Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Hank Marvin's electric guitar playing draws praise

Hank Marvin's electric guitar playing has been given more rave reviews after Cliff Richard and The Shadows called at the O2 Arena.
Great deals on musical instruments

Electric guitar player Hank Marvin has received further praise for his performances on the Cliff Richard and The Shadows reunion tour.

The veteran musician played his trademark red Fender Stratocaster as the legendary band performed three gigs at London's O2 Arena this week.

According to Ben Walsh of the Independent, Hank's electric guitar sounded immaculate and crisp during the shows.

The Shadows were hailed for giving Sir Cliff a respectability that he has not achieved in "aeons" - as the audience appeared to have "nothing but respect" for the 68-year-old singer.

Caroline Sullivan of the Guardian also gave the band a good review, singling out the nine songs they performed without Sir Cliff for particular praise.

"Their playing was dazzling," she commented.

"And certified classics such as Apache sounded cool and vital."

Ms Sullivan added that it was difficult not to love Hank Marvin after the electric guitar player gently teased Sir Cliff and described the band as "silver foxes".

Buy an electric guitar nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19387906-ADNFCR

Posted on 1 Oct 2009 11:23 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio

11 Jan 2017 11:33
thumbnail

The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.

3 Jan 2017 16:45
thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10
thumbnail

Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health

21 Oct 2016 17:40
thumbnail

Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17

Recent Music News

thumbnail

After changing hands several times over the years, Kurt's revered Hagstrom will now be auctioned today with all the proceeds of the auction going to charity.

16 Feb 2017 12:31
thumbnail

The M-Audio CODE 61 and CODE 49 has been released in a stylish new black design, combining a stunning aesthetic with classic tone.

15 Feb 2017 15:33
thumbnail

Featuring an abundance of exciting new features, the M2 series promises a vast amount of creative and auditory opportunities to the discerning DJ.

15 Feb 2017 10:55
thumbnail

Suffering from a shortage of funds in recent years, the Welsh educational system has experienced a slump in students who are expressing interest in music.

14 Feb 2017 13:19
thumbnail

An excellent audio solution to the mixing processes of the modern day producer, the JBL LSR6325P Studio Monitors are currently available with a huge reduction

13 Feb 2017 11:54
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22