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Power Trio Heaven

Power Trio Heaven

Power Trio Heaven A Q&A with Craig Thatcher   By Geoff Gehman   The Mauch Chunk Opera House is Craig Thatcher’s soul kitchen. The very busy, very talented, very popular guitarist has played the Jim Thorpe house nearly 30 times over nearly 10 years, as a trio leader and an opening act for pals Laurence ... Read More
 
Nantucket-to-North Pole Sleigh Ride

Nantucket-to-North Pole Sleigh Ride

Nantucket-to-North Pole Sleigh Ride A Q&A with Craig Thatcher   By Geoff Gehman   For Christmas 1966 Craig Thatcher received a budding blues-rock guitarist’s greatest gift. His grandmother gave him what he wanted most, a copy of the album “Blues Breakers,” John Mayall’s coming-out party for Eric Clapton. Clapton’s revolutionary guitar-and-amplifier mix—fuzzy, ballsy, mountainous, earth-quaking—hooked ... Read More