Allan Holdsworth

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medic2022
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I was wondering what the groups opinion on Mr. Holdsworth's playing?

Tommy
DankyD
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hes fuckin insane, best of the best
timmirth
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He is quite amazing, I wish he would branch out a little more stylisticly, but he kind of invented his own style, so whatever, he is just brilliant. And he thinks of the guitar in a way which I try to think, but haven't unlocked like he seems to have total command over.

Brilliant.
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I have always thought that it sounded like he was able to play a ton of notes and it seemed like you never heard any picking. Smoooooth.....!
markelia
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holdsworth is an original, and a musical genius
he is in a class by himself
medic2022
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IMHO I think Mr. Holdsworth is the greatest guitarist out there. (Sorry Steve, your a very close second). I know most guitarist see his speed and interval jumps. But I think we all need to discuss his chord playing. I think that is the most impressive of all. Let me know what you all think.


Tommy


P.S. I hope that first line didn't offend anyone. I'm a huge Vai fan too! Plus we're talking about two different approaches to the guitar.
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Alan is absolutely great... but he's more into jazz and stuff... Steve is playing like his guitar is burning.... he creates a ton of emotion, agresivity and feelings.
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