“Though a prolific guitarist and blues musician in his own right, Earl “Slicky” Slick is most known for his work as David Bowie’s sideman throughout his extensive career, from Diamond Dogs to Blackstar.”
“But what exactly is a sideman? According to Slicky, a sideman’s job is to ‘get up there, and make sure you got [the artist’s] back. If anything’s wrong, you’re there to catch him if he falls. You’re the guy.’ To shed light on that role he and so many others have been doing for so long, Slicky set out to film a documentary that takes a closer look at the story of the sideman.”
Read the story at Reverb.