Check out this massive career spanning video interview and retrospective on GE Smith’s life and career from picking up a guitar at age four to his Emmy Award winning work on Saturday Night Live and beyond.
Founded in 1997, the Television Academy Foundation’sArchive of American Television has conducted over 800 oral history interviews (over 4000 hours) with the legends of television. These interviews chronicle the birth and growth of American TV History as it evolves, and make the interviews available worldwide. The Archive continues to produce new interviews every year. The collection covers a variety of professions, genres, and topics in electronic media history.
The interviews are done in a life-history format, starting with the interviewees’ early years and influences. The interview then moves into their major television work, and concludes with the interviewee’s thoughts about his or her craft, as well as advice to aspiring professionals. The interviews are presented uncut and unscripted.
Sat, March 21, 2015 at the Infinity Hall in Hartford, CT. Show at 8 PM
With three of the most prolific rock guitarists in the world GE Smith (Roger waters band), Jim Weider The Band), Danny Kortchmar (Jackson Brown band) this is sure to be a historic night of Blues & Roots Rock & Roll. Playing tunes from Roy Buchanan, Little Richard, Lee Dorsey and Bo Diddley to Al Green and more, the three Masters are joined by Jeff Hill Brian Mitchell & Randy Ciarlante to complete this righteous band.
Want to enjoy some hot fun in the winter time? Join GE and the Fur Peace Ranch at The Dana on Mission Bay and take a break from winter’s woes while learning from this master musician.
San Diego’s perfect climate and the premier waterfront setting and accommodations at The Dana will be our/your home “On The Road”. When: February 02 – 06, 2015 GE will be teaching an acoustic guitar class called: Leading the Way with the Acoustic Guitar Level 2/3 All of the great lessons, G.E. has taught on electric guitar are focused on the acoustic guitar for this workshop.
This workshop will explore the basics of blues and rock guitar and will provide the tools for creating exciting, dynamic lead solos. You will learn the sound and form of acoustic guitar from its most elementary licks through improvisational blues and rock playing.
Whether you are a new acoustic guitar enthusiast or experienced, this workshop will improve your playing and expand your knowledge of acoustic guitar. Sign up now!