An exploration of both thoughtful and emphatic guitar playing, focused primarily around Gabor’s flawless acoustic playing, Finger Fusion also showcases Gabor’s Steve Vai-esque amped-up mastery. Gabor and his band skirt on the edges of jazz, highlighted with some brilliant sax courtesy of Eric Marienthal, but ultimately take more of a progressive approach with moving time signatures and fluid chord structures that keep the listener on their toes.
Lead track ‘Faith and Glory’ has had huge support in the UK, being handpicked as Jazz FM‘s track of the week in March 2020.
Having fought against a seemingly incurable back condition which threatened to put an end to his guitar playing for good, Gabor has built a career out of his amazing playing, meeting and collaborating with some brilliant musicians along the way as well as playing shows and showcases such as NAMM. Pulling together an all-star band for the new album: Simon Phillips (Toto, The Who, Judas Priest, Joe Satriani, Gary Moore among others), Jimmy Haslip (Yellowjackets, Blackjack, Ronnie Wood), Mario Guarini (bass player on many Italian TV shows), Andrea Cocilovo, Eric Marienthal (Chick Corea Elektric Band) and Chad Wackerman (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai, Andy Summers), the new album is a work of art.
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