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Carl Verheyen is probably best known as guitarist for Supertramp, and has also performed with Richard Elliott and Joe Jackson, among many others. An active studio musician, Verheyen has done work for television shows and commercials as well. His first album as a bandleader, 1988's aptly titled No Borders, demonstrated his skills in a wide variety of styles from jazz fusion to rock to country, and included an appearance by celebrated axeman Allan Holdsworth on one track. Verheyen has continued to explore a considerable stylistic range on his albums issued during subsequent years; his releases of the 21st century have included Solo Guitar Improvisations (2001), Six (2003), Rumor Mill (2005), Take One Step (2006), and Trading 8s (2009).