Recommend me some good jazz!!please!!


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heretic555666
03-10-2008, 01:34 PM
I am mostly a metalhead/rocker. But could anyone recommend me some good jazz bands to listen to?
ones with impressive guitarwork pleease!!
thanks! ;)

slashrules!!!
03-10-2008, 01:40 PM
joe pass is one of the best, listen to this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=795sG19cPmU)

chocolateman900
03-10-2008, 01:41 PM
There's a couple of threads at the top with suggest albums and artists arranged by instrument so i'd suggest you check there

ordinary_story
03-10-2008, 01:48 PM
Shawn Lane

(insertnamehere
03-10-2008, 01:48 PM
Bit of Django Reinhardt wouldn't go amiss.

Iluvpowerchords
03-10-2008, 01:51 PM
The Mahavishnu Orchestra.

Other than that I'm not a big fan of the Guitar in Jazz.

Dishburn
03-10-2008, 01:51 PM
Weather Report.
Dish

kevinm4435
03-10-2008, 01:56 PM
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Weather Report
Return to Forever
Al DiMeola
Fusion Miles (In A Silent Way up until around 1975.)
Allan Holdsworth
Ben Monder
Pat Metheny
Bill Frisell

ze monsta
03-10-2008, 02:01 PM
Guitar
Charlie Christian
Django Reinhardt
Wes Montgomery
Barney Kessel
Joe Pass
Kenny Burrell
Tal Farlow
Larry Coryell
Jimmy Raney
John McLaughlin
Pat Metheny
Grant Green
George Benson
Vic Juris
Scott Henderson
Mike Stern
David "Fuze" Fiuczynski
Larry Carlton
Kurt RosenWinkle
Bill Frisell
Charlie Hunter
John Scofield
Emily Remler
Mick Goodrick
Alan Holdsworth
Al Dimeola
Ed Bickert
John Abercrombie
Joao Gilberto

Suggested Listening, check it.

theneildeal
03-10-2008, 02:14 PM
Al Di Meola is a jazz version of Santana. He is very good.

ufossuck
03-10-2008, 02:28 PM
Lenny Breau