A Black Cat Bone Podcast
The Art Inside the Craft: Andy Aledort
Legend, Author, and Guitar Teacher to the World
by Jeremy Glazier
Andy Aledort’s entire career seems to be an examination of how he can express himself through his guitar, and that passion has led him to play with and count himself among the legends in the game. Andy is as humble about his talents as he is giving with his knowledge, and I consider it an honor to have had the opportunity to spend time with him and try to absorb any amount of knowledge that I can.
Andy coauthored, with the incredibly talented Alan Paul, the book Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan, which dug deeper than any previous book about SRV. Andy and Alan used their connections throughout the Vaughan camp and the music industry to get those closest to Stevie to open up about his life, his talent, and the everlasting impact that SRV made during his too-short journey here on earth. To me it reads like a project of love and gratitude to those still carrying the flame for Stevie Ray Vaughan, and to the memory of the man himself.