“I can’t be a better Paul McCartney. I can’t be a better you. I can only be a better me”: 7 questions with Kat Dyson

Kat Dyson performs onstage
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Kat Dyson has been there and done that – she has played with Prince, Cyndi Lauper, Usher, George Clinton... you name it. 

Dyson is a renowned composer and vocalist, and dynamite with an electric guitar in hand, and she recently checked in with GW for a quick-fire Q&A, talking first guitars, first songs, and more.

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Joe Matera

Joe Matera is an Australian guitarist and music journalist who has spent the past two decades interviewing a who's who of the rock and metal world and written for Guitar World, Total Guitar, Rolling Stone, Goldmine, Sound On Sound, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and many others. He is also a recording and performing musician and solo artist who has toured Europe on a regular basis and released several well-received albums including instrumental guitar rock outings through various European labels. Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera has called him, "... a great guitarist who knows what an electric guitar should sound like and plays a fluid pleasing style of rock." He's the author of Backstage Pass: The Grit and the Glamour.