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Old 11-25-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
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Your best musician?

i was hanging around with friends on vacation this summer, and this came up.

Who's yours? You can't name two and wiggle out of it. I'll tell you mine at Christmas.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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So many to choose from. I'll pick Steve Winwood.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:48 PM   #3
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Old 11-26-2013, 04:36 AM   #5
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You said musician, not singer/songwriter, so: Urbie Green
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:06 AM   #7
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We recently watched the 90-minute PBS show featuring Carole King and James Taylor. Wonderful show!

I have a new appreciation for Carole King.
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:17 AM   #8
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You said musician, not singer/songwriter, so: Urbie Green
Oh. I didn't intend to be restrictive. But I do that all the time, post and then go "Doh! Why did I say that?"

I'll tell you what the others I was with said. One said Dylan, another said Bill Evans, another said Beethoven. This was one of those discussions after the sun goes down, at the dinner table in June.
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We saw James Taylor at a concert, live with the Baltimore Symphony. Oh, my! He was amazing! He sang old favorites of course, but did some Gershwin and other stuff. The best concert I ever attended.
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Old 11-26-2013, 07:18 AM   #10
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Such a tough question, there are so many amazing musicians, each brilliant in their own unique way. My current favorite / best:

Zoe Keating
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:09 AM   #11
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Who's yours? You can't name two and wiggle out of it. I'll tell you mine at Christmas.
You are pretty optimistic about how long this thread is going to last
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Such a tough question, there are so many amazing musicians, each brilliant in their own unique way. My current favorite / best:

Zoe Keating
Not something I would have picked out on my own but this is wonderfully unique. Very nice.
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Different from songwriters and performers, right?

For a musician of absolute musical ability: Eddie Van Halen.
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You are pretty optimistic about how long this thread is going to last


Well, if I last till Christmas, it'll last that long 'cause I'll post.

Great names so far!
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