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Effects Pedals: What does Eric use?

on March 28, 2009 - 8:06pm

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Clapton went through a period where he had a massive effects rack at his disposal. Of the effects available to him, Clapton only used the tri-stereo chorus. Through the 2004 solo tour, Eric used a tri-stereo chorus (Boss Chorus CE-3), a Leslie pedal,......

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Winwood / Clapton: Who's Who in the Band for US Tour

on March 26, 2009 - 5:29am

On 11 February, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood announced a 14 city U.S. tour that kicks off 10 June in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The tour follows their collaboration at the Chicago Crossroads Guitar Festival in July 2007 and three concerts at Madison Square Garden in February 2008. These shows were acclaimed by fans and critics alike. Double-disc DVD and CD sets recorded at the Madison Square Garden concerts are expected later this spring. The Winwood / Clapton 2009 performances will certainly be amongst the "must see" shows of the U.S. summer concert season.

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EC Spring 2009 Tour: Tim Carmon Joins The Band!

on March 25, 2009 - 7:10pm

In May 2009, Eric Clapton will kick-off a 14 date Ireland / UK tour with performances in Dublin, Liverpool, Manchester and an 11 night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall. For these dates, an additional player has been added to the band lineup ... Tim Carmon on keyboards. The complete Eric Clapton Band lineup for all May 2009 dates is now Chris Stainton (keyboards), Tim Carmon (keyboards), Steve Gadd (drums), Andy Fairweather-Low (guitar), Willie Weeks (bass), Sharon White (backing vocals) and Michelle John (backing vocals)....

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2008 and beyond - History and Lineups

on March 25, 2009 - 7:09pm

In a 29 March 2007 interview with the Associated Press, Eric Clapton said that after the second Crossroads Guitar Festival (28 July 2007), "I'm going to disappear for a year or two and have some fun." As has become the norm, Eric's self-imposed "time off" didn't last very long. Before......

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Carmon, Tim

on March 25, 2009 - 7:09pm

Tim Carmon was born and raised in Washington, D.C. His career eventually took him to Los Angeles. In addition to playing keyboards, Tim Carmon is also a drummer, vocalist, and producer. He is a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of Arts. A few of the artists he has worked......

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