Andy Summers

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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10 Things You Didn't Know About Sting
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It's a good thing he met up with drummer Stewart Copeland, because that duo along with Henry Padovani and Andy Summers formed one of the most unique and popular bands of the '70s and '80s in The Police. Sting has even found a way to give back to the ...


Western Morning News

Singer Najma Akhtar creates a unique East and West fusion
Western Morning News
... London-based Najma rose to prominence in the late 1980s, given the perfect platform of Peter Gabriel's Womad and the Jazz World stage at Glastonbury, and has collaborated with such luminaries as Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Andy Summers, Basement ...


Urza throws seven TD passes to lead North Gwinnett over Duluth 71 ...
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The Bulldogs needed just one play to get the offensive barrage started as Urzua found Josh Umatorbhebhe for a 52-yard TD pass on the first play from scrimmage. Andy Summers completed the pass on the two point conversion to make the score 8-0 after just ...

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Sting nominated for enshrinement in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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Sting formed The Police in the mid-70s with drummer Stewart Copeland and guitarist Andy Summers and they quickly became one of the world's most successful rock bands. More than 700 artists and other members of the music community will vote on the ...

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The Police, 'Synchronicity': a breakout album of the 80s revisited
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It was penned by the guitarist Andy Summers. “Miss Gradenko” and “Synchronicity II” finish off this side of the album. The former's a short song about an affair going on in Soviet Russia, and one of my personal favorites off this album. The guitar riff ...


35 Years Ago: The Police Let the World Know They Weren't Messing ...
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But 'Roxanne' became a hit, and suddenly it dawned on people that Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland could actually play their instruments … and well. They were way closer to stuffy, literary-prone prog rockers than they were to spiky, ...


Aberdeen Press and Journal

Massive turtle found on Scottish coast drowned in creel ropes
Aberdeen Press and Journal
“It looked out of this world,” said Highland Council ranger Andy Summers. “A lot of people came down to look at it, even Lochinver Primary School. “I've never seen anything like a leatherback's mouth. It has backward pointing spines to stop the ...
Leatherback turtle may have been killed by creel ropesDeadline News

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Album reviews - The Lost Patrol an up-and-coming band
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"Too Hard Too Fast" sounds like a glorious collision of The Police and Blondie, with Stephen Masucci's airy-textured guitar inducing the same types of goose bumps once plumped by Andy Summers. The tasteful acoustic 12-string work of Michael Williams is ...

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Aces and Faults: Riske wins her first WTA title as Federer notches ...
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Aces and Faults recaps the week in tennis. Last week, Roger Federer grabbed his 81st ATP title in Shanghai, American Alison Riske won her first WTA tournament in Tianjin and Sam Stosur earned her third Japan Women's Open title.

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