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  1. Essential Listening: Eric Johnson's 10 Greatest Guitar SongsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Guitar World

    As much as he might try to deny it, Eric Johnson is a member of that small group of players sometimes referred to as "guitarists' guitarists." Johnson is, however, well aware of the dual trademarks that are likely to become his legacy: instantly recognizable tone and a painstaking pursuit of perfection.

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  2. From October 1986, an hour from Q102, which used to deliver Texas' Best RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... its share of forgotten surprises: Talking Heads doing "Love for Sale," the used-to-be-ubiquitous Timbuk 3, Eric Johnson's "Trail of Tears" off Tones (oh, man, the '80s), Iggy Pop's "Cry for Love." Let's put it this way: This flashback closes with ...

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  3. Born of Osiris Guitarist Lee McKinney Premieres New Song, "Skylasher"Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Guitar World

    ... the past 16 years, releasing solo guitar albums has always been a goal of mine. Listening to Ah Via Musicom by Eric Johnson, Perpetual Burn by Jason Becker, Surfing with the Alien by Joe Satriani, Passion and Warfare by Steve Vai and many other solo ...

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  4. Eric Johnson & Mike SternRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Denver Westword

    While Austin, Texas-based guitar wiz Eric Johnson has delved into jazz before and paid homage to Wes Montgomery on "East Wes" on his album Ah Via Musicom , he's been steeped more in rock and occasionally blues for more than four decades. Fellow guitarist Mike Stern, on the other hand, is an East Coaster, has been at nearly as long but he's more of a jazz and fusion player.

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  5. 'Eclectic' mixes two unforgettable styles into one potent packageRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | Village Life

    Two bona fide guitar heroes in their respective fields - Eric Johnson in the rock realm and Mike Stern in the jazz world - go toe-to-toe on "Eclectic," a scintillating musical showcase that brings together their disparate influences in one potent package. See them perform live at Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 30. Guitar aficionados of all stripes will stand slack-jawed hearing these formidable six-stringers exchanging high octane licks on Stern's funky "Roll With It" and Johnson's cruising pop anthem "Hullabaloo" .

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  6. Eric Johnson and Mike Stern get 'Eclectic' on new album and tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Eric Johnson is among the most acclaimed guitarists of the past 30 years, a talented Texan whose six-string prowess has gained him fans across a variety of genres. Count jazz guitarist Mike Stern among them.

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  7. Knick actor Eric Johnson returns home to Edmonton for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... NHL," he says, chuckling. Once, he and his wife happened to be staying in the same L.A. hotel as the guitarist Eric Johnson. When Budd had a birthday gift delivered to her husband, it was sent to the guitarist by mistake. In The Knick, Johnson plays ...

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  8. See inside Stateside, Seatte's Most-Anticipated Fall Opening; Katsu Burger ExpandsRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Eater

    S tateside's Eric Johnson unlocked the doors of his new French-Vietnamese concept on Pike St. over the weekend, with lucky first diners sampling crispy duck fresh rolls, soy glazed beef short ribs, pickled mustard greens, and more from the inaugural menu. Have a look around the restaurant Eater Seattle readers voted the most anticipated of the fall.

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  9. Guitar - gods' to perform at Harvester CenterRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Publicity Photo: Famed guitarists Eric Johnson and Mike Stern will perform at the Harvester Center in Rocky Mount Saturday at 8 p.m. Two guitar heroes in their respective fields -- Eric Johnson in the rock realm and Mike Stern in the jazz world -- will perform at the Harvester Center in Rocky Mount on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. The guitarists go toe-to-toe on "Eclectic," a scintillating musical showcase that brings together their disparate influences in one potent package. One of the most outstanding instrumentalists in rock over the past 30 years, Texas guitar slinger and Grammy Award winner Eric Johnson was already a legend before he recorded his first album.

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  10. Guitar Greats Eric Johnson and Mike Stern to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The West Milford Messenger

    Guitar legends Eric Johnson and Mike Stern will perform together at the Newton Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. Grammy award winner and preeminent contemporary guitar player Eric Johnson is esteemed for his stunning guitar mastery. Six-time Grammy nominee Mike Stern has established himself as one of the premier jazz/jazz-fusion guitarists of his generation.

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  11. Eric Johnson / Eric Johnson & Mike SternRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    Guitar star Eric Johnson traverses three decades' worth of catalog on concert retrospective Europe Live . Joined by stalwart accompanists Chris Maresh and Wayne Salzmann II, the Austin native hits all the obvious signposts and classics in training .

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  12. 'The Knick' Star Eric Johnson Signs With WMERead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Canadian native is a series regular on Steven Soderbergh 's critically acclaimed Cinemax series , where he plays ambitious aspiring surgeon Dr. Everett Gallinger. Cinemax has renewed the period medical drama for a second season.

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  13. Eric Johnson & Mike Stern to Perform at WHBPAC, 11/7Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Guitar Gods Eric Johnson and Mike Stern join forces for a slamming six-string performance at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $45, $55, $65 and are available online at www.whbpac.org . Guitar lovers rejoice! Fresh off the 2014 Experience Hendrix tour, platinum-selling, Grammy-winning guitarist Eric Johnson is joined by fellow guitar legend Mike Stern for a progressive jazz and blues concert like no other.

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