All Rights Reserved. Gary Clark JR @ Roseland with Gary Clark Jr, lead vocals / guitar, King Zapata (Eric Zapata), Guitar; Johnny Radelat, Drums; Johnny Bradley, Bass It wasn’t all about Clark specifically, even though his was the name on the marquee. In fact, many modern-day touring musicians use guitars you could walk out of Guitar Center with or find online for pennies on the dollar. Right on time at 9:30 p.m., the 29-year-old Clark ambled onstage with a quick smile, a brief wave, and a fist bump for a fan down front. And he’s turned up onstage alongside legends ranging from Eric Clapton (at the Crossroads Guitar Festival) to B.B. Bassist Brandon Schwartzel plays a stock Fender Mustang PJ bass (about $550) with a few cosmetic details he added. Last but certainly not least we come to one of the faces of modern metal music, Jim Root. Raves in Rolling Stone and elsewhere for Clark's 2011 "Bright Lights EP," his first Warner Bros. Records release, helped establish his bona fides. Criminal or Civil Court records found on Eric's Background Report Criminal or Civil Court records found on Eric's Family, Friends, Neighbors, or Classmates View Details. Recommended by The Wall Street Journal However, the inspiration for many of these pricey signature models came from his modification of an off the shelf Fender Blacktop Jazzmaster, which retails for around $500, give or take. Rig Rundown - Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata , Melanie Faye’s Guitar Solo (and vocals) on Sunshine Bloom, Car Seat Headrest: Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales. But to be fair, when you’re playing packed punk clubs all over the world, maybe having a bass that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to replace is for the best…. Fandalism is a site where musicians like Eric Paul Zapata meet guitarists, drummers, bassists, singers, and other musicians. King in the 1950s; Clark, taking a cue from King, stamped it with a relatively modest solo. Clark’s guitar chops truly shine in the outro, demonstrating his mastery of the entire fretboard, as he performs howling blues lines in multiple positions up and down the neck. Released 23 October 2012 on Warner Bros. (catalog no. Court Records found View. Eric Zapata's Pedalboard (Gary Clark Jr.) Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by gtrguru, Jul 13, 2014. Blues melodies are most often built from the Pentatonic Minor scale and its cousin, the aptly named Blues Scale. View Photos. “Bright Lights” is a wonderfully simple blues-rock number in the key of A minor. Beck has been seen playing a Silvertone 1448 throughout the past few decades, a one pickup, entry level guitar available in the Sears catalogs of the 60s and 70s. Shades of fellow Texan Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Chuck Berry, colored the driving “Travis County.” Clark and his bandmates felt right at home with the 12-bar blues of “Three O’Clock Blues,” a hit for Lowell Fulsom in the 1940s and B.B. Rhythm guitarist Eric Zapata, an enigma in black shades, hat and cloak, handled numerous solos; his strangled tone gave the band its psychedelic slant.