No, 7-string shred specialist Jeff Loomis isn’t signing with Windham Hill. In a recent interview with Ultimate Guitar, the former Nevermore guitarist revealed his relationship with the acoustic guitar:
Some of the majority of my writing is usually done on an Ovation. I have this really cheap Celebrity Ovation that’s just sitting around the house and I’ll pick it up and just jam on it. Lots of my ideas get inspired from that guitar. I used to listen to Leo Kottke. My father had a huge, huge record collection so I grew up listening to a lot of ’70s music as well. Other players I listened to back then were John McLaughlin and Al DiMeola and I love gypsy jazz players as well like Stochello Rosenberg who’s amazing.
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