soundcheck with Eric Clapton at the RAH, London.
On stage at the Royal Albert Hall
Killer band in Holland warming up for the Royal Albert Hall gig: Mike Feltham, Rick Melick, Anton Fig, Joe Bonamassa, Carmine Rojas, Sean Freeman, Lee Thornburg
The view from backstage about to walk on the RAH.
The RAH might not be built for electric music but she sure is pretty
Taking a bow after the RAH show. A 10 camera shoot and one night to get it right. Not MUCH pressure.
After show RAH hang: Anton Fig, Carmine Rojas, Josh Shirley, Rick Melick, Kevin Shirley
Two in a series. What a privilege to play this gig
Bernie Marsden from Whitesnake can play the blues. So can Joe Bonamassa.
In the south west of France. The gig is a decommissioned bull ring. This gig was also with ZZ Top.
One from the vault in the 80's with big hair. Doug Parkinson, Rick Melick, Billy, Tony Azzopardi, Terry Murray, Kerry Jacobson. Front row: Mark Williams, Charlie Hull
Backstage with members of Deep Purple after a show in Paris at the historic Olympia Theatre
1 is a very lovely number when it comes to chart positions
A good place to be: at the top!
North Sea crossing.
Loading the buses and trucks onto a ferry in France.
Wrapping the "You And Me" sessions at The Palms Studio, Las Vegas. Doug Henthorn, Carmine Rojas, Joe Bonamassa, Rick Melick, Kevin Shirley, Jason Bonham, Pat Thrall, Mark Gray.
An early US tour: although this is not all of us, it was a much smaller operation
Peter Van Weelden, one of the worlds greatest guitar amplifier makers getting inside my point and shoot camera at Blackrock Studio in Greece. (He couldn't fix it)
For me, the best thing about European churches is the art.
My live rig: Korg M-88, Roland 700sx and my 1969 Hammond B3 and 122 Leslie
Rick Melick, Anton Fig, Carmine Rojas Royal Albert Hall. Concentrating hard. A $250k 10 camera one chance only film shoot.
Backstage in Florida with Carmine Rojas, Ricky Medlocke and his Mrs, Rick Melick
Backstage LA House of Blues with the greatGlenn Hughes.
Nice shot by my friend Rhona Pierce
setup at North Sea Jazz Festival. When you are slotted between Robin Fors, Larry Carlton and Steely Dan you better bring your "A" game
Early 2000's at an Elvis Festival (check out the name of the fruit shop) withChris Bailey, Buzz Bidstrup, Marty Hailey, Rick Melick and some unknowns
-20 degrees F in Red Square for the first time. Jay Phebus tour manager, Bogie Bowles, Carmine Rojas, Joe Bonamassa, Aaron Lakner, Rick Melick
Live shot in Holland at a warm up gig for the RAH
One angle of my studio. I love the way file sharing has opened up opportunities for us all.
After show at LA House of Blues: Glenn Hughes, Steve Lukather, God Knows Who and Rick Melick
Backstage Hammersmith Odeon and this was the first of the surprises. Rick Melick, Roy Weisman, Carmine Rojas, Joe Bonamassa
We'll never be separated in this life. 60's LOVE
Drawbars are alot of fun
My first gig in Scandinavia was at the Skanavik Festival in Norway. Mid summer and so much fun
Just another jobbing musician.
Early days with Bonamassa at a club in Spain.
Impossible not to be mesmerised by this Russian icon
Disneyland for grwon-ups
Dinner with Crosby and Kenny Loggins before they joined us onstage
And I love what I get to do at work.
What a treat. This is the first of many hangs with the great Chris Squire. Joe Bonamassa, Chris and Scotty, Rick Melick
Very little beats a sunny day in London
Mumbai Blues Festival, India. Carmine Rojas and RM
Harbour front in Oslo, Norway with Carmine Rojas, RM and Aaron Lakner
Dave Pate. Killer guitar tech and not bad with a practical joke either
Tourist time on the rook of the Cathederal in Milan, Italy
At the F1 in Bahrain. Got to meet Jackie Stewart, Lewis Hamilton and others. Never occurred to me to get the ticket autographed.