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Jason Becker

Jason Becker

Real/full name:
Jason Eli Becker
50 (born Jul 22nd, 1969)
Place of origin:
United States (Richmond, California)


Jason was born and raised in the city of Richmond, California by his parents, Gary and Pat Becker. He was born on 23rd Street in Richmond Hospital in 1969. He graduated from Kennedy High School where he performed Malmsteen's "Black Star" with his band at a talent show. In high school, Becker met his friend Marty Friedman. He was exposed to the guitar at an early age because both his father and ...


In 1989, at the age of 19, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which slowly robbed him of his ability to play guitar, walk, and even speak.

In 2012, the documentary Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet was released, which is based around his childhood and beginnings in music and how ALS forced him to stop playing, but how he still makes music with help of a computer, along with ...

Jason Becker

Composition, Guitars, Bass (1988-1996)

1988 Perpetual Burn Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Songwriting (all tracks)
1996 Perspective Guitars, Bass
1999 The Raspberry Jams Bass, Keyboards, Guitars, Drum programming, Vocals
2002 The Blackberry Jams Guitars, Bass
2007 The Legendary Guitar of Jason Becker (Video) Guitars
2012 Boy Meets Guitar - Volume 1 of the Youngster Tapes (Compilation) Everything
2018 Triumphant Hearts Composition


Guitars (lead) (1986-1989)

1987 Speed Metal Symphony Guitars
1988 Go Off! Guitars
1989 Modal Magic / Go Off (Split) Guitars (lead)

David Lee Roth

Guitars (1990-1991)

Marty Friedman

1988 Dragon's Kiss Guitars (lead) (tracks 1, 6)
2014 Inferno Songwriting (Track 11)


1988 Go Off! Producer

Jason Becker

1988 Perpetual Burn Producer
1996 Perspective Composer, Design, Mixing, Art direction
1999 The Raspberry Jams Recording, Producer, Design
2008 Collection (Compilation) Producer

Marty Friedman

2014 Inferno Songwriting (track 11)
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