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Unread 06-02-2001, 11:41 AM   #16
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I think Stevie is the best. I also like to hear Glenn Campbell. I know he is not known as a great guitar player but he is. He played as a studio musician for a long time before he cut his own album. He also was a "Beach Boy" for a while. Try to get past the songs that he sings and listen to him play. I think you will be in awe.

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Unread 06-02-2001, 11:49 AM   #17
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Best Guitar Players

Here's my picks....

Brett Detar, Joshua Kosker, Jeriah Momper from The Juliana Theory
Jason Martin from Starflyer 59
Bud Carrol (He plays in an emo band called 'Transistor Indiana')
Aaron Sprinkle from Poor Old Lu (And his solo stuff)


Now that's some guitarists....
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Unread 06-02-2001, 11:59 AM   #18
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How about Aaron Guerra from Tourniquet?

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Unread 06-02-2001, 12:49 PM   #19
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My Favorite Guitarists!........

(in no specific order)
Jimi Hendrix - The Jimi Hendrix Expierience
Jimmy Page - Led Zeppelin
Eric Clapton - Cream
Jeff Beck
Pete Townshend - the Who
Kirk Hammett - Metallica
Randy Rhoads - Ozzy Osbourne
Kurt Cobain - Nirvana
Carlos Santanna
Ritchie Blackmore - Deep Purple
Steve Vai
Yngwie Malmsteen
Ace Frehley - Kiss
Chuck Berry
B.B. King
Johnny Ramone - The Ramones
Tony Iommi - Black Sabbath
Angus Young - AC/DC
Joe Perry - Aerosmith
Slash - Guns'N'Roses
Jerry Cantrell - Alice In Chains
Phil Keaggy
Eric Johnson
Keith Richards - The Rolling Stones
Duane Allman - Allman Bros.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Buddy Guy
Reverend Gary Davis
John Lee Hooker
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Albert King
Freddie King
Hubert Sumlin
T-Bone Walker
Muddy Watters
Joe Satriani
Steve Morse
Uli Jon Roth - The Scorpians
Chet Atkins
Charlie Christian
Bo Diddley
Les Paul
Pat Metheny
David Gilmour - Pink Floyd
Trey Anastasio - Phish
Steve Howe - Yes
Alex Lifeson - Rush
Brian May - Queen
Brian Setzer - The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Frank Zappa
Neil Young - Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
Tom Petty - Tom petty & the heartbreakers
John Fogerty
The Edge - U2
Zakk Wylde - Black Label Society
Jerry Garcia - The Grateful Dead
Lonnie Mack
Billy Gibbons - ZZ top
Johnny Lang
Ritchie Sambora - Bon Jovi
Mark Tremonti - Creed
Lenny Kravitz
Mark Knopfler - Dire Straits
Robby Krieger- The Doors

& My FAVORITE GUITAR PLAYER EDDIE VAN HALEN of Van Halen!!!!
I'm sure there are more....but those are the only one's I could think of as of right now.
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Unread 06-02-2001, 05:30 PM   #20
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Dang, I'm supposed to follow that? Anyways . . .

I have to say that Steven Curtis Chapman is one of the most overlooked guitarists in the world. I think he's been mentioned like, twice on this list so far, but anyways -- his stuff is really difficult to play -- if you don't believe me, go out and buy one of his folios and then try to play it. Then, the stuff of his that I can play just doesn't come out sounding the same way that he does. Also, I like Clapton and then Phil Keaggy is one of the most talented guitarists ever as well. Also, I have to mention matt Odmark and Stephen Mason as really awesome guitarists, too. (for those that don't know -- they're the Jars of Clay dudes that play guitar.) That's my short list, I suppose -- I could sit all day and talk about talented guitarists, but I'm sure y'all want to get on to reading other threads, so I'll cut it short here.

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Unread 06-02-2001, 05:40 PM   #21
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Have you guys like not heard of Third Day, Brad Avery and Mark Lee could take all theses guys. (have you not heard Consuming Fire? Pick up offerings a worship album and check out track # 3 then tell me these guys can't play.

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Unread 06-03-2001, 03:56 AM   #22
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DEFINATELY Matt Odmark from Jars of Clay! He's awesome!
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Unread 06-03-2001, 01:06 PM   #23
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the guitarist or guitarists from:

Extol, Living Sacrifice, Embodyment, Metallica, Megadeth, Creed

all are rather incredible.

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MATT THEISEN...........DEFINITELY!
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Unread 06-03-2001, 07:58 PM   #25
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uhh, whoever recognized phil keaggy as the best is exactly right. he is hands down the best guitarist in the world. in the 60's i think rolling stone asked jimi hendrix how it felt to be the best guitarist in the world and he was like "i dunno, why don't you ask phil keaggy"? i saw phil keaggy at a guitar clinic near me (cary, N.C.) and he absolutely amazing-unreal. never did he once play a simple chord like G or E. never. he played chords he had made up and were almost impossible looking. on his right hand, he's missing a middle finger! now that's incredible. God truly has given him more than a talent! if you haven't heard phil keaggy and you still think van halen, santana, all those secular guys and also those great guitarists like matt odbark who won an award for guitarist of the year (for secular and christian) along with the guy from switchfoot, check out phil. you will definately change your mind!
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Mr. CARLOS SANTANA
MARK TRIMONTI (dude from Creed)
GARY MOORE
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My favorite guitarist is Wes from the Jeff Berry band.
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Phil Keaggy
Dave Matthews
Jon Foreman
Doyle Dykes
Michael Hedges (R.I.P.)
Trey Anastasio
Gordon Kennedy
Bebo Norman
Derek Webb
Tim Reynolds
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PHIL KEAGGY is the best but my fav, yeah its KEAGGY!
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