COUNTRY STANDARD TIME REVIEWS GUITAR SLINGER

Rick Bell – Country Standard Time It’s hard to believe, considering what Vince Gill has accomplished over the past three decades, but the triple threat singer-songwriter-guitar picker may be in the most creative, productive stretch of his lengthy, remarkable career. Five years after Gill’s Grammy-winning 4-album 43-song box set “These Days,” his latest 12-song release…

USA TODAY REVIEWS GUITAR SLINGER

Vince Gill, Guitar Slinger * * * ½ COUNTRY Country is such a producer’s medium these days that somebody like Gill needs to come along and remind folks what can happen when you let the musicians loose. The joy of playing is apparent in every song on this picker’s paradise, and the songs aren’t bad…

GAC ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE GILL’S GUITAR SLINGER

By Daryl Addison – GAC Vince Gill is getting personal on his new album. Very personal. In some ways, the title Guitar Slinger downplays the heavy themes that Vince confronts on his new twelve-song collection. Songs with names like “If I Die,” “Threaten Me With Heaven” and “When Lonely Comes Around” give an indication that…

CD REVIEW: VINCE GILL – “GUITAR SLINGER”

Premiere Guitar Vince Gill might be the best guitar player out there who gets left out of “best guitarist” conversations. This despite his turning down a gig in Dire Straits, earning five Grammys for instrumentals (out of his 20 total), and being versatile enough to play alongside guys like Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton, and Joe…

REVIEW OF VINCE GILL’S BLUEGRASS SHOW AT THE BIRCHMERE

By Scott Galupo, Washington Post Vince Gill says he experienced an epiphany as a young musician: “If I kept playing bluegrass, I would never own my own home.” After a couple of decades as one of country music’s most consistently popular frontmen, Gill now owns what he describes as a “really big house.” Vince Gill,…

REVIEW: WINSTAR CASINO THACKERVILLE, OK

by Larry Robertson – JAM Magazine There’s just something about Vince Gill that puts a smile on your face. Maybe it’s the way he picks the guitar. Or perhaps it’s his beautiful tenor voice. Then again, maybe it ‘s the way he makes the audience feel like they are a part of his family as…

VINCE GILL AT ARENA THEATRE

By William M Smith – Houston Press Nashville superstar and Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill spent his Thursday hanging with former President George H.W. Bush, but that and four margaritas didn’t keep Gill from laying down a note-perfect, immaculate 28 song tour de force at the Arena Theater last night. Opening with a…