Trailer for 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' Posted Online
A trailer for a new documentary celebrating the life of guitarist Jason Becker has been release. The film, titled Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet, will be released sometime in 2012.
As many of you may know, Becker suffers from ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was diagnosed with ALS during his time in David Lee Roth's band in 1989 and was given only three to five years to live. While the disease has taken his ability to play guitar, walk and even speak, Becker is still alive and composing.
Becker now communicates with his eyes using a system devised by his father. Thanks to the aid of computers, he has retained the ability to compose, and everyone close to the guitarist maintains that his mind is as sharp as ever.
On March 26, Joe Satriani, Steve Lukather, Richie Kotzen and more will take part in the Jason Becker's Not Dead Yet festival in San Francisco, which will serve to raise money "toward medical supplies for Jason as well as a trust fund to provide for his future security."
You Might Also Like...
Female International Rock Jam with Larissa Basílio, Irene Ketikidi, Anouck André and Laura Klinkert — Video18 hours 38 sec ago
18 hours 40 min ago
19 hours 33 min ago
19 hours 43 min ago
Guitar World DVD: Learn '50 Essential Expert Licks' from Joe Satriani, Jeff Loomis, Andy Timmons and More19 hours 48 min ago
19 hours 52 min ago
19 hours 58 min ago