Here is a video of my a friend David Dowling playing this guitar: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v= Byf Beki82g M This is truly a one of a kind guitar! It was built in California by Steve Ripley and Tom Anderson for T. M Stevens. This guitar has literally traveled the world with T. M. The guitar is fully functional. Personal Guitar T. M. Stevens Funk Guitarist Used On Tour With Case. Condition is Used. This Guitar belonged to T. M and has traveled all around the world with him. As many of you may know he is unfortunately battling some health problems. Many of his belongings were sold by the State of New Jersey and I was able to purchase this guitar. It comes in the case and has a ton of stickers from Many of T. M's trips around the globe. The guitar is in working order and shows wear from being played by T. M. If you need more photos please let me know. Stevens recorded with his band Shocka Zooloo, a power trio that features Michael Barnes " Master Blaster" on guitar and Garry " G- Man" Sullivan on drums. Stevens, with the band Shocka Zooloo and earlier the band Out Of Control, has released seven albums, the most recent being Africans in the Snow for the SPV Steamhammer label. Along with his work as both songwriter and producer, Stevens worked with other artists. Scheduling at least two European Shocka Zooloo tours each year, he also toured in 2004 with Jean Paul Bourelly and drummer John Blackwell ( Prince). In Autumn 2005 he completed an Asian tour with Neil Zaza going directly into a lengthy European tour with Shocka Zooloo. Stevens finished 2005 with a collaboration with Carl Palmer and Andrea Braido in Italy and Russia which was followed by a European ELP tour in February 2006. In 2007, he was the touring bassist for The Headhunters. In March 2008 while on his solo tour his bus was attacked by fireworks thrown by a young fan, the young fan who could only be called JO due to legal reasons was charged with vandalism and given community work. In summer 2011 he joined the Bootsy Collins Funk Unity Tour. Steven's vocals came about through James Brown's insistence that he not only play bass but sing on " Living in America" and on Brown's album, Gravity. Stevens has recorded with many artists including:, Steve Vai, Neil Zaza, Cyndi Lauper, Little Steven, Tina Turner, Dan Hartman and Billy Joel. A former member of The Pretenders, Stevens recorded on the platinum album Get Close. He produced and arranged the album Tribute to Deep Purple According to New York on which included: Vinnie Moore, members of Living Colour and Bernie Worrell of Parliament- Funkadelic. Stevens performed on Joe Cocker's album, Unchain My Heart. Together with Narada Michael Walden he penned the Billboard hit " I Should Have Loved Ya". His early jazz years brought him to play with the legendary jazz trumpeter, songwriter and bandleader Miles Davis. Stevens has been a resident of West Long Branch, New Jersey.
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SaleClic specifics for: Kramer Ripely Electric Guitar Built By Steve Ripley T.M. Stevens Funk Guitarist Seller: lalbano6490 Reviews: 3237 Positive Feedback: 100.0% Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania Ships to: US Item: 163819118271 Brand: Personal Guitar MPN: Does Not Apply UPC: Does not apply