Dann Huff: Studio Work-Guitar Technique (Part 1)
Part one of a three part series on guitar technique and sounds from a studio master!
Dann Huff Bio
Huff began his career as part of the original Christian rock band White Heart in which he played with his brother David Huff, and later in the melodic Hard Rock band Giant. He has since then been active as a session guitarist and producer in both rock music and country music. In the 1980s Huff has played guitar on albums for Michael Jackson, Scritti Politti, Whitesnake, Roger Hodgson, Steven Curtis Chapman, George Benson, Whitney Houston's debut album Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers and more. Since the 1990s Huff has been working as a producer for various bands and artists some of which include Keith Urban, Faith Hill, Megadeth, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Suzy Bogguss, Kathy Mattea, Lonestar, Jewel Kilcher, Rascal Flatts and Martina McBride.
Some songs Huff has played on include:
- "Man in the Mirror" & "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" - Michael Jackson
- "My Heart Will Go On" - Celine Dion
- "I Could Fall In Love" - Selena
- "Here I Go Again" (US radio version 1987) - Whitesnake
- "Rhythm of the Night" - DeBarge
- "The Glory of Love" - Peter Cetera
- "Next Time I Fall" - Peter Cetera with Amy Grant
- "One Sweet Day" & "All I Want For Christmas Is You" - Mariah Carey
- "Straight Up" & "Cold Hearted" - Paula Abdul
- "I Found Someone" - Michael Bolton.
- "On My Own" - Michael McDonald & Patti LaBelle
- "Go West Young Man" - Michael W. Smith