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ERIC KRASNO solo transcription of ‘Crankmaster General’ now on KR Player app

This is the opening track of the Redtenbacher’s Funkestra album called ‘The Cooker’. This track features Soulive and Lettuce guitarist Eric Krasno on guitar. Composed by Sid Gauld and Stefan Redtenbacher.

About 'Crankmaster General (feat. Eric Krasno)'

With this KR file you can practise playing along to the band or learn all the lines that Eric Krasno played on this tune, section by section, note for note. Each transcribed section is preceded with one bar count in. Loop the relevant sections to get the most out of it. Use the slow down function to get to grips with some of the more difficult lines. Emulate your own solo in the style of Eric Krasno when playing along to the 'minus guitar' backing track.

Download the free KR Player app for iPad here and jump on the store to download 'Crankmaster General'. The transcription was created by Simon Revill from guitarandtech.

About Eric Krasno

Throughout his 20 years in the music industry, Eric Krasno has never fit into any single defined role. In addition to his guitar playing in Soulive and Lettuce, both of which he helped co-found, he's established himself as an in-demand producer and songwriter.

He's a Grammy Award winning songwriter and guitarist (Derek Trucks Band "Already Free" and Tedeschi Trucks Band "Revelator") and a Grammy nominated producer (Ledisi "Turn Me Loose" and Matisyahu "Light".) He's produced songs and/or records for a diverse list of artists including Norah Jones, 50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Justin Timberlake, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Vieux Farka Toure, Dave Matthews and Aaron Neville.

In the past two years Eric has been on tour with Tedeschi Trucks Band (on Bass), Pretty Lights (also playing guitar and bass on Grammy nominated album "Color Map of the Sun") and was a part of the Hollywood Bowl tribute to James Brown featuring D'Angelo, Aloe Blacc and many others.

2015 has Eric focusing on studio projects and the launching of his label Feel Records with partners Round Hill Music.

Read more here.