English guitarist Matt Schofield is a proud torchbearer of the British blues guitar. He has toured internationally with his trio for decades, cementing his reputation as one of the most exciting and distinctive blues guitarists in the world. Greg and Matt talk about traversing lockdown, home gear vs. live gear, and Matt's inspirations, and his relocation to the US!
2:07 - How Matt’s spent 2020 under lockdown, the difficulty of a lack of human interaction, and thoughts on the future of life as a professional musician
9:22 - Matt’s recording rig - studio vs home setup, the Universal Audio Ox, his live rig, pedals, and gear, gear, gear!!
20:47 - Revisiting old records to improve your playing, refining your tone search, and improving your ear
32:51 - Matt’s experience coming up as a young musician in the UK, tracing the lineage of blue’s and roots music through the late, great B.B. King, and discovering Robben Ford
66:41 - Matt’s decision to move from the UK to pursue music in the States
Total Length: 77:24