Masterclass with Steve Morse of Deep Purple
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp presents: A Masterclass with Steve Morse!
Chat and INTERACT LIVE with Steve as he shares writing tips and strategies for recognizing, keeping and developing ideas. Directly ask him a question in this exclusive Masterclass.
Steve Morse is a guitarist renowned for his intricate compositions, innovative techniques, and versatility across musical genres. Having started playing guitar around the age of 11, he later on attended University of Miami's School of Music, where he studied classical guitar and jazz. A "guitarist's guitarist", he was voted "Best Overall Guitarist" in the Guitar Player Readers Poll for five consecutive years, before being removed from eligibility to open the award to other musicians, and being inducted into their Gallery of Greats. His work has received seven Grammy award nominations, and he has appeared on over 200 albums.
Steve has established himself in a wide range of musical genres, from classical guitar to jazz and fusion to country and bluegrass to progressive rock, pop rock and hard rock, beginning with bands such as the Dixie Dregs, the Steve Morse Band and Kansas. In 1994, Steve joined Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Deep Purple, and is the band's longest-serving guitarist. In 2011, Steve became a member of the newly formed progressive pop/rock supergroup Flying Colors. In between work with his bands, Steve appears and records with other artists, guesting on over 60 albums to date.
Steve plays a series of signature guitars designed with Ernie Ball Music Man, outfitted with his signature DiMarzio pickups, and ENGL amplifiers, all of which contribute to his ubiquitous guitar sound.