Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Author Topic: your favorite Guitar Player  (Read 1581 times)

Offline Sequild

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 5
your favorite Guitar Player
« on: March 02, 2018, 11:47:10 PM »
 wanna ask who is your favorite player so far best of all time favorite so far

Re: your favorite Guitar Player

Offline jefsummers

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 379
Re: your favorite Guitar Player
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2018, 09:03:09 PM »
An interesting question, and "why" is something that requires some introspection. Chet Atkins is probably the most talented, though I don't care as much for that style. Hendrix is a classic for all of his innovation and raw talent.

Prog rock, though, is my favorite style of music. I was just on a cruise with Yes, Steve Hackett (Genesis), Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), Adrian Belew (King Crimson), Bumblefoot (new band Sons of Apollo played their first live concerts) along with other bands playing at least twice over the course of the cruise.

After consideration, my favorite would be Steve Howe of Yes, with Steve Hackett of Genesis a close second. Not only talented but tasteful, with emotional impact.

PS, from reasonably close it looks like Bumblefoot was using a Fractal Audio AX8.
Parker DF 724
Parker Fly Deluxe
Nitefly V2
Italia Mondial
Fender Std Strat w SCN pickups and GK2A
Epiphone Dot w SD Jazz/JB
Danelectro Hodad 12 string electric
Epiphone Gary Clark Casino
Fender Jaguar Players Custom HH
1963 Gibson Melody Maker
Various acoustics
Marshall AVT150, ART T28, Bugera 333

Re: your favorite Guitar Player

Offline Patzag

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1658
Re: your favorite Guitar Player
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2018, 08:28:20 AM »
Oh boy. What a deep question.
Like Jefsummers, there are many options.
Out of the pack ... Jeff Beck, Pat Metheny, Wes Montgomery, Steve Lukather, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford and a few more that make up my A-list!
Teal Fly Classic 1998 / White Deluxe Hard Tail 1994 /Axe FX III

Re: your favorite Guitar Player

Offline Mossman

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 72
Re: your favorite Guitar Player
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2018, 09:10:49 AM »
That's a great list.  Beck's at the top of mine, now at 73 he's an inspiration for me on the 'back nine' of my playing career.  Gary Moore is my all time fave.  You can just pick a random album and he's schooling you on something - metal, blues, prog rock, wherever his muse took him at that moment.  Always with a monster tone and fry-your-face-off conviction.
1994 Fly Deluxe (Black)
1998 Fly Deluxe (Plum)
1999 Fly Deluxe (Green)
2006 Refined Fly Classic (Natural)
2008 Refined Fly Deluxe (Heather Grey)
1998 NiteFly NVF4 (White)
1999 NiteFly NVF7 (Black)
2000 NiteFly SA (Transparent Blue)
2006 NiteFly M (Oil & Wax)
2006 NiteFly SA (Sunburst)

Re: your favorite Guitar Player

Offline Mr303

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 421
Re: your favorite Guitar Player
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2018, 10:14:12 AM »
Try as I might no one guitar player is my favorite, notables are Frank Zappa, Guy Clark, Roy Clark, Atkins, Doc Watson, Kottke, Belew, Methany, Holdsworth, Montgomery, Roy Smeck, Glen Campbell randomly mentioned all greatly envied.  And anyone that plays better than me which is pretty much everybody.... :D
« Last Edit: March 04, 2018, 11:31:29 AM by Mr303 »
"I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure."
- Mark Twain

Re: your favorite Guitar Player

Offline jb63

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 635
Re: your favorite Guitar Player
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2018, 04:27:57 PM »
My whole life this has been a question that could never be answered.
BUT, the really good thing about that is that is shows how diverse the world of guitar playing really is. Its just so... BIG. There is so much, so many different kinds, and they all begin with beating your fingers up on that F bar chord...