What Musical Genius do you Respect Most?

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  1. Bogner

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    Way too many to begin to list.
     
  2. 71strat

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    Hendrix

    Yo Yo Ma.... Probably the greatest Living musician, and 1 of the greatest of the 20th century.

    Mozart

    Chopin

    Tchaikovsky

    Paganini

    Heifetz

    Beethoven

    Bach

    Miles

    Segovia

    Parker

    Jordan Rudess

    Isao Tomita... Hendrix of the Synth, and Jordan Rudess' favorite player. He just died a couple weeks ago.

    Eubi Blake

    Those are a few I like.
     
  3. JohnK24

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  4. chopsley

    chopsley Silver Supporting Member

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    You have not been proven wrong so far....
     
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  5. Megatron

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    Bach, Coltrane, Holdsworth.
     
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    "genuinely beautiful things don't ask for attention"
     
  7. Turi

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    And he never will be.
    kindness is someones trolly alt account IMO.
     
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  8. Oldschool59

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    JS Bach & Mozart. They come ahead of all the many other Great Masters, in my book.
     
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    Beethoven, who was deaf, or almost deaf, and was still writing incredible music.
     
  10. Coldacre

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    Jimmy Page. the body of work he achieved from 68-74 is staggering.
     
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    Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

    Fantastic careers spanning 40 years.
     
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    Living genius, it would be Pat Metheny.

    Dead, too many to list, but Bach, Mozart, Charlie Parker and Django come to mind.
     
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  14. buzzp

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    Impossible to pick 1.
     
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    John Mayall. What an amazing career he's had and he's still touring and recording at 82. I don't know if he'd be considered a musical genius but he has a really great ability in putting
    together outstanding bands with some of the best guitar players on the planet, and he just keeps going.
     
  16. mojocaster.com

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    This. And chuck D from Public Enemy.

    (OK. Not really Chuck D...)
     
  17. netcruzr

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    Another vote for Steven Wilson.
     
  18. Augmented 13th

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    Elvis.

    "Without Elvis, none of us would have made it". John Lennon.

    Trouble/Guitar Man

     
  19. big mike

    big mike Plexi Loving Admin Staff Member

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    If you don't care for the thread or a poster's topics, move along and stop thread crapping.
    Just makes work for the moderators.
     
  20. Crowder

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    I'm going with Chris Thile.

    Much like the old masters, he was able to master his technique at an early age and begin concentrating on writing and interpreting music. I don't know of anyone who can translate as much emotion through an instrument.
     

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