As the fella said, “If you want something done, ask a busy man,” and a busy man these days is Brian May.
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This spontaneously turned into a ‘Star Licks’ type tutorial … as an experiment, really. I don’t think I’ll Ever try to do it this way again, though – because it was ridiculously time-consuming trying to put it all up on IG ‘Stories’. Here’s a very rough potted version for posterity. Tell me how useful (or not!) it was. OK ? Bri
When he’s not giving tutorials on how to play the Bohemian Rhapsody solo, he’s been spending his self- quarantine posting “microconcerts.” He’s doing Queen classics like Tie Your Mother Down, We Will Rock You and now, Brian has gone a step further. He’s challenging fans to get online with their own instruments and jam along with him.
He’s jammed Elvis Presley’s Baby I Don’t Care with some dude playing an upright bass, he’s done his own Keep Yourself Alive, with a cellist, and his latest challenge is Hammer to Fall. He’s jamming here with Chris Allan on drums, and bass-player Ally McLachlin from the UK, along with singer and keyboard man Mig Ayesa from the US. Then there’s the guitarist Danny Gomez from Spain, and those last two are veterans of the Queen stage production of We Will Rock You.