“I’m still trying to prove myself”.
Joel Hoekstra has carved out for himself quite the career as the guitarist of choice. Whether it be as a band leader in his own right, a sideman for icons such as Cher, touring with the ultra-successful Trans-Siberian Orchestra, or part of the legendary band Whitesnake.
Joining the Whitesnake crew to play on and tour behind their 2015 album Purple, Joel now readies himself for the release of his second album with Coverdale & Co. Flesh and Blood will hit the market shortly, and two singles are already enjoying success.
Hoekstra joins us for a conversation about his songwriting process with the band, and how it differs from his solo albums. We also talk about different aspects of stage craft with different acts he is associated with. So glean some wisdom from this level headed, talented musician while you gear yourself up for the imminent new music from Whitesnake…