Robert Fripp (1946 – ) an English musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist, founder and longest-lasting member of the progressive rock band King Crimson.
Fripp has worked extensively as a session musician and collaborator, notably with David Bowie, Blondie, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall, Midge Ure, Talking Heads, and David Sylvian.
Fripp has also contributed sounds to the Windows Vista operating system.] His discography includes contributions to over 700 official releases.
Fripp is ranked 62nd on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2011 list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Tied with Andrés Segovia, he also is ranked 47th on Gibson’s Top 50 guitarists of all time.
Fripp’s compositions often feature unusual time signatures, which have been influenced by classical and folk traditions. His innovations include a tape delay system known as “Frippertronics” and new standard tuning.
Bio Reference Attribution https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Fripp
Photo Attribution © Sean Coon, Robert Fripp, (2007, image cropped)
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Music Attribution © Rober Fripp, “Frippertronics”, c.1979
Video Attribution Eric Holmberg
Source Attribution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Xjtm-RZaek
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