Saturday, May 30, 2009

LIVE Guy Sebastian & Steve Cropper Complete Non-COMMvention Concert on NPR Music

Guy Sebastian shows off his extraordinary soulful vocals in concert with Steve Cropper. "Guy is one of the best singers I've ever worked with" says legendary guitarist and songwriter Steve Cropper of Booker T & The MG's.

Cropper, co-wrote Otis Redding's soul-classic "Dock of the Bay", and "In the Midnight Hour" among many other Stax/Volt hits.

Also on stage with Guy Sebastian is David Ryan Harris
gifted singer/songwriter/musician and producer who tours with John Mayer as part of his Band.

Listen here: NPR Music Media Player for the complete concert

The set comprises of:
  • "Like It Like That"
  • "All to Myself"
  • "I've Been Loving You Too Long"
  • "Bring Yourself"
  • "Take Me to the River"
More images from the concert
Courtesy of Guy Sebastian from his Facebook

Guy Sebastian, David Ryan Harris and Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper

Guy Sebastian and David Ryan Harris

Guy Sebastian Links:
Official US Website
Official Website
Official Forum
Comprehensive Wikipedia

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Guy Sebastian featuring Steve Cropper and David Ryan Harris at World Cafe Live

This show will bring together two musical greats, the incredible voice of "Australian Idol" Guy Sebastian and the legendary Stax axe man Steve Cropper. Their recent collaboration on Sebastian's 3 x platinum The Memphis Album has led to touring together, and the two are coming to World Cafe Live to kick up some soulful R&B.

Guy Sebastian is an Australian singer/songwriter with several top albums and singles under his belt since winning the country's first "Idol" contest in 2003. His joyous and individualistic style has won him over twenty music awards, and his U.S. debut is expected this summer.

Steve Cropper is named one of the "Top 100 Guitarists of All Time" by Rolling Stone, Steve Cropper first picked up a guitar at age 14 and began playing with local musicians in his native Tennessee. Legendary for for his work with Booker T & the MGs, The Blues Brothers, and his songwriting, engineering and producing, he has been inducted into the American Hall of Fame four times (Rock and Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Songwriters and Musicians). Cropper has been credited with writing some of the most enduring soul music of all time.

Join us this Friday 28 May as they perform the music that critics have called creative masterpieces. Listen Live

AND Check out Guy Sebastian on NBC Network - 'Like it Like That' is their Summer Promotional Song