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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Andy Summers bids Police adieu with Circa Zero
Simcoe Reformer
Okay, it's not that dramatic, but Police guitarist Andy Summers - who has a new rock group Circa Zero - can't see the British New Wave veterans touring together again after their hugely successful 2007-08 reunion tour - the seventh highest grossing ...

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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 ...

QA: Andy Summers on new band Circa Zero and Police's last act
The Police performs at Virgin Festival, at Pimlico Race Course, in Baltimore, Maryland, August 4, 2007. (L-R) Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers. The two-day concert is now in its second year. REUTERS/Bill Auth (UNITED STATES) - RTR1SIQX.
The Police Legend Andy Summers And Rob Giles Form New Band ...iWantPop

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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 ...

Rock on the menu for Andy Summers
ABC Online (blog)
Former Police guitarist Andy Summers has come together with singer Rob Giles to form new rock outfit Circa Zero. The 71-year-old spoke to 702 ABC Sydney's breakfast program about how the Police Reunion Tour inspired a desire to create music again.
Video premiere: Circa Zero's 'Levitation'USA TODAY
Circa Zero's Video For "Levitation" Debuts Today On USA Today.comPR Newswire (press release)

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Police Guitarist Andy Summers' New Band, Circa Zero, Debuts First ...
WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM
The first official video from Circa Zero, Police guitarist Andy Summers' new band, premiered Friday on The clip, which accompanies the song “Levitation,” features stylistically shot, close-up footage of Summers, Circa Zero singer/bassist ...
Red and Andy Summers from The PoliceABC Online (blog)
Andy Summers Becomes Part Of Circa ZeroNoise11
Police Star Andy Summers' New Group Circa Zero Release First
The West Australian
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Glide Magazine

Andy Summers – The Police to Circa Zero (Interview)
Glide Magazine
“I'm a little bit shell-shocked today,” guitarist Andy Summers said with a laugh a few weeks ago when I called him for an afternoon interview. “We've been making this insane video till after midnight last night where we were throwing paint all over ...

Andy Summers photo exhibit opens April 25th
British Weekly
andy-summers_edited-1 FORMER POLICE guitarist Andy Summers has been turning his hand in recent years to photography, and a new exhibition of his work, entitled “Mysterious Barricades” opens at the Raleigh Studios on Melrose Avenue for three nights ...

Police Star Andy Summers' New Group Circa Zero Release First ...
On Monday Police Star Andy Summers' New Group Circa Zero Release First Video was a top story. Here is the recap: Police guitarist Andy Summers' new band Circa Zero have release their very first music video. The new video clip is for the band's first ...

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Andy Summers forms Circa Zero
Music News
Andy Summers first met Rob Giles when he was invited to see The Rescues at The Troubadour in LA by his friend and their manager Peter Leak. A year later they were recording together. Circa Zero performed their first show on July 23, 2013 at the El Rey ...

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