Carl Verheyen is an American guitarist, known for his work in Supertramp. Verheyen has authored many instructional books, including Improvising Without Scales, as well as Studio City, a collection of articles written for the magazine Guitar for the Practicing Musician from 1996-1999. In 1996 Carl won the LA Music Awards category of Best Guitarist. His first solo album was entitled No Borders; his follow up, Garage Sale, features his own vocals. 1998Ôs Slang Justice, Verheyen's third release, was the first time he toured to support one of his records. His tour bandmates included bassist Cliff Hugo, drummers Chad Wackerman, Steve DiStanislao and Bernie Dresel. Slingshot, released in 1998, included drummer Gregg Bissonette and keyboard legend Jim Cox. Verheyen continued to play as a session player on other artistsÔ records whenever in town, for acts such as the Bee Gees and Cher, as well as for movie soundtracks including The Crow and The Usual Suspects. In January 2000, he released the CD Atlas Overload, followed, in 2001,by a solo guitar composition entitled Solo Guitar Improvisations.