Hired Gun

SYNOPSIS:

They are the “First Call, A-list” musicians, just 20 feet from stardom, yet rarely receive credit for their work. The ’hired gun’ community lives and breathes music, and for the first time, share their incredible stories detailing the highs and lows of touring life, the demands of session schedules, and the dedication required to play next to some of the world’s most iconic musicians.(Osbourne), Justin Derrico, Mark Schulman (P!NK), Jason Newsted (Metallica), Eric Singer (KISS), John 5 (Rob Zombie), Glen Sobel, Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), Steve Lukather (M. Jackson, Toto), Paul Bushnell (Katy Perry), Jay Graydon (Steely Dan), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Chris Johnson (Rihanna), and more!

STARRING:

Alice Cooper, Liberty DeVitto (Billy Joel), David Foster, Ray Parker Jr. (Ghostbusters), Jason Hook (FFDP), Steve Vai, David Foster, Phil X (Bon Jovi), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne), Jay Graydon (Steely Dan), Rob Zombie, Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp), Steve Lukather (Toto, Michael Jackson), Justin Derrico and Eva Gardner (P!nk), John 5 (Rob Zombie), Eric Singer (KISS), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Paul Bushnell (Katy Perry), Jason Newsted (Metallica), Glen Sobel and Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), Chris Johnson (Rhianna) and many More!

GENRE(S):

Biography, Rock

RUNTIME: (Approx 90 Min)

DIRECTED BY:

Fran Strine

PRODUCED BY:

Tim Calandrello, Todd Poulson, Fran Strine, Jason Hook

YEAR: 2016

FORMAT:

4K/ HD & 5.1

LANGUAGES: 

English

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Long Synopsis

“Hired Gun” is the story of the A-list musicians responsible for the most famous instrumental guitar, drum and piano solos in the world. They perform right on stage next to the musical legends who hire them, just 20 feet from stardom, yet rarely receive credit for their work. The ‘hired gun’ community lives and breathes music, and, for the first time share their incredible stories and exclusive musical performances with the world. “Hired Gun” details the highs and lows of touring life, the demands of session schedules, and the dedication required to play next to some of the world’s most iconic musicians. Heartfelt Stories from some of the Greatest Musicians You’ve Never Seen: Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch) • Liberty DeVitto (Billy Joel) • Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp) • Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne) • Phil X (Bon Jovi) • Ray Parker Jr. (Ghostbusters) • Steve Lukather (Toto, Michael Jackson) • Justin Derrico (Beyonce. P!nk) John 5 (Rob Zombie) • Eric Singer (KISS) • Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent) • Paul Bushnell (Katy Perry) • David Foster (George Benson) • Jason Newsted (Metallica) • Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper) • Nita Strauss (Katy Perry) • Chris Johnson (Rhianna) • Steve Vai (Frank Zappa) • Jay Graydon (Steely Dan) and many more.