Have you ever met your idol(s) ?
Posted by: Laurent ()
Date: August 14, 2006 10:32PM

I guess a lot of us are concerert goes, or at least used to be. Some of us have been lucky - or unlucky ! - to meet some of our favourite artists or, why not, even became friends with them... Would you mind sharing some of your recollections ?

David Garfield (George Benson, Cher, session ace). Great guy and friend since 2000.
Neil Stubenhaus (Top L.A. session bass player). Very friendly guy. Good friend since 2000.
Neil Murray (Whitesnake) - Great guy. Friends since 1998.
Ron Wikso (Gregg Rolie, David Lee Roth). Great guy. Friends since 2001.
Michael O'Neill (George Benson, Rickie Lee Jones). Brilliang guy and friend since 2001).
Alex Ligertwood (Santana). Great guy. Very funny. Good friend since 2001.
Brandon Fields (Top L.A. session sax player). Great guy. Opinionated and frank. Good friend since 2003.
Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey). Very friendly.
Steve Fister (Lita Ford). Very friendly.
Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake). Friendly and interesting.
Carmine Appice (Ozzy, Nugent). Very friendly.
John JR Robinson (L.A.'s number 1 session drummer and drums legend). Very friendly and funny. Good friend since 2002.
Todd Suchermann (Styx). Very friendly.
Ricky Phillips (Styx). Very friendly.
Eric Singer (Kiss). Friendly and cool.
Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake). Friendly.
Micky Moody (Whitesnake). Not friendly at all.
Amir Derakh (Orgy, Rough Cutt). Arrogant midget.
Lenny Castro (Top L.A. session percussion player). Funny and friendly. Great sense of humour.
Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big). Professional.
Glenn Hughes. Very friendly and interesting.
Paul Young (Mike & The Mechanics). Very friendly and party friendly. Met him three months before he passed away.
Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann). Friendly.
Zoro (Lenny Kravitz). Strange. Not unfriendly but strange.
Steve Gadd (THE drumming legend - Steely Dan, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, etc.). A real gentleman. Very polite.
Spike Edney (Queen). Not friendly and arrogant.
Jamie Moses (Queen, Brian May). Nice guy.
Alphonso Johnson (Santana, Weather Report, Phil Collins). Very nice, friendly and interesting.
Steve Lukather (Toto). Here's the light version : pretentious and arrogant.
Gregg Bissonnette (David Lee Roth). Friendly and funny.
Mike Porcaro (Toto). Friendly and quiet.
Steve Porcaro (Toto). Friendly and quiet.
Simon Phillips (Toto). Friendly and quiet.
Bobby Kimball (Toto). Friendly.
Michael Landau (Pink Floyd, Seal, session ace). Professional.
Abraham Laboriel Jr. (Paul McCartney, Sting). Extremely friendly and cool.
Abraham Laboriel Sr. (Legendary bass player). Unique individual. Wonderful gentleman.
Vinnie Colaiuta (Sting, Zappa, session ace). Nice... lives in his own world :-)
Jimmy Johnson (James Taylor, session ace). Very very nice.
Will Lee (David Letterman Show bass player, session ace). Very funny guy. And friendly too.
Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, session ace). Nice guy. Gentle giant.
Oscar Seaton (George Benson, Lee Ritenour, Lionel Richie, etc.). Wonderful guy. Good friends since 2003.
George Benson (jazz/pop legend). Very professional and rather friendly.
Kenya Hatthaway (American Idol backing vocalist). Superb lady.
Mark Kohler (Krokus). Nice guy.
Fernando Von Arb (Krokus). Nice guy.

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Have you ever met your idol(s) ?240 Laurent 08/14/2006 10:32PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 144 Lightninjackcane 08/14/2006 11:59PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 174 Alex 08/15/2006 01:05AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 166 Leet2607 08/15/2006 01:23AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 187 Idiosyncrasy 08/15/2006 02:36AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 165 Nick 08/15/2006 06:51PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 194 Britny 08/15/2006 08:39PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 142 Cyndi J 08/15/2006 11:34PM
And what a fantastic surname it is!! ;o) 177 Paul Ryan 08/16/2006 12:07AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 183 Justin 08/15/2006 03:00AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 189 Todd S 08/15/2006 03:06AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 175 Todd S 08/15/2006 08:05AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 165 Tony M 08/15/2006 08:52AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 179 Captain Can Man 08/15/2006 12:24PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 144 Andrew 08/15/2006 12:49PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 176 the ORIGINAL brent 08/15/2006 01:41PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 180 Aussie Dave 08/15/2006 02:05PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 216 Arney 08/15/2006 07:39PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 167 Party Liason 08/15/2006 08:58PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 153 OzzMosiz 08/15/2006 09:41PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 163 arenean 08/15/2006 10:26PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 167 Rob DeVore 08/16/2006 03:40AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 193 Laurent 08/16/2006 04:40PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 146 AndyC 08/16/2006 04:57PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 200 Rob DeVore 08/16/2006 11:00PM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 168 phil2 08/17/2006 01:38AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 179 Captain Can Man 08/17/2006 08:17AM
Re: Have you ever met your idol(s) ? 156 Melodie Crock 08/17/2006 10:25AM
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