Favorite Jazz Artists

Discussion in 'Jazz, Acoustic, Classical & Fingerstyle' started by XEN, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. XEN

    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    Al Caldwell
    http://www.myspace.com/bassbooty

    Al has about 4 myspace accounts covering his vast range but I really dig on his jazz tunes. The fact that he plays the 11 string bass is what got me interested in the first place, but his music really kept my attention. There's so much funk is anything he plays. I love it. His Travelin' Black Hillbillies material is the shit too!

    Bela Fleck
    http://www.myspace.com/belaflecktones

    Bela's music is amazing, not to mention that Victor Wooten is his bass player, and damn, the guy is simply a god on bass. :bowdown:
     
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    Mikey D SS.org Regular

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    Guitar:
    John Scofield
    Wes Montgomery
    Pat Martino now...
    Charlie Hunter

    Bass:
    Jaco
    Ray Brown
    John Patitucci

    Organ:
    Larry Young
    Jimmy Smith

    Drums:
    Billy Cobham
    Tony Williams

    Piano/Rhodes:
    Herbie Hancock
     
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    String Seraphim The Walkin' Dude

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    George Van Eps
    Bob Conti
    There's a lot more that I can't remeber atm.

    Bass:

    Jaco Pastorious
    Stu Hamm
    Victor Wooten (Jazz kind of)

    Drums:

    Dave Wackal (sp?)
     
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    Mikey D SS.org Regular

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    Weckl

    He is so cheesy and chopsy, but I love him and his mullet.
     
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    distressed_romeo F'king ............ Forum MVP

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    Pat Metheny
    Allan Holdsworth
    John McLaughlin

    (Plenty more, but those are the main guys I like. I haven't really counted anyone like Shawn Lane or Brett Garsed whose music can't really be counted as predominantly jazz-orientated)

    Honourable mentions for Mike Stern, Pat Martino, Wes Montgomery, Al DiMeola, and Kenny Burrell.

    Bass

    Jaco (my initial inspiration for giving jazz a go)
    John Patitucci
    Steve Bailey

    Sax

    John Coltrane
    Michael Brecker (RIP:()

    Keys

    Lyle Mays
    Chick Corea

    Drums

    Chad Wackerman
     
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    le_ackt Le-ackt

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    guitarist :
    Greg Howe
    Mike stern
    Pat metheny
    John Scofield
    Allan Holdsworth

    Pianist :
    Chick Corea ( been workin on his stuff lately )
    Art Tatum
    Mocoy Tyner
    Herbie Hancock
    Oscar Peterson

    Sax: John Coltrane
    Cannonball Adderley

    trumpet : Miles Davis

    bass : Victor Wooten
    ron Carter
    Bill "The Buddha Dicken
    Jaco Pastorious
    Steve Bailey

    Drummer:
    Dennis Chamber
    Tony Williams


    Group : Greg Howe extraction "group"
    Vital Techtone
    Chick Corea Eleckric and Akoustic Band , " return to forever " line up

    From japan : Soil and "Pimp" Session
     
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    jacksonplayer The Fusion Guy! Contributor

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    Guitar:
    John McLaughlin
    Al DiMeola
    Allan Holdsworth
    Grant Green

    Bass:
    Jaco
    Stanley
    Victor

    Drums:
    Billy Cobham
    Alphonse Mouzon
    Elvin Jones
    Narada Michael Walden

    Keys:
    Chick Corea
    McCoy Tyner
    Herbie Hancock

    Sax:
    John Coltrane
    Wayne Shorter

    Trumpet:
    Miles
    Freddie Hubbard

    Violin:
    Jean-Luc Ponty
     
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    telecaster90 Smokestack Lightning Contributor

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    I really don't listen to all that much Jazz, but my favorites are Miles Davis, Coltrane, and Duke Ellington.
     
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    kung_fu Vulcan Lute God

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    Wow, I've really got too many to name. I'm pretty big on most of the artists listed so far. Recently, I've been listening to a lot of Wes Montgomery and John Coltrane. Also, I've been getting into a lot of bossa nova players like Byrd, Gilberto/Getz, and Jobim. Lenny Breau is hot shit as well
     
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    There's lots, but some of my favortes include
    Chick Corea (RTF, Elektric band, solo, ...)
    Stanley Clarke (recently bought The Clarke/Duke Project on vinyl, more of an RnB album that jazz but has some catchy songs)
    Jaco (got my hands on a great 1978 Weather report concert with the man in his prime)
    Pat Metheny (still need to get more of his stuff, the fact that Jaco plays on Bright Size Life introduced me to him)
    Allan Holdsworth ( such a great stlye )
    Miles Davis (currently reading his autobiography, quite a colorful vocabulary)
     
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    jim777 Seen all good people Forum MVP

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    At the moment I'd have to say (the great and powerful) Jimmy Bruno. I won't bother with a 20 mile list, but Joe Pass will always be up at the top for me as well. And Chick Corea and Captain Fingers ;) :lol:
     
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    maskofduality Brandeis Sophomore

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    Charlie Hunter, Wes Montgomery, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bill Evans, Cannonball Adderly, Mahavishnu Orchestra, and Miles Davis.
     
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    maskofduality Brandeis Sophomore

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    nah, it's too much money for me to try.
     

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