tommy Aldridge, toured over the next four years opening shows for bands including REO Speedwagon, Ted Nugent, Outlaws, Cheap Trick, Molly Hatchet and Blue yster Cult. During 1. 97. 9 Shawn played in The Streets recording studio demos with Andy Tanas on bass, Chris Craig on drums and Jimmy Henderson on guitar almost securing a deal with Epic Records. At age fifteen Lane saw Allan Holdsworth play guitar with the progressive band U. K., which inspired him to develop his own style of playing guitar. Lane also played in Savage Innocence with singer Jim Dandy Mangrum, guitarist Keith Plunk, keyboardist Billy Batte, drummer Chris Craig and bassist Kinley Wolfe who then played with The Cult. As the original members dropped out, Lane replaced them with players from his high school days. Lane began to play a style close to jazz fusion. During the 1. 98. Lane played in The Willys, a band consisting of singerkeyboardist Sam Bryant, singerbassist Rob Caudill and his brother, drummer Russ Caudill. The Caudill brothers had played in The Breaks with Susanne Jerome Taylor. Lane also performed in the fusion band Out of Bounds, with Barry Bays and De. Garmo and Key drummer Chuck Reynolds. Adulthood and pianoeditFrom age eighteen to twenty six, Lane studied music, composed music, and played piano. In 1. 98. 3 he became a father to a daughter named Ashley. Much of the material on Lanes first studio album, Powers of Ten, was written on his home piano. He quickly developed his technique on the keyboard as well, taking influence from pianists such as Franz Liszt, Art Tatum and Georges Cziffra. His demo tapes led Shawn to be sought out by Jim Ed Norman and a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records. Except for one cover song, Lane wrote all the material and played all the instruments on his debut album. The album sold well and earned several magazine awards. Following its release in 1. Guitar Player magazine named him Best New Talent and Keyboard Magazine placed him second in the Best Keyboard Player category. During the production of the album, Lane continued to play live shows and do session work. On September 1. 9, 1. Lane played in Guitar Player Magazines 2. Warfield Theatre, San Francisco alongside Steve Morse, John Lee Hooker, Dick Dale, Jeff Skunk Baxter, Adrian Belew, Ry Cooder and others. He also performed on the Mark Varney Projects Centrifugal Funk album along with Brett Garsed, Frank Gambale, Jimmy Earl, T. J. Helmerich. To promote his album, he formed The Powers of Ten band with Barry Bays on bass, keyboardist Doug Scarborough, Todd Bobo on saxophone and drummer Sean Rickman they opened for Robben Fords US tour. Lane released two more solo albums following his debut, Powers of Ten Live, recorded live in 1. The Tri Tone Fascination in 1. CollaborationseditDuring 1. Lane met bassist Jonas Hellborg. Lane and Hellborg played with drummer Jeff Sipe in HLS Hellborg, Lane, Sipe. Between 1. 99. 41. Lane played with D. D. T., a band consisting of Paul Taylor, Luther Dickinson and Cody Dickinson the latter three would then form the North Mississippi Allstars. During this time Shawn developed curricula and taught at several European Conservatories including the American Institute of Music in Vienna alongside Joey Tafolla and Milan Polakcitation needed. He also wrote columns for Young Guitar Magazine in Japan which were published between February 1. During 1. 99. 6 Shawn also wrote columns for Guitar for the Practicing Musician in their Over the Top series. Shawn also engineered and co produced the album Red Reign by Steven Patrick from Holy Soldier. In September 1. 99. Hellborg, Lane and drummer Anders Johansson played with Chinese pop singer Wei Wei and the trio appeared as an opening act at many of Chinas largest musical venues. Lane played the Warsaw Summer Jazz Days festival on June 1. Hellborg and Flix Sabal Lecco. In 1. 99. 8 Lane played the guitar solo on Bang a Drum featuring Jon Bon Jovi and Chris Le. Doux reaching number 6. Hot Country Songs. During May 1. 99. Lane played with drummer Steve Ferrone at the Disma Music show, Rimini, Italy. Later, Lane and Hellborg formed an East West fusion band with Indian musicians V. Selvaganesh and V. Amplitude Book Font. Umamahesh. On April 1. HLS opened up for guitarist John Scofield at the Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA. While in Memphis, Lane would play with the Time Bandits, with singer Regina Parker, steel guitarist Tony Sutton, drummer Steve Sutton and bassist Adam Sutton. In February 2. 00. Lane and Hellborg toured India with drummer Andrea Marchesini playing the Great Indian Rock Festival, Hamsadhwani Theatre, Pragati Maiden, New Delhi. Shawn played the Swedish Jazz Celebration Festival, Stockholm, on March 2. Hellborg, V. Umamahesh, V. Umashankar and Ramakrishnan. Lanes last concert performance was at Smilefest in North Carolina with Hellborg and Jim Britt on May 3. In September 2. 00. Shawn Lane was preparing for a new album with Hellborg and Ginger Baker. The Shawn Lane Memorial Concert was held on August 2. New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, TN celebrating the life and music of Shawn Lane featuring Andy Timmons, Jimi Jamison, Lord Tracy, Craig Erickson, Kevin Paige, Free. World, Jim Dandy Mangrum and many others. Lane had a passion for the cinema, both in the USA and abroad, including the ability to recall and recite dialogue from movies that interested him. Lane had a particular love of off beat horror movies, a passion he shared with fellow guitar great, Buckethead, who also cited Lane as one of his biggest musical inspirations. Musically, Lane was influenced by many other artists but an important one was Pakistani musician Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Called the King of Kings of Qawwali and very popular in Pakistan, India and Southern Asia, Khan fascinated Lane deeply with his wide vocal range and the intertwining of his voice with the notes from his instrument. Lane was also a genuine lover of great paintings and often spent some of his free time on the road visiting museums, occasionally attracting small crowds as he educated visitors about the history of a particular work of art, or its creator. His personal favorite painter was 1.