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Carl Verheyen & Stuart Hamm

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Carl Verheyen, the legendary guitarist of Supertramp and Stuart Hamm, one of the most influential electric bassists of the past half-century together for 2 specials nights at Athina live  
A member of the smash hit British rock group Supertramp since 1985, Carl Verheyen has played to millions of enthusiastic fans in sold out arenas worldwide. As the creative force behind The Carl Verheyen Band, he has released an impressive and eclectic discography that showcases his endless talents across a wide array of musical genres.
In his 40-plus years of playing the instrument, Carl has created a wildly successful, multi-faceted career. He is a critically-acclaimed musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer and educator   with 11 CDs and two live DVDs released worldwide. Carl is commonly regarded as a guitar virtuoso capable of playing any style of music with remarkable mastery and conviction. He has been one of LA’s elite “first call” session players for the past 25 years, playing on hundreds of records, movie soundtracks and television shows. Carl has graced the pages of countless industry publications and been the subject of numerous articles chronicling his rise to the forefront of the modern day guitar scene. Carl has won numerous polls and musical honors in the US, Germany, France, Italy and the UK. 

Through his innovative work as a solo artist and his contributions as a sideman,Stuart Hamm has firmly established himself as one of the most influential electric bassists of the past half-century. Extending the non-traditional function of the electric bass previously revolutionized by Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke in the 1970s, Hamm helped to reshape the contemporary concept of the bass guitar as an unaccompanied instrument with the utilization of polyphonic, two-handed tapping, slapping and popping techniques, chords, and harmonics. Although Hamm certainly wasn’t the first bass player to debut during the 1980s and employ an unorthodox approach to playing the electric bass, he was undoubtedly at the forefront of his generation who effectively fused the application of these unconventional techniques.

           
             


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Carl  Verheyen Band Feat.  Stu Hamm on November 1, 2013 at 21:00 & November 2, 2013 22 :30 at  Athina Live at Fakanas Art Music School - Posidonos av. 3 -  Moschato -  210-4813605 - 210-4819355 
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