Brek Lancaster began playing guitar at the age of 12 in his native Jackson, Tennessee (home of Carl Perkins, Mr. “Blue Suede Shoes” himself).
Exposed to his first rock concert at the age of 7, he was immediately drawn to the guitar in all forms and fashion. Since then he has played in a variety of musical settings and genres, from Classical to Jazz to Renaissance to his beloved Rock n’ Roll. Trained in music theory and composition, Brek has studied under the likes of renowned jazz guitarist Lou Carfa. Since moving to the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Tx area and now living in Grapevine, TX, after an amazing 9 years of writing and performing with Dallas’ own Celtic Rock band The Killdares, Brek has decided to hone in on his teaching craft and share his love of the guitar with you!!!
Questions with Brek:
Guitar Musical Influences? Steve Howe, Chet Atkins, Mark Farner, Jimmy Page, Dean DeLeo, Ann and Nancy Wilson, Alex Lifeson, Christopher Parkening, way too many to list…….
Favorite song to listen to? ”Something To Believe In” by the band, Parachute
Favorite song of all time? “Your Move/I’ve Seen All Good People” by the band, Yes
Favorite Bands? 3 Doors Down, Triumph, Collective Soul, Yes, Muse, Parachute, Porcupine Tree, STP, The Wreckers
What instruments do you play? Guitar, Keys, Percussion
First song you learned on guitar? “The Star Spangled Banner” on the acoustic and then “The Cowboy Song” by Thin Lizzy on the electric guitar
Favorite thing to do when you’re not teaching, playing or performing? Disc Golfing, Water Skiing and Reading a good book…
Last Book Read? Pretty Paper by Willie Nelson. "Great read"
Current Read? Never Look At The Empty Seats, Charlie Daniels
Favorite quote of all time?
“I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me”
– the Apostle Paul