by Mike Springer, Open Culture:
In this fun new video from CDZA, guitarist Mark Sidney Johnson takes us on an entertaining romp through more than fifty years of the rock guitar solo, from Chuck Berry to John Mayer.
Along the way Johnson rips through a succession of famous riffs and
solos by Keith Richards, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page, Eric
Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Randy Rhoads, Eddie Van Halen, Slash ... and
those are only a few from the first half of the video.
Johnson is an English multi-instrumentalist and songwriter based in
New York. He works regularly as a session guitarist and plays with The Brit Pack
as well as the experimental music video group CDZA, short for
For more examples of their offbeat and innovative
work, visit the CDZA Web site.
via That Eric Alper