You probably know Greg Martin as the lead guitarist for the Grammy Award winning Kentucky HeadHunters, but he’s a lot more than that! Possessing what I believe to be the absolute best Les Paul tone I’ve ever heard, he’s also involved in some killer side projects and even hosts his own radio show. I was lucky enough to get the chance to talk with Greg recently, and we talked about these things and so much more. He is one interesting cat!
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He’s played with blues greats in Chicago and collaborated with some of the big names in Nashville. He also began producing and recording other artists in his home studio, where both of his albums were recorded. With his latest release, “Have Axe – Will Groove,” Mark Robinson has established himself as one of the go to musicians in all of Nashville. Voted “Best Roots/Americana Guitar Player” in The Alternate Root Magazine’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards AND named to List of “Top 20 Roots Guitar Players” by the same magazine, Mark is a force to be reckoned with! He was kind enough to take the time to talk with VTB about his latest album, his gear, his influences and what he hopes to accomplish in the future.
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