Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Chicago, through and through...


Don't pass this up. This kid can play.

"Trevor Menear is a guitarist and singer-songwriter based in Chicago. His music encompasses the genres of rock, jazz and blues. His guitar playing has been compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Duane Allman, who are amongst his list of influences that also include Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, Frank Zappa, the Beatles and Nirvana. Menear’s debut album, Introducing Trevor Menear, also featuring the Trevor Menear band, was released digitally on July 15, 2008 and will be released on CD August 1, 2008.

Trevor Menear is the son of radio personality, Kevin Matthews. He was born in Grand Rapids, MI and moved to Chicago with his family at a young age. Trevor began playing guitar at age 10 and then played the House of Blues in Chicago at 13.
Menear was offered three musical scholarships and chose to attend the University of Tennessee, where he studied for one semester before returning to Chicago to become more involved with his music and the Chicago music scene. In addition to writing and playing music, Menear has experimented with producing his own tracks. His cover of “John Sinclair” was recorded with an antique Meissner 9-1065 78 rpm record lathe, which records directly onto a vinyl record."

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