We recently interviewed Joey DeFrancesco for "The Humbler - Danny Gatton". Danny and Joey made history together with their incredible album "Relentless". Recorded by engineer Ed Eastridge at his studio Big Mo in 1994. Danny Gatton and Joey DeFrancesco are both monster players and this album is very popular worldwide. more Danny Gatton at https://www.thehumblermovie.com more Joey DeFrancesco at http://www.joeydefrancesco.com Director of Photography was Sheila Smith Producer/Director was Virginia Quesada Sound was Jim Gilchrist Lighting was Louise Hernon
GATTON DEAD OF GUNSHOT WOUND original article By Richard Harrington October 6, 1994 Danny Gatton, once described as "The World's Greatest Unknown Guitar Player," apparently committed suicide Tuesday evening at his farm in Newburg, Md.Friends and family were stunned by the sudden death of the internationally renowned musician, who was a longtime fixture on the Washington music scene.According to Lt. Joe Montminy of the Charles County Sherriff's Office, police received a call from the Gatton home at 9:30 p.m. An emergency medical services team arrived at 9:41 p.m. and pronounced Gatton, 49, dead of a gunshot wound to the head that "appears [...]
Danny Gatton was given the title of "The Humbler" by Amos Garrett. Amos was in attendance at a live show in Berkeley, California in 1981 with Robert Gordon and Danny Gatton when a bootleg recording was made. Amos got a copy of this famous bootleg and he tagged it as "The Humbler". This title stuck as the tape passed through many guitar circles. NRG records released the bootleg recording officially in 1996. Glenn Holley was the producer. Cover of "The Humbler" CDRobert Gordon and Danny Gatton Live at Berkeley Square 1981
http://staging.washingtonian.com/2016/04/11/root-boy-slim-documentary-dick-bangham/ "The Humbler -Danny Gatton" was written up in a recent Washington Magazine article that profiled local music stories that are being immortalized on film. These films included the "Root Boy Slim" documentary; Feast Your Ears - The Story of WHFS 102.3 FM; and Nighthawks on the Blue Highway. The Humbler, the story of Grammy-nominated guitarist Danny Gatton, is nearly finished, says director and Twinbrook resident Virginia Quesada. A veteran of music videos and documentaries, she’s worked “off and on” for 26 years on the DC-born Gatton’s story. The film is“ramping up now,” Quesada says, and she plans to launch [...]
"Redneck Jazz Explosion" "The Humbler - Danny Gatton" has licensed footage from "Redneck Jazz" for use in our feature documentary on Danny Gatton. These are some excerpts from " Song of India".
Redneck Jazz Trio. This group from Norway was given permission from Holly Gatton to use their name. They are HUGE Danny Gatton fans.
Danny Gatton and excerpt from his interview for "The Humbler Danny Gatton"
We interviewed Jack Casady on December 1, 2015 for the Humbler Danny Gatton Movie.
1993 Troubadour, West Hollywood, California. Excerpt from Harlem Nocturne from the show. Footage was shot by Robert Kittilä and donated to The Humbler - Danny Gatton feature documentary.
Guitar World News Danny Gatton Solos with a Full Beer Bottle and Towel — Video Posted 08/25/2015 by Damian Fanelli The late Danny Gatton had a nickname: "The Humbler." As in, "You think you're so great? Let's see you go head to head with Gatton. You will be humbled." Guitar World DVD: Learn '30 Hot Country Licks' in Styles of Brent Mason, Danny Gatton, James Burton and More Gatton, who also was known as "the Telemaster" and "the world's greatest unknown guitarist" (a nickname he shared with his friend Roy Buchanan) could play country, rockabilly, jazz and blues guitar with equal authority—and sometimes [...]