John Galbraith

Guitarist, composer, and one of the founding members of the band. Wrote Prometheus and Tess. We are currently culling various snippets of his writings together in the hope that we will be able to present a cohesive biography for him. Meanwhile, the following was retrieved from the rubble that was Google's cached internet storage.

As a guitar player, my primary influence is Steve Morse (Dixie Dregs, Steve Morse Band). I have spent more time learning to play his songs than any other player. I have also studied a lot of Alex Lifeson's (Rush) work, especially the stuff up to and including Moving Pictures. Other major influences include Steve Rothery (Marillion), Robert Fripp (King Crimson), and Steve Howe (Yes) although I [data missing]

[data missing] primary influence is Daniel Asia with whom I studied for two years at the University of Arizona (as much as I could squeeze in around my engineering work). It is hard to underestimate the growth as a musician I experienced during those two years. [data missing]

On the rock side, I like the compositional styles of Änglagård, Univers Zero, Anekdoten, Marillion (Misplaced Childhood through Brave), Rush (2112 through Hold Your Fire), and a bunch of other minor influences. The orchestration and production style of Prometheus is basically borrowed from Änglagård, although Rush, Marillion, and the classic 70's progressive acts were doing it first in [data missing]