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Konsertrecension: Steve Hackett time to show all its unruly width

Steve Hackett has never been afraid to break up and move on. The british virtuosgitarristen learned to play by three different bands, and became known as a member of Genesis mytologiserade early 70 talsuppställning and left in 1977, when the group's success began to stand in the way of creativity.

He began a solo career that quickly spread in all possible directions – progressive rock, classical, world music and well-known partners came and went in a steady stream. Brian May, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jimmy Page and The Yardbirds-members. In the 80s there was a quick stint in the supergroup GTR. It held in two years.

held on. During that time he has gone into the fight about who actually took the gitarrteknikerna tapping and sweeping to the rock music, released more than fifty albums and toured properly. In short: a spelglad lord. With a creative bran in your fingers which will never let him stand still.

Not this evening. Hackett don't have time to step on stage before an over-crowded Nalen has been countered by dramatic strings, pastoral flöjtpartier and blazing fast rocksolon. Our tour concept is based on the Genesis classic albums ”Selling England by the pound”, Hacketts fyrtioårsfirande solo album ”Spectral mornings” and a couple of new songs.

good and well to catch his breadth. Here we hear the melancholic melodispråk that just seems to be in the 80's rockgitarrvirtuoser, rhythmic, heavy metal, chinese folk music and förnöjsam yachtrock. The experienced sextionioåringen mastered all of them, and are in constant dialogue with Rob Townsends soprano saxophone until they melt together to one.

It is the episodic music, in which the many elements are brought together into an unruly stream of consciousness. So far from modern, effective pop music as you can get.

Sometimes it becomes a disadvantage, because despite everything, we find ourselves at a rock club. The small träbänken outside the concert hall filled quickly to the brim of tired fans. Hackett with friends have put together a full-scale concert program, complete with the pee break and easily provided intense contact to the audience. They deserve a teatersal and seated visitors who may be listening properly.

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