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Who's your favourite Musician/Instrumentalist?

Discussion in 'The Coffee House' started by Nuri, Apr 24, 2007.

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  1. Nuri

    Nuri Well-Known Member

    Here's an idea for another thread for those who have some musical knowledge.

    Name your favourite Musician/Instrumentalist... If possible; try and find a video on Youtube etc... of one of their performances - it doesn't have to be their best performance ever.

    For example, mine would be;

    Vocalist: Roger Daltry (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UC4_Dgb96jc)

    Guitarist: Jimi Hendrix (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNUcd_2e7_Q)

    Bassist: John Entwistle (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVl39LBZGMw)

    Drummer: John Bonham (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L47lv3QTkbo)

    Keyboardist/Pianist: Rick Wakeman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ya6dsej-0I)

    Feel free to add things such as; Violinist, Harmonicist, Trumpeter, Saxaphonist, DJ or any other instrument that you can think of.

    If you're not sure who plays any of the instruments, or you don't have a favourite instrumentalist, then you're welcome to remove them or leave them unanswered.

    Please try and use the original format, shown above, so it's easier to understand. You don't have to make the text bold like I have though, I've only done that to make it more clear.

    :guitar: :drums: :piano:
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  2. SeemsPerfect

    SeemsPerfect Guest

    Pianist / Vocalist:
    Sarah McLaughlin

    Someone at YouTube created this vid for the song, "Do What I Have To Do."

    The album, "Surfacing," was one of the most amazing works I've ever heard. Although not new, it's still a brilliant album all the way around.
  3. SeemsPerfect

    SeemsPerfect Guest

    Paul Oakenfold is high on the list but I gotta give it to Moby if for nothing more than the one PERFECT mix: "One of These Mornings."

    Someone at You Tube created a video for it based on Final Fantasy. I'm not a big gamer but I thought it was kinda cool.
  4. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    ok Drums.....GINGER BAKER
    Guitar.....Eric Clapton, Santana and the late great Jimmy Hendrix
    Keyboards: Mike Oldfield, Gary Numan, Jules Holland, Duke Ellington, Alexis Weisneberg, Nellie Ore, Horowitz, RickWakeman and David Helfgott.
  5. asqy

    asqy Well-Known Member

    Guitarist/Instrumentalist: John5
  6. music_addict

    music_addict Well-Known Member

    Guitarist - Robby Krieger
    Bass Guitarist - Les Claypool
    Vocals - Jim Morrison
  7. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    Guitarist - John Petrucci
    Pianist - Vladimir Horowitz
  8. fade2black

    fade2black Well-Known Member

  9. ~Nobody~

    ~Nobody~ Well-Known Member

    Okay, I'm probably going to keep adding people to this now and then, it's a great idea for a thread! :smile:

    Right now I just wanted to put in a mention for Jeff Buckley as a bloody amazing vocalist! I'm not saying he has the best voice in existance, but it's one of them, no doubt. He has an amazing range, boy that guy can sing high! :tongue: (If you don't believe me try listening to him singing Corpus Christi Carol!)

    As evidence of his general amazingness, I would recommend listening to his album Grace. (It's available from pretty much everywhere, if you get my drift :wink:)

    If someone wants an immediate fix just to prove how great his voice is before they go hunting for his album, check out these links :smile: Oh and these are all live :smile:.

    Mojo Pin

    Last Goodbye


    Enjoy. In fact I think I'm going to put this in Reviews as well so that people can respond! :rolleyes:
  10. kindtosnails

    kindtosnails Staff Alumni

    Vocalist - Rufus Wainwright, Sheryl Crow, Karen O, Joni Mitchell

    Rufus Wainwright - Maker Makes

    Sheryl Crow - Hallelujah

    Sheryl Crow - Love is a Good Thing

    Yeah Yeahs Yeahs (Karen O) - Date with the Night, Maps, Pin
    3:27 : Maps :smile:

    Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi

    Joni Mitchell - Both Sides now
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  11. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni

    Bela Fleck, banjo player with the Flecktones. He's AWESOME AMAZING INCREDIBLY TALENTED!!!:eek:hmy:
  12. Nuri

    Nuri Well-Known Member

    Composer: Tchaikovsky.
  13. Lady E

    Lady E Well-Known Member

    vocalist: Billie Holiday
    Pianist: Ray Charles
    drummer: Dee Plakas
    Bassist: Kristen Pfaff
    guitarist: Carlos Santana or Robert Johnson
  14. ACRon

    ACRon Well-Known Member

    bassist - nikolai fraiture (strokes)
    vocals/guitar - paul banks (interpol)
    guitar/vocals - matt Bellamy (muse)
    keyboards/piano - johnny greenwood (radiohead)
    drummer - fab moretti (strokes)

    i could think of a thousand line ups depending on what day it is, but right now would cream myself over whatthat lot could come up
  15. SpencerA

    SpencerA Well-Known Member

    sia furler
  16. Hurted

    Hurted Well-Known Member

    Pianists: Horowitz and Kissin
  17. rojomi

    rojomi Banned Member

    :piano: Liberace!
  18. soliloquise

    soliloquise Well-Known Member

    dave swarbrick... violin/ fiddle

  19. Nuri

    Nuri Well-Known Member

    My acoustic line up would be...

    Vocals - Joni Mitchell and Neil Young - just imagine the vocal harmonies.

    Acoustic Guitarists - Bert Jansch and Steve Howe - Bert Jansch was and is the Jimi Hendrix for acoustic guitar and Steve Howe is a wonderful guitar play who I thoroughly listen to.

    Double Bassist - Danny Thompson - the work that he did with Pentangle is amazing.

    Drummer - Dave Weckl - This drummer is actually relatively new to me but I'm certain he can hold his own against the red of the line up.

    My electric line up would be...

    Vocals - Jeff Buckley and Stephen Stills - Jeff Buckley's melancholy and Stephen Still's soul.

    Electric Guitarists - Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck - Jimi is and always will be the master of electric guitar, Eric Clapton is undeniably the best electric guitarist that the UK has ever had to offer and Jeff Beck is a brilliant instrumentalist who's playing has always been full of raw emotion.

    Bass Guitarist - Tal Wilkenfeld - This girl has really impressed me recently infact she's going down as one of my influences and you know what? She's a new face so it's quite a miracle that I like her but she's worth the grade plus not that this had anything to do with my decision but she's quite cute. :wub: Yes, she has actually beaten John Entwistle and John Paul Jones for me... that doesn't happen very often. :blink:

    Drummer - Vinnie Colaiuta - I've only just discovered this drummer and so far all I can say is wow.

    I'd add more but... meh... that's good enough for now. :laugh:

    I'll leave you with a video of 4 of my dream line up playing together; Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Vinnie Colaiuta and Tal Wilkenfeld - You Need Love
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  20. $MyName

    $MyName Well-Known Member

    Guitarist: Chris Cheney (The Living End)
    Drummer: Tre Cool (Green Day)
    Vocalist: Avril Lavigne
    Bassist: Scott Owen (The Living End)
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