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Great Guitarists You May Not Have Heard Of?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by joshphase90wah, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. joshphase90wah

    joshphase90wah TDPRI Member

    91
    Sep 17, 2014
    London
    Hey guys! I've been compiling a list of great guitarists you may not have heard of, or who are under-appreciated outside of their genre specific circle. (Part 1 of which can be found here http://guitarsampspedals.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/great-guitarists-you-may-not-have-heard-of/ )

    In the spirit of expanding our knowledge and appreciation of guitarists who are not as renowned as they should be I'd like to bring your attention to this Tele wielding Funk-Meister - Derwin 'Big D' Perkins


    So, who do you reckon should get more coverage than they do?
     
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  2. Maricopa

    Maricopa Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    51
    Feb 4, 2009
    Phx, AZ
    I was trying to think of some but....well, you know.
     

  3. Mjark

    Mjark Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Feb 14, 2011
    Annapolis, MD
    Here's my teacher and friend Robert Fiester with Patty Reese - He's all pumped up.

     

  4. Dunzie

    Dunzie Tele-Holic



    This guy's been around for a few decades now and doesn't get the notoriety I think he should... great blues style but has done everything from pop rock to swing to jazz and everything in between at one time or another. I've seen him live a few times and met him backstage once and he seems like a decent down to earth guy.
     

  5. djh22

    djh22 Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    Age:
    61
    285
    Jan 12, 2012
    VA
    Ernie Lancaster -


    Jim Nalls -
     
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  6. HotRodSteve

    HotRodSteve Friend of Leo's

    Sep 24, 2013
    The Hudson Valley
    Richie Scarlet

    A local legend around these parts, the Emperor of Rock, the one and only Mr. Richie Scarlet!

     

  7. JayFreddy

    JayFreddy Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    52
    Nov 6, 2006
    Dallas TX USA
    I like Howie Cohen, Jimi Bell, Bill Buanocore, Darin Favorite, Blane Bostock, Scotty Miller, Larry Coxx, Tutu Jones, Eric Gales, and Ray Montford... Just to name a few!
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2014

  8. Funkysmell

    Funkysmell TDPRI Member

    85
    Oct 14, 2013
    Phoenixville, PA



    This guy Petri Walli has always been one of my favorite guitarists, the whole band is really good actually. Definitely worth checking out if you like the songs they play in this video.
     

  9. Whipsnade

    Whipsnade TDPRI Member

    20
    Nov 3, 2014
    SE
    John Squire, Bernard Butler. Both waaaaayyyyyyyy underrated.
     

  10. Fendereedo

    Fendereedo Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    51
    Jan 1, 2014
    UK
    +1
     

  11. gatorfiend

    gatorfiend Tele-Meister

    346
    Apr 12, 2009
    Gainesville, FL
    Jinx Jones.
    Chuck Hughes.
     

  12. Telecritter

    Telecritter Tele-Meister

    128
    Nov 9, 2012
    UK

  13. slauson slim

    slauson slim Friend of Leo's

    Mar 16, 2003
    By The Levee
    Bruce Langhorne, Brian Marnell, Russ Tolman, Richard McGrath, Hugh McCracken, Peter Lang, Dick Rosmini, John Echols, Dom Troiano, Marc Benno.
     

  14. Jeff_K

    Jeff_K Friend of Leo's

    Aug 14, 2009
    Katy, TX
    Askold Buk


    Jon Gomm...totally mesmerizing! How does he play this AND sing?


    Thomas Leeb
     

  15. joshphase90wah

    joshphase90wah TDPRI Member

    91
    Sep 17, 2014
    London
    Ahh some truly great musicians, thank you all for sharing.
    JeffK if you like Gomm and Leeb you might like Mike Dawes if you haven't listened to him before.
     

  16. knopflerfan

    knopflerfan Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 18, 2012
    In the woods
    I second the mention of Thomas Leeb!
     

  17. StoogeSurfer

    StoogeSurfer Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 26, 2011
    USA
    Jim Thomas, of the Mermen. He's shuns flash, but he's brilliant. And his rig is epic:

     

  18. Slidedude

    Slidedude Tele-Holic

    520
    Apr 6, 2013
    SF Bay Area

    Now that's cool! I've known Jim and Alan (bass player) for a long time. Alan recently did a tour with Joe Satriani. Great band, great players, great guys. Nice to see Jim mentioned.
     

  19. StoogeSurfer

    StoogeSurfer Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 26, 2011
    USA
    Would love to see the Mermen but I'm on the east coast. A friend who use to live in San Fran turned me on to them and makes me jealous with stories of how they packed the clubs there. Do they still perform much? Love the drummer too.
     

  20. fescue

    fescue TDPRI Member

    81
    Sep 17, 2013
    Red Wing, MN
    Maybe not completely unknown, but freaking awesome players just the same:
    Robert Quine
    Bill Kirchen
     

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