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Old February 9 2013, 06:17 PM   #1
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Your favorite contemporay musicians

And I don't mean pop singers.

For a while I was pretty impressed with David Garrett for his violin proficiency, and I guess still am.

But I recently stumbled over Lindsey Stirling and she just blows the guy out of the water with the stuff she does.

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Old February 9 2013, 08:17 PM   #2
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Re: Your favorite contemporay musicians

Mark King (frontman of Level 42) for his pop & slap bass playing skills.

Even more impressive when you take into account he's left-handed, but learned how to play a right-handed bass.
"Don't sweat the small stuff--it makes you small-minded..."
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Old February 10 2013, 05:42 AM   #3
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^ Yngwie Malmsteen is amazing. He plays left-handed guitars right-handed.
I think what sets him apart from other shredders is the classical background.

^^ "Thriller 2012?" That one is going in my .mp4 library.
She is really good. Have you listened to Mairead Nesbitt of Celtic Woman fame?
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The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians - (White Hole).
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Old February 10 2013, 04:47 PM   #4
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Re: Your favorite contemporay musicians

i like

Diane Birch

V V Brown


Missy Higgins

Delta Goodrem

Guy Sebastian

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Old February 10 2013, 05:10 PM   #5
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Little Boots

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Old February 10 2013, 11:24 PM   #6
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Re: Your favorite contemporay musicians

Ms Esperanza Spalding, bassist/singer extroidinaire:

Andy McKee:

Duckman: I'll never forget the last thing my father said to me...
Cornfed: "Careful son, I don't think the safety's on"?
Duckman: BEFORE THAT!!!

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