Guitar Gabby: "Understanding where guitar music came from helps young black women like me, out here paving our own paths"

Guitar Gabby
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“I am happy to play my role in bringing the change that’s much-needed in this industry,” explains Gabriella ‘Guitar Gabby’ Logan, who manages and fronts her own collective, The TxLips Band. 

Today the American singer/guitarist is speaking to Guitar World about how she’s creating a global platform for black women in music and hoping to inspire a diversity that’s still clearly lacking across all sectors of the industry. Her message is a powerful one that needs to be heard.

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Amit Sharma

Amit has been writing for titles like Total GuitarMusicRadar and Guitar World for over a decade and counts Richie Kotzen, Guthrie Govan and Jeff Beck among his primary influences as a guitar player. He's worked for magazines like Kerrang!Metal HammerClassic RockProgRecord CollectorPlanet RockRhythm and Bass Player, as well as newspapers like Metro and The Independent, interviewing everyone from Ozzy Osbourne and Lemmy to Slash and Jimmy Page, and once even traded solos with a member of Slayer on a track released internationally. As a session guitarist, he's played alongside members of Judas Priest and Uriah Heep in London ensemble Metalworks, as well as handled lead guitars for legends like Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols, The Faces) and Stu Hamm (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, G3).