Howe has been touring recently, in support of his latest release, Travelling (HoweSound, 2010), an album which, in the classic guitar-organ-drums jazz trio format, not only delivers the goods with some new Howe compositions and jazz standards from Kenny Burrelland Jimmy Smith, but even revisits classic Yes tunes Close to the Edge" and Siberian Khatru."
AAJ Contributor Bruce Lindsay spoke to the veteran prog rocker about his unmistakable jazz roots, his passion for guitarists like Wes Montgomery, Barney Kessel and Charlie Byrd, and his current trio featuring organist Ross Stanley and son Dylan Howe, on drums. The result is an in-depth interview, Steve Howe: Great Guitars and Great Guitarists, that focuses more heavily (and uncharacteristically) on Howe's jazz proclivities, rather than his better-known work in the rock world.
In addition, you can read Bruce's insightful review of Travelling, also published today at AAJ.
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