A collaborative effort between Stephen Housden and Jim Malatesta, CEO of Vision 4 Music to document the history of Rock N' Roll's most prominent instrument, the electric guitar. The preliminary shoot featured twelve distinguished guitar players demonstrating techniques, musical styles and discussing their inspirations.
"From the Top of the Fret" is must see for any fan of rock music history, these artists not only show us their best chops, but get into detail about how they came up with the signature techniques that made them famous.
This clip features Brent Mason. An American session guitarist and occasional songwriter. He is known primarily for his work in the field of country music. In addition to releasing two instrumental studio albums, he holds several credits as a songwriter. He is a 12 time winner of the Academy of Country Music Guitarist of the Year Award and a two time winner of the CMA Award Musician of the Year.