LIZA CARBE AND JP DURAND ARE: CARBE AND DURAND
The two guitarists have bridged the worlds of classical and blues guitar for well over 20 years now. A married couple, a professional partnership, and, in the end, two people who very much love to play their guitars.
They are, along with Jim Stubblefield, co-
But for Carbé and Durand, Liza sets aside her bass as well as scoring to come back to her first love, the acoustic guitar. It is the instrument she most connected with as a child. In the little spare time outside of Incendio, Liza and JP have concentrated on a variety of classic tunes done in their two-
“…simple beauty of two committed players working together to achieve the most sonorous sound possible.”
Late in the recording process, the duo decided to add some original pieces to the mix, done on steel-
Liza brings a wealth of musical knowledge and guitar discipline to the duo. A guitarist from the age of 8, Liza went on to obtain her degree in classical guitar from Cal State Northridge. She soon served two masters -
During her stint playing guitar in Lindsay Buckingham's 1993 solo tour, she met JP, joining him in his Steely Dan cover group, Pretzel Logic. Shortly thereafter, she and JP married, and they were off writing music for Entertainment Tonight, which eventually went into the general Paramount music library and was used extensively in many different movies and TV shows. By the time Liza started playing with the Jim Stubblefield Group (which would eventually morph into Incendio), she had production credits on 6 different CD's under her belt as well as countless TV credits.
The irony is that, after playing in so many genres and in bands from LA to Tahiti to the south of France, she has had the opportunity to return to her first instrument and utilize her formidable classical technique, enhanced by lessons with Jorge Strunz from the famed Strunz and Farah.
JP comes from the world of rock and the blues. Raised in West Los Angeles, JP missed British synth pop completely, opting instead for the rawness of punk rock as well as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson. However, JP is also of Peruvian descent, so artists like Trio Los Panchos, Los Morochucos, and even Julio Iglesias sat side by side with more rock-
With "A Bridge Between", Carbé and Durand lay out a two-
Liza Carbe on her Lindsey Buckingham years.
Lindsey is a music legend. So when I was asked to be a part of his solo album and tour I was beyond excited. What I learned during that time has proven to be far more instrumental than I could ever have imagined. I’m a better musician and music producer because of it. Thanks to Lindsey and our crew.
Playing Live around the world and shooting videos.
Playing music live on stage in front of people has always been the motivating factor in my music career. Shooting videos with a music icon...well that was awesome.