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Kurt and other modern Guys

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  1. Just curious Kurt- who are some of your favorite peers on your instrument? Do you check out a lot of other guys on the scene ? I know that you always mention older musicians as influences, but I was just wondering who some were some of the peers you enjoy?

  2. kurtisrosenwinkel
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    peter bernstein, ben monder, adam rogers, lage lund, mike moreno, jesse van ruller, martin van iterson, nir felder, russell malone, i dig all these guys.

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  3. applebum
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    Thanks a lot for all those great guys! And what about others kind of music?? And not necessarily guitar players....

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  4. jazzbum
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    I know you specifically asked Kurt but, damn, Martijn Van Iterson is amazing!!!! His tone and phrasing knock me out. I wish he recorded more. Check out this video on Youtube:

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    I learned a ton from transcribing this intro.

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  5. jbroad
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    here's another total badass. james muller from australia:

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  6. lollygirl
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    James is amazing, I live in Sydney and regularly see him play.

  7. I Think on the kurt's list just is missing Kreisberg!
    I love Peter Bernstein and Yotam Silberstein

  8. cruxtable
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    gilad hekselman!:

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  9. applebum
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    and wayne krantz

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  10. Bernstein...so good. Monk is a dope album. I think his relentless melodicism and penchant for understatement are often overlooked by younger jazz guitarists!

  11. Tim miller.

  12. Julian Lage, Steve Cardenas, Brad Shepik, Larry Koonse.

  13. geetarted
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    Ya.. Steve Cardenas did a great job with his Monk transcription book.

  14. arewolfe
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    Cool to see Nir in there.

    Not exactly a straight ahead player, but I've always been curious as to what KR thinks of Bryan Baker (

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  15. jbear
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    Scott Henderson...no words...chops, tone, and phrasing. Fusion, blues, straight ahead...doesn't matter.

  16. wommusic
    Key Master

    Scott Henderson is one baaaad man - I totally agree with you jbear! Used to work with him a bit in the mid- 90ties, and he always played his ass off whenever I saw him play!

  17. jbroad
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    scott henderson is one of my fav's as well. he writes some great stuff too

  18. gambini
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    Hey guys,
    I love too the way Steve Cardenas rithmically plays ... he's a genius !
    Another great guitarist is Lionel Loueke, he has a lot of nice ideas and phrases.
    What do you think about this player ? I think he's burnin' ... Check it out !

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  19. InWalked
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    Nels Cline, Will Bernard, Jim Campilongo

  20. LeonardoB
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    @Gambini

    Do you know, by any chance, what brand of guitar is Bebo Ferra playing in those videos you posted? I mean, the kinda 335-style sunburst semihollow he's using.
    Any help is much appreciated

    Regards,
    Leonardo

  21. Looks like a heritage ( based on the long and tapering head stocks with those shiny Grovers and the sharply cut pick guard that gets the same stain as the guitar).

  22. david6strings
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    +1 kurt's list i'd changed nir felder who i don't know bout him by kurt himself hehehe, and mention on joe cohn, very important man in jazz guitar for me

  23. lacroix
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    If you don't know Nir Felder I'd recommend this

    http://www.npr.org/event/music/128939463/greg-osby-quintet-live-at-the-village-vanguard

    Nir's solo on the first tune is just amazing.
    Btw, Greg Osby plays fantastic, too. I love that guy.


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