An invitation-only event, with activities including a variety of clinics & workshops with
renowned performers & musical instrument techs, factory tour, the Friday Night Open Jam,
and The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Battle of the Corporate Bands Regional Finals.
Plus: Doyle Bramhall II (Eric Clapton's guitarist),
Scrap Metal featuring Mark Slaughter (of Slaughter), Kelly Keagy (of Night Ranger),
Matthew & Gunner Nelson (of Nelson & Ricky Nelson's sons) and Eric Martin from Mr. Big
A good turn-out for this years Gibson Summer Jam at the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville.
The crowd consist mostly of Gibson employees, Gibson vendors and musicians (and friends)
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame "Corporate Battle Of The Bands" regional finals
Gibson Guitar's on display in the custom shop. The Worlds Finest Guitars at
The coolest place at the Jam (an air conditioned tent). The Jukeboxes were pretty cool, also.
Myself (
Pat Adams from
Doyle Bramhall II put on a great performance. As Eric Clapton's guitarist, he seems to have that Tulsa sound
that reminded you of JJ Cale and Eric Clapton. He did many originals as well as a Cream song.
He can be seen on Eric Clapton's new Crossroads Concert DVD, now available at Walmart.
Scrap Metal with Matthew Nelson, Mark Slaughter, Gunnar Nelson & others
They band members played songs from their past bands, including Slaughter, Nelson, Night Ranger and Mister Big
Mark Slaughter, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson and others
Matthew & Gunnar Nelson are sons of the late Ricky Nelson and grandson's to Ozzie & Harriett Nelson
The guys formally known as Nelson (left),  Mister Big lead singer Eric Martin (in the middle) and others
Night Ranger's
Kelly Keagy on drums (barely shown on right)
Scrap  Metal with Kelly Keagy (NIGHT RANGER), Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER) and Gunnar Nelson (NELSON).
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Website by Pat Adams.
2006: See my five pages of pictures from the 1st Annual Gibson Guitar Summer Jam including:
Devon Allman (Gregg's son)     Lee Roy Parnell     Gretchen Wilson     Tesla     Cheap Trick
July 14, 2007
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2004: See my pictures taken at the 2004 NAMM show at the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville:
Peter Frampton   &   Dickey Betts (from the Allman Brothers, with more LeeRoy Parnell Gibson Custom Shop
Summer Jam 2007
Video from Gibson & YouTube
Doyle Bramhall II at the Gibson Guitar Summer Jam 2007
Video by YouTube