This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. English pedal steel guitarist, who has long been active as a session and solo beaujolais, a shared passion PDF. Cole grew up in Enfield, attending Chase Side primary school and Chace secondary school for boys.
In 1964 – he was 31 years old –, Georges Duboeuf, born into a family of winegrowers that had lived in the Mâconnais since the 17th century, created his company « Les vins Georges Duboeuf.’ Fifty years later, the founder has imposed his name on the entire world’s tables. Today, his name is identified with Beaujolais Nouveau, which he triumphantly presents, each third Thursday in November, as well as crus from the Beaujolais and Mâconnais regions.
A peerless taster as well as a marketing and communication man, Georges Duboeuf has paired his company’s image with the most prestigious names in haute cuisine, show business, the press and literature, from Paul Bocuse to Michel Troisgros, Georges Blanc and Guy Savoy, from Patrick Bruel to Lambert Wilson, without forgetting his dear and utterly loyal friend Bernard Pivot.
In this book, written with the complicity of Jean Orizet whose father, Louis Orizet, was Georges Duboeuf’s « pen’ for 30 years, the man whom Paul Bocuse calls « the king of Beaujolais’ recounts his exceptional commercial and human adventure. Georges Duboeuf is one of those men who makes people love France.
He became interested in music in his teens, his first major inspiration being The Shadows. Cole initially learned to play guitar, but became disillusioned with the instrument, conscious of the number of talented guitarists that were already active on the music scene. Around two years later, Cole first became aware of the pedal steel guitar, and soon acquired his first instrument, a Fender 1000. Country Fever, released much later, in 1991. In 1968, while playing at a gig in Kingston, South London, Cole was head-hunted to join what was to be an English group conceived on the lines of the Flying Burrito Brothers. Cochise folded in 1972, but through it Cole came into contact with a wide range of active and high-profile musicians, including Andy Fairweather Low and Steve Marriott. In 1976, Cole went to America for the first time, and returned to England full of excitement and enthusiasm about the music he had heard.
British country artists, and the result was Cow Pie, founded in 1977. In the years around 1980, demand for the steel guitar in recorded music experienced a slump, reflecting the popularity of punk and the introduction of the synthesiser. However, Cole continued to attract session work, which he returned to in earnest after the demise of Cow Pie. In the 1990s, Cole toured over a period of five to six years with John Cale, formerly of the Velvet Underground, work which helped to raise his profile internationally.
At the end of the decade, he made some select appearances playing live with R. Cole’s solo music has always been experimental, and has involved work as a performer as well as a writer, arranger, mixer and producer. The album was remastered and re-released in 2013. Cole became increasingly interested in ambient and classical music, and the way in which this could be adapted for the pedal steel guitar. Cole has spent the vast majority of his life in the Enfield area, and has lived since 1976 in Palmers Green. Michelin 2018, and featured in The Sunday Times as a local hot spot. Brunch is served 11am-1pm Monday – Saturday.