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Davey
Feb-03-2006, 06:26
Ok I'm bored here at work!! so give me your top 5 fusion guitarists, any era / style etc.

Jazzis
Feb-03-2006, 14:42
Sorry to hear you are bored https://www.magle.dk/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif a terrible condition https://www.magle.dk/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Here they are NOT top 5 (I hate that) but 5 great artist worth listening to without reservations:

John McLaughlin
Larry Coryell
Alan Holdsworth
Jukka Tolonen
Pat Metheny

Davey
Feb-06-2006, 00:56
fair enough, no top 5 then, funny though that a few of your guitarists made my list too: Larry Coryell, Allan Holdsworth, Larry Carlton,John Goodsall, John Scofield

Vikas
Feb-06-2007, 11:08
My list would include of course Allan Holdsworth who performs both rock and fusion styles. He is definitely one of the greatest guitar players. Apart from him, I would like to listen to John Scofield, and Bill Frisell. The other two would include guitarists from bands- Frank Gambale from Chick Corea Elektric and Scott Henderson from Tribal Tech.

Cobalt
Feb-20-2007, 02:16
If it wasn't for his bizarre taste in guitars, I'd probably be a bigger fan of Allan Holdsworth ;)

Seriously though, I wouldn't hesitate to put him in the top five. From what I've seen and heard, he's got great versatility and is widely respected as both a guitarist and a musician. Good stuff, well worth a listen to - not really my cup of tea but again I can appreciate it.