Prime Cuts

Prime Cuts

by Steve Morse

CD

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Overview

Prime Cuts

As with the other entries in the Magna Carta Prime Cuts series, the Steve Morse edition collects several standout recordings that the guitarist played on for the label. While this ten-track release (the last track being a video interview) should in no way, shape, or form be considered a Morse overview -- not a single track from his Dixie Dregs or Deep Purple eras is included (as well as nada from most of his solo recordings) -- Prime Cuts does serve as a kind of "unconventional taster" of Morse's playing. For example, you get a simply shredding rendition of Rush's never-ending instrumental "La Villa Strangiato," as well as some nifty acoustic guitar diddling on Yes' "The Clap." And while they may not be the best-known solo cuts from his career, tracks such as "Heightened Awareness" and "Busybodies" are indeed worthy showcases of Morse's vast guitar talents.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/24/2005
Label: Magna Carta
UPC: 0026245100329
catalogNumber: 451003

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Steve Morse   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Overdubs,Classical Guitar
Billy Sheehan   Bass
Terry Bozzio   Percussion,Drums
Dave LaRue   Bass,Bass Guitar
James Murphy   Guitar
John Petrucci   Guitar
Mike Portnoy   Drums
Van Romaine   Drums
Jordan Rudess   Keyboards
Dave Townson   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Brendt Allman   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Mark Wood   Electric Violin

Technical Credits

Steve Morse   Composer
Mike Varney   Executive Producer
Vapourspace   Producer,Remixing
Jordan Rudess   Composer
Peter Morticelli   Executive Producer

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