Friday, August 29, 2008

Tony Levin -- An American Bass Player

Tony Levin is an American musician best know for his work with British progressive rock artists Peter Gabriel and King Crimson, he's also known for his use of the electric musical instrument known as the Chapman Stick.

Originally from Massachusetts, Tony Levin moved to New York City in the 70's where he became a much sought after session musician playing bass on albums by some of the biggest names in music during the 70's and 80's including Alice Cooper, Art Garfunkel, Cher, James Taylor, John Lennon, Judy Collins, Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Peter Frampton, Pink Floyd, and Yes. See Tony Levin's Discography for the complete list.

Working with producer Bob Ezrin on Alice Cooper's Welcome to My Nightmare, and Lou Reed's Berlin lead to working on the first Peter Gabriel solo album, and Tony has recorded and toured with Gabriel ever since.

Tony Levin

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