Street Musicians -- Post Your Favorites?

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  1. townsend

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    How about a street musician thread?

    I found this over at Guitarworld, then went to youtube directly. It is Damian Salazar, a street musician from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Yes, his performance is "over the top," but he's got the chops and technique in spades. He is not just playing guitar, he is performing. Maybe he's got a small audience out in front of him (or a large one), but everyone else is just strolling by, apparently oblivious to his massive talent. Enjoy:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=zQKDhIKxgAQ

    P.S. I'm sorry I couldn't embed this in the thread, I tried . . . if someone could help me out with instructions AGAIN (I know, I know), I would appreciate it.
     
  2. misterturtlehead

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    My favorite street musicians are DC bucket drummers.
     
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    I don't know if he's still active, but years ago I remember seeing the One Man Band at Venice Beach, CA and he was the most impressive street musician I've ever seen. Played the sax w/ his hands, the bass w/ his toes (it was common for him to yell, "Big toe, take a solo!") and drums w/ his elbows and one foot.
    Dude was amazing.
     
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    There are actually a few of those guys in Venice, nowadays.

    No idea goes uncopied.
     
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    This ties in to a play list of street musicians I have saved.
     
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    i hosted a show for this guy years back, he is legit and can play very well outside his street shtick

     
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    Here are some street musicians--a power trio-- performing Deep Purple's Highway Star, on the street in Santiago, Chile. Very credible job, with less than TGP-approved equipment:

     
    Blanket Jackson, muzishun and Slide like this.
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    Here are some I have enjoyed in Seattle Pike Market.
    I hope these photos are ok. I'm just a shy tourist with a pocket camera.

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    I just stumbled across this:

    Love it on so many levels: faithful, reverent cover version of my favorite Floyd tune song; beautiful clean strat tone ringing out in the Summer night and the sense of community with the crowd singing along.
     
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    Oh, by the way, dibs on all the girls at 6:25 :)
     
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    I don't know their names, but it would have to be the two Roma gentlemen that play on Santa Monica's 3rd Street Promenade.
     
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    Yeah, that's what I'm talkin' about!
     
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    Beautiful, on several levels - just sublime (and not the band)
     

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