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Jason Becker Not Dead Yet Trailer - now on DVD and VOD

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Published on Sep 3, 2012

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The year is 1989, and all the dreams of Jason Becker, a down-to-earth teenager from California, have just come true. Jason has just landed himself the biggest rock guitar gig on the planet. He's on the cover of every rock guitar magazine and is being hailed by critics as a musical prodigy in line to become one of the all-time greats. Jason and his family have found the American dream and are about to start living it.

One week from now, during an examination of his leg, their dreams will turn into a nightmare when Jason is diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and given just 3-5 years to live.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is an incurable and fatal neurodegenerative disease. In just a short time, victims of ALS become completely paralyzed while their minds remains 100% in tact; essentially trapping them inside their own bodies. In most cases, ALS affects people in older age but Jason was just 19 when he was diagnosed. There is neither a cure nor any real treatment available, and the majority of sufferers die within 2-5 years. Jason was diagnosed with ALS 22 years ago and is one of the longest known survivors.

Jason Becker grew up in an artistic family from Richmond, California, a lower income city located in the San Francisco Bay Area, where his parents Gary and Patricia Becker nurtured his interest in music. Jason started playing guitar at the age of 5 and his rare talent immediately began to show. Jason's true brilliance became apparent when he was able to play Eric Clapton solos note for note at the age of 12 and was shocking audiences at his school and local open mic shows.

At the age of 16, Jason answered a call for demo tape submissions by local Shrapnel Records label founder, Mike Varney, who was looking for the best new guitar talent. Mike was blown away by Jason's tape and gave him a recording contract. Jason graduated from high school early to record his first record and to tour the US and Japan where he dazzled audiences with his incredible guitar playing. After releasing three groundbreaking and influential records for the genre, Jason began looking for his next big challenge.

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