Peter Frampton
02.22.2019
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PETER FRAMPTON REVEALS INCLUSION BODY MYOSITIS (IBM) DIAGNOSIS

PETER FRAMPTON FINALE — THE FAREWELL TOUR PRESENTED BY SIRIUS XM KICKS OFF THIS SUMMER

Peter exclusively spoke with CBS “This Morning: Saturday” correspondent Anthony Mason this morning about living with the autoimmune disease Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM). IBM is a progressive muscle disorder characterized by muscle inflammation, weakness, and atrophy. As a result, he has confirmed plans for Peter Frampton Finale—The Farewell Tour presented by SiriusXM and produced by Live Nation.

Frampton explains, “I’m a perfectionist and I do not want to go out there and feel like, ‘Oh I can’t, this isn’t good.’ That would be a nightmare for me. It’s my passion, I’ve been playing guitar for 60 years. Started when I was eight and now I’m 68. So, I’ve had a very good run.” He adds, “The reason I’m calling it the ‘farewell tour,’ again, is because I know that I will be at the top of my game for this tour and I will make it through this and people won’t be saying, ‘Oh you know, he can’t play as good.’ I can. But we just don't know for how long.”

The tour will feature special guest Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, as well as Julian Frampton on the west coast stops, with additional surprise guests to appear on select dates. $1 of every ticket sold, as well as any donations, will benefit The Peter Frampton Myositis Research Fund at Johns Hopkins, a newly established fund by Frampton and Johns Hopkins, where he’s being treated.

For more information, watch the interview on CBS “This Morning: Saturday” HERE. divider
12.09.2018


Peter to Receive the Les Paul Innovation Award at 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards!

Peter will receive the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award at the 34th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), being held Saturday, January 26, 2019, in Anaheim, CA. The award is given to those individuals who personify the innovative thinking of Les Paul, the Father of Modern of Music. The Les Paul Foundation partners with NAMM each year to honor the individuals that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology, which also celebrates the legacy of the late, great Les Paul.

Frampton notes, "It is a distinct honor to receive the Les Paul Innovation Award. I would say that many of my career highlights occurred while holding an instrument in my hands that bears Les Paul's name. I was lucky enough to know him personally, and I owe him so much. He was a wonderful character as well as a genius! An incredible guitar player as well as the inventor of so much music technology. Les changed the way we record forever. I can only hope that I've been able to make a fraction of the positive impact that Les Paul made in his iconic career."

Les Paul invented the solid body electric guitar, multi-track recording, overdubbing, echo, reverb and numerous other recording techniques. Without Les Paul, the music industry would not be what it is today. He is often called the "Father of Modern Music," "The Wizard of Waukesha" and even the "Thomas Edison of Music." Les founded the Foundation prior to his passing and wanted to inspire young people to invent, create, innovate, and get involved in music while exploring their own creative ideas. Today, The Les Paul Foundation works with organizations throughout the country in support of music education, engineering, and medical research. The Les Paul Innovation Award at NAMM and the Les Paul Spirit Award are two of the most prestigious awards celebrated by the Foundation.

With the honor, Frampton joins Jackson Browne, Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Don Was, Slash, Todd Rundgren, Pete Townshend, Steve Vai, and others, who have received the Les Paul Innovation Award since it began in 1991. divider
09.17.2018


EPIPHONE RELEASES TWO FRAMPTON GUITARS!

Epiphone proudly announces the Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton Les Paul Custom PRO and the Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton "1964" Texan acoustic/electric, incredibly accurate recreations of two of the most legendary guitars in rock ‘n’ roll, overseen by GRAMMYTM winner Peter Frampton and designed by Epiphone’s luthiers in Nashville. Both the Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton Les Paul Custom PRO and the Ltd. Ed. “1964” Texan are also available as Premium Outfits featuring hand-signed Certificates of Authenticity and a Premium Hard Case.

“I’m honored,” said Frampton. “I played the prototype Ltd. Ed. Texan on a British TV show and it sounded incredible. And we’ve been working together for quite some time on getting this Ltd. Ed. Les Paul Custom PRO as close as possible to my original “Phenix” Les Paul, which is on the front cover of Frampton Comes Alive. It’s just a really well made true representation and I’m thrilled.”

The Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton Les Paul Custom PRO Premium Outfit is limited to only 200 guitars worldwide and includes a Hand-Signed Certificate of Authenticity and a Premium Hard Case. A guitar-only version of the Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton Les Paul Custom PRO is also available with the same specifications and is limited to 900 guitars worldwide.

Both Les Pauls feature ProBucker™ and CeramicPRO™ Open-Coil Humbuckers, an Ebony fretboard, and gold Grover® Rotomatic machine heads. The Les Pauls are based on Frampton’s legendary 1954 Les Paul—now known as the “Phenix”-- that helped power his rise to fame in the 1970s before it was presumed lost in a plane crash in Venezuela in 1980 and then rediscovered in 2012.

The Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton "1964" Texan Premium Outfit is limited to 100 guitars worldwide and includes a Hand-Signed Certificate of Authenticity and Premium Hard Case as well as the same L. R. Baggs® DS-ELE 2-pickup system Frampton uses on stage. A cd copy of Frampton’s critically acclaimed album Acoustic Classics will also be included with the Premium Outfit. A guitar-only version of the Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton "1964" Texan features the L. R. Baggs® EAS-VTC pickup system and is limited to 500 guitars worldwide.

Both Peter Frampton Texans feature a Solid Spruce top, Schaller® M6 machine heads, and the same rare Vintageburst finish found on Frampton’s original. “My Texan was made 3 month's apart from Paul McCartney's,” said Frampton. “His was a blonde one and mine is a sunburst. He wrote "Yesterday" on his and I wrote "Baby I Love Your Way" on mine!” divider
06.09.2018


Peter and Steve will be going back out this Summer together as well as some solo shows Peter will do with his band! Please go to http://www.frampton.com/live to see all of the dates.

Peter says “Having had such a fantastic tour together last Summer, Steve and I decided to keep going this year! Jamming together each night during Steve’s set is one of my favorite moments of the evening. Can’t wait to get back out there. See you soon.”

And, Steve adds “2017 was an amazingly beautiful, creative and rewarding music experience for our band and our audience," says Miller. "The band and production crew are working on creating an even better concert experience for 2018 and plan on wading even deeper into the musical waters. Peter Frampton and I enjoyed last summer. There is so much to explore and we are looking forward to seeing our friends in Canada and the States soon." We hope you can catch one (or more) of these amazing show this year! divider
05.02.2018
Watch Peter having fun with Universal Audio plug-ins!



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