Andy Summers

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Andy Summers, né Andrew James Summers le 31 décembre 1942 à Blackpool, Angleterre, fut le second guitariste du groupe de rock The Police. Il commence sa carrière à 15 ans en jouant dans l'orchestre du Grand Hôtel de Bournemouth, station balnéaire où il grandit. Un certain Robert Fripp lui succèdera quelques mois plus tard. Repéré par "Zoot Money" (de son vrai nom George Bruno), il monte à Londres pour jouer avec le "Zoot Money Big Roll Band", groupe de rythm'n blues. Il joue également de la guitare dans des clubs ; il joue au Flamingo tous les soirs, où il rencontre et joue avec Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Brian Jones et Soft Machine. En 1967, l'arrivée de la mode psychédélique verra le déclin du rythm'n blues et le groupe devra prendre un virage serré. Chaque musicien se laissera pousser les cheveux et le groupe sera rebaptisé pompeusement "Dantalion's Chariot". Un accident qui le conduira à l’hôpital, avant une rééducation de plusieurs mois de la...

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Test de la Gibson Les Paul Classic 2015
J'ai choisi d'effectuer les mêmes lignes (sauf une, juste parce que j'adore Andy Summers) dans les différentes configurations à partir d'une seule position du toggle car le boost n'est pas qu'un simple bouton à actionner en concert lors des solos, son ...

Waiheke pool among the world's best
EXTRAORDINARY VISTA: Delamore Lodge owner Roselyn Barnett Storey sits beside the pool that Andy Summers wanted her to build. Rock star guitarist Andy Summers wanted a pool to swim in when he stayed at Waiheke Island's Delamore Lodge in 2008.

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Cinema Libre Buys Andy Summers' The Police Documentary
Cinema Libre Studio has acquired Andy Summers' “Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police” from Yari Film Groups for U.S. distribution. The film, based on Summers' memoir “One Train Later,” will have a theatrical release in the spring before being ...

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Sting: Prolific and pure
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Sting headed out anyway and set up a band called 'Police' with Stewart Copeland and Henry Padovani, who would later be replaced by Andy Summers. Two years later, Sting alongwith Police exploded into the charts with Roxanne, followed by five ...

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Three delays at once put to good use in three new TC Electronic ...
Sonic State
Mike Hermans taps into the massive creative potential of the Flashback Triple Delay in this inspiring video dedicated to the huge amount of sonic combinations available within this dream delay. This demo is all play and no talk, so get ready to enter a ...

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How Sting made every little thing he did just magic
What's On
1977 Sting, then Gordon Sumner, leaves Newcastle for London and forms The Police with Stewart Copeland and Henry Padovani, who was later replaced by Andy Summers. Sting profile for the Dubai Jazz Festival. 1983 Every Breath You Take becomes the ...
Sting went back to childhood for 'The Last Ship'

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Andy Summers talks guitars, effects, The Police and his new band ...
Halfway into the song Say Goodnight – just one of 13 hook-filled and immensely satisfying tracks from Circa Zero's debut album, Circus Hero – former Police guitarist Andy Summers hits a couple of echoey chords that wouldn't sound out of place on ...

Police guitarist Andy Summers to attend blue plaque unveiling at ...
Bournemouth Echo
Many famous musicians and bands subsequently played at the club including The Who, Manfred Mann, Eric Clapton, Georgie Fame, Zoot Money's Big Roll Band and Andy Summers (later of The Police). The club later became a disco and closed some years ...

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QA: Andy Summers on new band Circa Zero and Police's last act
Fox News
Police guitarist Andy Summers has a new band, Circa Zero, that rocks as hard as anything he's done in his long, arresting career. Summers sat down with FOX411 to discuss Circa Zero, his upcoming documentary, and what The Police could possibly do as its ...

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No quick end to health-care workers' strike
Sault Star
... have taken pay freezes over the past two years and have tried to negotiate over the last year have had a recommendation from the CCAC to take more pay freezes and that isn't something we can talk about,” ONA vice-president Andy Summers said Sunday.
Community care access nurses on strike in Scarborough and North

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