The problem is you're answering a question nobody cares about, righting wrongs that only exist in your mind, and ignoring basic social cues that copying and pasting tens of thousands of words will not change anybody's mind about the blues (but it may help them make up their mind about you)...
Jaw droppingly proficient and musical.
What a weird thread. It's supposed to be about rock guys playing jazz, and people are mentioning Bireli, who's a jazz guy through and through and has dabbled in rock a bit.
Or Gambale, who's absolutely a jazz guy. Once I complimented him on a metal-ish tune he'd played at a gig and I thought he...
Frank Gambale a metalhead? :roll
"A talented player" is putting it mildly. Gambale is one of the top 10 jazz guitar players to have come out of the 80s. He has an incredible technique and broad vocabulary. Chick Corea doesn't hire average people.
Music is great these days. It's this thread that sucks. Thousands of words debating what something is or isn't.
One thing that never comes up in the great 12 or 13 or 14 bar discussions is that, maybe, just maybe, the variability in the number of bars was unintentional, due to intoxication...
Freedom's door: Mason Marangella is the owner of Vertex effects. He sold a bunch of equipment he claimed to manufacture by hand in California, and had a number of high profile endorsees or users plastered on his site (Michael Landau, Scott Henderson, etc). Someone found his expensive Vertex Wah...
These threads always rehash the same fallacies.
1) that a shredder's motivation is to show off.
2) that all slower players somehow magically have more to say than faster players
1) is bs. I play fast and complicated lines and don't care about showing off. I play like this because that's...