Gary Lucas: Sincerely Strange 

English: Gary Lucas performing at the Bowery P...

Source: Premier Guitar, an interview with Gary Lucas.

“A lot of my work is trying to throw light on the dark corners of culture that have been unfairly neglected,” says Gary Lucas. “I’m on a mission. I’m a champion for the underdog.” Lucas, despite his mastery of the guitar, is an underdog himself. The Manhattan denizen is a 6-string composer, improviser, and conceptualist of the highest order who, despite his excellence and impressive resume, has never quite ignited the creative powder keg to blast him into the mainstream.