Wikipedia : This day (December 22, 1958), in Canberra, Australia, is born Frank Gambale, an Australian jazz fusion guitarist.
Official Web Site : Grammy winning guitar virtuoso, Frank Gambale, exploded on the L.A. scene in the early ‘80’s. Gambale originated the sweep picking technique and elevated it to a precise art form now standard in the guitar lexicon.
@last.fm : Frank Gambale was born into a family of talented musicians in his native Canberra, Australia. As a teen, Frank’s musical horizons expanded with the influence of jazz and vocal based music under the generous tutelage of a local import record shop owner.