Andy Summers

Andy Summers is the British guitarist in the band The Police. Never renowned for playing solos or improvising he nevertheless didn't let that stop him becoming one of the most influential British guitarists of the 80's and beyond.!

Andy understands the rules of being a guitarist in a 3 piece rock band - fill the sound out to make it sound like more players. Very Jimi. Coming from a jazz background he was always slipping in sus chords.

Andy is an uber Riffmeister

The iconic Every Breath You Take riff was created in a few minutes. They were struggling to get EBYT to work in the studio. Someone said 'give it a go' and Andy came up with that iconic riff in two takes, the rest is history!

Songs: Every Breath You Take, Message in a Bottle

Gear: Fender Telecaster   

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