Guess The Guitar Player
Saoirse O'Shea
Mar 8 2008, 12:54 PM
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As the title says - guess whom these two are referring to. Quotes btw are from the April 2008 edition of Guitar Player - there's also an article on the player5 and lots of other quotes from other famous guitarists.

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"I’ve known X and his music for 30 years now, and after all this time he still amazes me. His concept is still advancing with his playing, and his technical prowess, which is phenomenal, is in complete harmony with his musical direction—and this is a very advanced direction. I recall a show I saw him at in London about 14 years ago. After the concert I said to him, ‘If I knew what you were doing, I’d steal everything, but I don’t know what you are doing!’ X laughed." —John McLaughlin

"When I listen to a guitar player I listen for different things. The first is just the level of stimulation I get as a lover of the instrument and the way it sounds to my ears and soul. I first take it in emotionally. The intention of the player, their dynamics and articulation etc, are usually the things that make up the piece’s emotional impact. But there is a side of me that enjoys analyzing the performance on different levels too. My ears can identify tone colors, shapes, chord structures, fingerings etc. I can immediately see in my mind’s eye what virtually every guitarist I have ever heard is doing and how they are doing it on the instrument, even though much of the time it falls outside of my own ability to stylize. Besides being emotionally swept away by X’s use of melodic color, most of the time I am utterly stunned and confused as to how he is playing what I am hearing. His chops and inner ear completely defy my own inner musical eye and reasoning and I’m left in a blissful state of humility and surrender.” —Steve Vai

“X is so damned good that I can’t cop anything. I can’t understand what he’s doing. I’ve got to do this [does two-hand tapping], whereas he’ll do it with one hand.” —Eddie Van Halen

“I have always considered X in a league of his own. In my obnoxious must-analyze-everything teenage years I remember walking out from a concert with the man, very frustrated. I simply didn’t get how he was able to pull it off in such a smooth, delicate way. The stuff his fingers were doing didn’t have anything to do with what was coming out of the speakers (at least not to my tiny intellect). Nowadays, I simply let the playing happily floor me. I believe he is from another planet.” —Mattias IA Eklundh

"Hearing X’s guitar playing for the first time was a cathartic experience for me. His guitar sang, it pushed musical boundaries, and it rocked.
His brilliant approach to harmony is completely original, beautiful and spellbinding. His technique and improvisational skills make him a true guitar god, the jaw dropping kind, and the kind that influences many a player in all styles of music.
On the issue of legato playing, he is the king, and anyone interested in going down that path has to hear what X has accomplished.
To witness him playing with Y’s band, a Gibson SG around his neck, Small Stone Phaser and Marshall stack in tow, at the intimate club My Father’s Place in Roslyn, NY, was something I’ll never forget. He ripped a hole in the guitarist’s-space-time-continuum that night! And we’ve never been the same." —Joe Satriani

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Mar 8 2008, 01:06 PM
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Allan Holdsworth. I know because I remember the McLaughlin Quote as he is one of my fav guitarists. smile.gif

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I was wondering if it were Holdsworth.. but didnt remember him playing SG's

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Danilo Capezzuto
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Frank Zappa?

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Danilo Capezzuto
Mar 9 2008, 12:31 PM
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Is not frank Zappa for sure...I just make a name...damn you...who is he????

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Saoirse O'Shea
Mar 9 2008, 01:04 PM
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I'll say tomorrow guys smile.gif .
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I have no idea who that is.... sad.gif

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Saoirse O'Shea
Mar 11 2008, 10:49 AM
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Well done to OC who spotted him quickly. The mysterious guitar player is Allan Holdsworth.

BTW - I think Holdsworth played an SG briefly when he was in Tony William's group Lifetime and also when he was in Pierre Moelan's Gong. He's also played (that I know of) strats, Steinberger headless guitars, Delap customs, the synthaxe, an Ibanez custom, a Yamaha custom and a Carvin custom.

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Mar 11 2008, 05:07 PM
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Yay. Holdsworth is the best biggrin.gif

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Kurt Cobain?


QUOTE (tonymiro @ Mar 8 2008, 06:54 AM) *
As the title says - guess whom these two are referring to. Quotes btw are from the April 2008 edition of Guitar Player - there's also an article on the player5 and lots of other quotes from other famous guitarists.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

"I’ve known X and his music for 30 years now, and after all this time he still amazes me. His concept is still advancing with his playing, and his technical prowess, which is phenomenal, is in complete harmony with his musical direction—and this is a very advanced direction. I recall a show I saw him at in London about 14 years ago. After the concert I said to him, ‘If I knew what you were doing, I’d steal everything, but I don’t know what you are doing!’ X laughed." —John McLaughlin

"When I listen to a guitar player I listen for different things. The first is just the level of stimulation I get as a lover of the instrument and the way it sounds to my ears and soul. I first take it in emotionally. The intention of the player, their dynamics and articulation etc, are usually the things that make up the piece’s emotional impact. But there is a side of me that enjoys analyzing the performance on different levels too. My ears can identify tone colors, shapes, chord structures, fingerings etc. I can immediately see in my mind’s eye what virtually every guitarist I have ever heard is doing and how they are doing it on the instrument, even though much of the time it falls outside of my own ability to stylize. Besides being emotionally swept away by X’s use of melodic color, most of the time I am utterly stunned and confused as to how he is playing what I am hearing. His chops and inner ear completely defy my own inner musical eye and reasoning and I’m left in a blissful state of humility and surrender.” —Steve Vai

“X is so damned good that I can’t cop anything. I can’t understand what he’s doing. I’ve got to do this [does two-hand tapping], whereas he’ll do it with one hand.” —Eddie Van Halen

“I have always considered X in a league of his own. In my obnoxious must-analyze-everything teenage years I remember walking out from a concert with the man, very frustrated. I simply didn’t get how he was able to pull it off in such a smooth, delicate way. The stuff his fingers were doing didn’t have anything to do with what was coming out of the speakers (at least not to my tiny intellect). Nowadays, I simply let the playing happily floor me. I believe he is from another planet.” —Mattias IA Eklundh

"Hearing X’s guitar playing for the first time was a cathartic experience for me. His guitar sang, it pushed musical boundaries, and it rocked.
His brilliant approach to harmony is completely original, beautiful and spellbinding. His technique and improvisational skills make him a true guitar god, the jaw dropping kind, and the kind that influences many a player in all styles of music.
On the issue of legato playing, he is the king, and anyone interested in going down that path has to hear what X has accomplished.
To witness him playing with Y’s band, a Gibson SG around his neck, Small Stone Phaser and Marshall stack in tow, at the intimate club My Father’s Place in Roslyn, NY, was something I’ll never forget. He ripped a hole in the guitarist’s-space-time-continuum that night! And we’ve never been the same." —Joe Satriani

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I have this issue so it would have been pointless for me to guess. Haha.

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QUOTE (Wallimann @ Mar 11 2008, 05:17 PM) *
Kurt Cobain?


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I thought was Allan but that damned Sg...

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