GREG HOWE featuring Stu Hamm
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 7:00 PM EDT
The Token Lounge, WESTLAND, MI
18 years and over
In his 30 year career, Greg Howe has produced, written and arranged nine
solo instrumental studio albums along with two collaboration albums with
Richie Kotzen of the Winery Dogs. In addition, Howe has contributed to a
long list of albums/records by other artists.
Greg Howe has collaborated with artists such as Dennis Chambers, Victor
Wooten, Richie Kotzen, Jason Becker, Billy Sheehan, Stu Hamm, Simon
Phillips, Marco Minneman, and Eddie Jobson. He's also made a name for
himself as a stellar sideman and session musician with artists like Michael
Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias,
and many more. His TV appearances include The Grammy's, American Music
Awards, The Tonight Show, The Today Show, The Billboard Awards, Teen Choice
Awards, just to name a few.
Howe has also developed a solid reputation as a technical innovator,
particularly for his strong utilization of tapping, unusual time signatures
and his "hammer-on from nowhere" legato method. His self-titled debut album
"Greg Howe" is ranked tenth best shred album of all time by Guitar World
In 2006, Shrapnel Records celebrated Greg's 20 year career with “Collection
– The Shrapnel Years” – an album containing some of his best musical moments
— comprised of shred fest ditties such as "Bad Racket" and "Joker's Wild,"
as well as the popular "Jump Start" and the funky "Howe 'Bout It." These
tracks also contain standout performances by some of the greatest musicians
in progressive music, including drummers Dennis Chambers and Atma Anur,
Keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij, as well as bassists Billy Sheehan and Victor
Wooten along with other world class players.
NEW ALBUM DESCRIPTION: Greg Howe "Wheelhouse" is paying homage to what Greg Howe is best known for. The album also has a somewhat throwback vibe to it
in which there are musical ideas that you'll most commonly find on some of
Greg Howe's previous albums such as "Introspection" and "Tilt". The sound is
very upbeat, with a special guest appearance by Richie Kotzen from the
SHOW/TOUR DESCRIPTION: You can expect Greg Howe doing Greg Howe and if you
like the way he plays you'll get a live version of that. Greg Howe will be
performing new songs off of the most current album "Wheelhouse", but will
also perform his most popular and fan favorite songs such as "Jump Start",
"Kick it all over", "Sunny", and many more.