Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in Introducing Howie Anderson | 6 comments

Howie Anderson

“In a field known for its egocentric prima donnas, Howie Anderson is one of those rare virtuosos who comes off more like Clark Kent than the stereotypical self-absorbed guitar hero.”(David Brighton-Space Oddity)

[Howie Anderson]”…is one of the finest guitarists I’ve ever worked with” – Spencer Davis …

Howie does it all with his distinct talent and versatility as a composer, stage performer, music director, producer and teacher. He is a well-rounded musician and well versed in Rock, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Alternative Americana and many ethnic styles of music.

Nothing represents flower power and psychedelic rock music better than ‘The Strawberry Alarm Clock’. Howie is a member and the lead guitarist in the iconic band. Their Psychedelic hit song, “Incense and Peppermints”, is the quintessential anthem representing those psychedelic times. The Strawberry Alarm Clock, continues to write and record new songs as well as tour. (

Teaching has always been special for Howie. He’s been teaching for 40 years. For 15 years he has been the ‘Rock Band’ and guitar teacher at Sierra Canyon School, a private school in Chatsworth, CA. He loves to watch as each student’s pride and self-confidence grows in a way that only music can bring forth. His passion for music clearly comes through in his teaching. A masterful player with remarkable patience.

Howie has worked with, written, recorded, and/or performed with an impressive variety of artists. This is just a ‘short list’:


The Strawberry Alarm Clock (member of band, Lead Guitarist)

Ed King (Lynard Skynard)

Robbie Krieger (Doors)

Roger Ebert (Film Critic)

Brian Leisegang (Filter and Nine Inch Nails)

Ben Vereen, (Actor)

Buddy Miles, (Drummer with Jimi Hendrix)



Steve Bartek (Oingo Boingo)

Spencer Davis (Spencer Davis Group)

Jerry Corbetta (Sugarloaf)

Ivan Neville (Neville Brothers)

Jon Walmsley (Actor/Musician “The Waltons”)

Peter Asher & Gordon Waller (Peter & Gordon)

and many more…





  1. 4-5-2016

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    • 7-8-2016

      Thank for writing Jo, My apologies as the webmaster was getting these posts and not alerting me. Problem has been solved! I appreciate your interest. Howie and I are working on new material and will be sending out our new song Cluttered Heart to everyone on our mailing list. Please let me know if you’d like us to add you. Have a wonderful day. Many thanks, Joy Burnworth

  2. 5-21-2016

    Say, you got a nice article.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome. Shimura

    • 7-8-2016

      Thank you William -Shimura, for your post. My apologies I have replied sooner. Notifications were going to my webmaster, not me. This has been corrected. I will be adding another blog post and for those on our mailing list, we are working on more material. Our new song Cluttered Heart, will be sent as a thank you. Please let me know if you’d like to be added. All the best, Joy Burnworth

  3. 6-17-2016

    What a material of un-ambiguity and preserveness of precious familiarity concerning unexpected feelings.

    • 7-8-2016

      Thank you so much Michael!! My apologies in my delay in getting back to you. My webmaster was getting alerts not me. The problem has been solved. Howie and I are working on new material. For those on our mailing list, we are sending out our song Cluttered Heart as a thank you. Please let me know if you’d like to be added. The song should be done here shortly. All the best to you! Joy Burnworth

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