If you could take lessons from any musician who would it be?

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  1. TXDeathMetal

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    I'm surprised no one has said his name yet but... Chuck Schuldiner (my favorite guitarist ever), Devin Townsend would be really fun to learn from, also surprised that no one has mentioned James Murphy yet either, and of course Jeff Loomis.
     
  2. TXDeathMetal

    TXDeathMetal Lemme smang it girl! Contributor

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    I'm surprised no one has said his name yet but... Chuck Schuldiner (my favorite guitarist ever), Devin Townsend would be really fun to learn from, also surprised that no one has mentioned James Murphy yet either, and of course Jeff Loomis.

    EDIT: double post.
     
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    Slofenwagon Sir Moo's Alot

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    O for me it would have to be Tosin Abasi for the bad "Animals as Leaders", i love the way hey puts in djent, classical, and jazz all in one and it comes out perfect.
     
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    Victor Wooten, second would be Vai I guess, for these reasons. I don't need people to teach me techniques, those are mine to hone in the time I devote them. I am more interested in approaches, ideas,etc. You cannot really teach technique beyond a simple point, after that it is all analysis and correction.

     
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    blues saraceno :ugh::ugh:


    love the playing and tone :wub::wub::wub::wub:
     
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    failshredder hammer every cock

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    Failing that, Rusty Cooley.

    Fuck theory, I already know a LOT of that. I need right-hand technique.
     
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    I've had some lessons with really tremendous players (Shaun Baxter, Phil Hilborne) and you still need to do the work for yourself - all they can do is iron out the bumps and give you the information.....consolidating their input and direction into your own style is still the key factor. Meeting top rank musicians always provides me with inspiration, not necessarily a host of useful ideas so "lessons" is perhaps the wrong way of describing my reasons for wanting to say Hi to some famous faces....

    Who would I like to meet and perhaps jam with/borrow ideas from?

    Chris Poland, Tosin Abasi, Alex Masi, Shawn Lane, Guthrie Govan, Jeff Loomis, Jason Becker......the list is endless.
     
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    NaYoN Heavy Blog Is Heavy

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    Emil Werstler maybe? I hate his music in Daath but his style and skill are undeniably good.
     
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    OrsusMetal In brightest day...

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    Kurt Cobain...


    KIDDING:lol: he's terrible.

    Probably Jordan Rudess, even though i don't play keyboard he really knows his stuff.
    Second probably Andy Mckee, his techniques are amazing
     
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    AJ Minette, and Muhammed Suicmez. Both of their playing styles absolutly blow me away, and I would love to have a chance to get a taste of what makes them such incredible players
     
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    Any of these will do just fine. :bowdown:
     
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    Michael Romeo from Symphony X! :shred:
     
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    Taking lessons from him would be ridiculously inspiring to me in terms of writing music and constructing passages :yesway:
     
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    John Petrucci and Joe Satriani hands down.
     

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