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

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  1. viesczy

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    Vitalij Kuprij. I have guitar technique down, but we all can continue to grow as musicians by studying with amazing musicians on other instruments.
     
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    Believe it or not, one of my old guitar teachers was a pupil of Guthrie :O
     
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    I would say the guitarist from Iron Maiden (can't remember his name). just because the harmonies between the guitar, drums, and bass, is just phenominal. Les Paul, obviously. But not for any real "tips" but just for the wisdom that he would have for being around for sooooo long and seeing everything evolve. and of course Dimebag.. that doesn't even need explanation..
     
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    Ron Jarzombek!
     
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    Morgan Rose for drums.
    Ryan Martinie for bass.
    Bulb for.... you know what he does. In particular, I don't exactly want to learn anything thrashy from him. I want to learn how he writes the softer licks like the one starting at 3:30 in Racecar and 3:50 in Ow My Feelings. Sometimes I listen to those parts repeatedly like an autistic child would.

    That's not intended to make fun of autism. The way I repeatedly listen to those parts is comparable to autism.
     
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    Adari Beethoven Pwns All

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    Steve Harris (bass) writes all the Iron Maiden guitar harmonies. He whistles them to the guitarists, who then work out how to play them.
     
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    Merrow........
     
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    Guthrie Govan or Alex Hutchings!! It would just be so... amazing and good and they have some decent stuff to teach!

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    Steve Vai. I wouldn't neccesarily want a guitar lesson from him, as after a year of study i have all his techniques down (pretty much) , no what i would want from him is more a lesson from his composer side. I want to know how he started composing, got better at it, how he composes all on manuscript, etc. No guitars ^^ . I think this is the lesson i want most of all :D
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    :agreed: I was just watching Wings of Honneamise again for the upteenth time and it always reminds me of how awesome Sakimoto really is. I've borrowed heavily from that soundtrack as well. :lol:
     
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    Aside from the obvious (Loomis, Vai, etc.)
    Mattias "IA" Eklundh
    Kevin Hufnagel
    Ron Thal
    Kiko Loureiro
    VINNIE MOORE
     
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    Brett Garsed, Guthrie Govan, Shawn Lane, Paul Gilbert, Kiko Loureiro, or Jari (Wintersun).
     
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    Vai, Danny Elfman and Mattias Eklundh. I picked those three because of their strange ideas and unique ways to think about music. I'm not really interested in anyone teaching me how to become the fastest guitarist or whatever, I'm way more interested in developing the way I approach music.
     
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    Aerospace274 Scotty G!

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    Not so much have lessons from, but i'd love to have a jam session with Fredrik or MÃ¥rten from Meshuggah!
     
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    steven segal!
     
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    Rusty Cooley, Francesco Fareri, Shawn Lane or Andy James - For their techniques

    Guthrie Govan, John Petrucci, Jeff Loomis, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rick Graham, Tom Qualey, M.A.B. , Tosin Abasi, Derryl Gabel - for other things
     
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    Jason Becker! He's the Stephen Hawking of guitar. Otherwise... Paul Gilbert. Maybe Jennifer Batten before she started looking like my mom... :agreed:


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    Faine Playing guitar.

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    Tosin Abasi.
     
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    Andy Timmons, Paul Gilbert, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, and/or Steve Morse. The question, however, is am I gifted, disciplined, and sharp enough to be their student?
     

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