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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Pagini din istoria muzicii rock: Andy Summers (The Police ...
Realitatea
Andrew James Andy Summers, nascut la 31 decembrie 1942, este un englez multi instrumentist, nascut in Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire.El este cunoscut ca membru component al trupei The Police cu care a inregistrat 12 albume.In anul 2012 a fost declarat ...


Jeans' n Classics brings it home for Habitat
London Community News
It has been more than 35 years since The Police began bringing their unique rock mix of jazz, punk and reggae to stages around the world. And while it's founders —Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers — haven't played together as the band since ...


MusicRadar.com

Andy Summers talks guitars, effects, The Police and his new band ...
MusicRadar.com
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 ...


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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Docu: Can't Stand Losing You – Surviving The Police
Humo The Wild Site
Andy Summers «Een jaar nadat in 2006 mijn memoires waren verschenen, 'One Train Later', begonnen we met The Police aan een wereldwijde reünietournee. Dat was de directe aanleiding voor 'Can't Stand Losing You': het leek me een uitstekend idee om ...


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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CBS News

Andy Summers on his return to rock with Circa Zero
CBS News
Andy Summers says he reconnected with rock and roll music when he teamed up with the Police for a reunion tour five years ago. Before that, the English guitarist had been making solo albums featuring jazz, world and classical music. Far from rock.


National Post

Former Police guitarist Andy Summers has done it all — including ...
National Post
“I've been through the whole thing you can do with a rock band,” says Andy Summers. He's not kidding. Even before joining The Police, the guitarist had jammed with Jimi Hendrix in L.A. and with Eric Clapton in London, recorded a crossover album with an ...


FOOTBALL: Tempers flare at Swans clash
Gazette Series
The home side ended the game with ten men after the late dismissal of Andy Summers, a decision which provoked some unsavoury scenes as referee Kevin Collins left the pitch at the end of the game. The game made a slow start, with neither team able to ...


Today in History for Jan. 31, 2014
KATC Lafayette News
Actor Tim Considine (TV: "My Three Sons") is 74. Actress Sarah Miles is 73. Rock musician Andy Summers is 72. Actor Sir Ben Kingsley is 71. Producer-director Taylor Hackford is 70. Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg is 68. Actor Tim Matheson is 67.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 31, the 365th and final day of 2014.Fairfield Daily Republic

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