My Fantasy Band: Rob Thomas
Friday 05 June 2009
Vocals - Robert Plant
But the Robert Plant from 1972. He had moves then that nobody else had and a voice that created what rock singers wanted to sound like from that point on. The lead singer has to be a good frontman and in his day he was the best.
Guitar - The Edge
I'd love to get a guitar player who was a solid guy as well as a good player and the Edge is a wall of sound. He uses amazing tones and he makes his guitar sound like so many different instruments and there's such a rhythmic element to everything he plays that I think it would be a different vibe for any musician to be around.
Bass - Tony Levin
He has played with a ton of people but the stuff he did with Pater Gabriel was so solid. Astounding stuff.
Keyboards - Chester Thompson
He's Carlos Santana's keyboardist. He's your consummate kind of jam-band keyboard player but he can also play "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and make you cry. That's what's important. The best players are the ones who can play a million miles a minute but don't.
Drums - Dennis Chambers
He plays with Carlos too. He plays all over the place but he knows the importance of being steady and that's important in rock'n'roll.
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