Weeping Guitar App
February 23, 2012, 10:46 am
Dhani Harrison cherishes the guitars he inherited from his father. Now there's a way to share them with George Harrison's fans as well.
THE GUITAR COLLECTION: GEORGE HARRISON
which is authorized by the George Harrison estate and developed by Bandwdth Publishing, works like a miniature showroom and includes digital replicas of seven of the guitars.
At a cost of $9.99, the app will offer users detailed 360-degree studies of some of his best-known gear; their histories and other background information; and multimedia of the guitars in action. Mr. Harrison, who is 33 and a rock musician in his own right, said in a telephone interview from Los Angeles that he too reveres the instruments, having grown up with them as if they were members of the family.
“I’ve learned to love this equipment firsthand through seeing my father play it and through seeing it used on every great bit of footage ever,” he said.
“If anyone needs anyone to look after a psychedelic piano, give it to me,” he added. “I know what to do with it.”
Read more at The New York Times HERE.