Guitar duels are the quick ticket to music credibility. Jam with your heroes and test your skills! Or learn a a thing or two from the masters. As Pat Metheny once said, “Always try to be the worst player in every band you are in.”
Guitar duels have been romanticized in the movie “Crossroads,” where “Karate Kid” star Ralph Macchio beat legend Steve Vai in a solo.
Last July 3, I attended a dueling guitars gig called Mas Mayabang Ako (or simply, MMA) at SaGuijo. It was organized by Barangay Tibay, with selected guitarists invited to jam with each other and show off their skills.
This was no ordinary show, as the event not only had the most blistering guitarists in the country, it also made sure the pairings were unusual.
Francis Brew Reyes of Peso Movement faced off with Jeriko Aguilar, Ka Freddie Aguilar’s son.
Former Rivermaya colleagues Kakoi Legaspi and Mike Elgar dueled with the Razorback boys TirsoRead More »from Pinoy rock gods face off in a night of dueling guitars