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This guy makes Jason Becker look like the cheesy metalhead that he is.

Stanley Jordan was a pioneer of the two handed tapping melody/accompaniment technique.

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by johnny-ringo

submitted September 7th 2006

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one more thing black people contributed to america
11 years ago
He's pretty good, although I'm not sure who Jason Becker is.
11 years ago
Well I have to agree with Ryoga for once. Although the harmony and melodic structure comes from classical music, blacks invented blues, jazz, rock & roll, and just about every other fucking form of popular music in this country. Unfortunately we also have a plethora of people like embeezy that are complete degenerates, and contribute nothing to the world other than a narrow minded viewpoint and useless banality.
11 years ago
Actually, the syncopation (aka the back beat) heard in the harmony of most modern music came from African songs, too. While I do agree with Ryoga about this, I still think he's a useless twerp who likes to talk about how great he is on the internet.
11 years ago
Jason Becker is incredible; don't take away from him. This guy is amazing also, but their styles are completely different, so they can't really be compared. It's like asking who is a better athlete, Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods?

Also, did anyone else catch the song he was playing? It was the end of Stairway to Heaven.
11 years ago
Anyone ever heard of the Chapman Stick?
11 years ago
johnny-ringo who the hell are you and why are you talking shit about me? anywho dont know who jason becker is but the guy on the vid is really good.
11 years ago
oh yea johnny-ringo im your dad.
11 years ago
johnny-ringo what have you contributed to society that is so awe inspiring?
11 years ago
there isn't one technique or riff this spook did that Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani or Eric Johnson couldn't duplicate, they probably already have, they're just the wrong color so it goes unnoticed. This old mud duck is good, but OMG, there are great guitar players all over the world, why does he get special attention because he's a REGGIN.

You wanna talk about what the darkies contributed to America, how about the rise in crime statistics??? 1 out of every 3 black males are in some form of the criminal justice system.
11 years ago
OK, so this guy is good. Big deal. Lot's of people play guitar. Just because you are a fan of someone doesn't mean they are 100% the best ever. This guy probably got good by not getting a job and practicing all day on his front porch. So you can take him and Watermelon Slim and shove them.
11 years ago
Another reason why I am only acoustic.
11 years ago
two words: Steve Hackett
11 years ago
I am a guitarist and a huge Hendrix fan but honestly, Stanley Jordan was the greatest guitarist who ever picked up a guitar.

The story goes something like this: Some huge band was playing at Madison Square Garden and the support band failed to turn up. The organiser of the event was pulling his hair out wondering what to do when he went outside and saw this black kid (Jordan) busking on the coner of the street. He grabbed him and stuck him on stage as the support act. The rest is history for those of you who know music.
11 years ago
Captain_Spaulding0323 is a swizzle stick.

eric johnson.... bwAAAAHAHAHAHAH!!!!
11 years ago
@Captain_Spaulding0323 - actually Whites commit more crimes, black are only prosicuted more. And there are a LONG list of reasons why that is, and would start an evil long discussion about this topic, but i'll leave it like that.
11 years ago
surely a piano would be easier...
or slide guitar...
anyway..
im going to burn my guitar...
asshole...
11 years ago
good example of white people commiting a crime and not getting prosecuted. 9-11
11 years ago
umm, i dont even think its a question who's a better athlete between michael jordan and tiger woods... tiger woods is amazing.. but michael jordan is the best athlete in ANY sport.. period. Thats if you can even consider golf a sport.
11 years ago
alright one other guy that dominates like jordan would have to be lance armstrong but thats it.
11 years ago
Ryoga, even if your comment was true, which I seriously doubt by the way, it would only be because there are less black people living in most (I know, not all) countries. You are such a freaking idiot. Why don't you back up some of your garbage with proof BESIDES wikipedia and other internet info?
11 years ago
usually when looking at the amount of crime by large groups of people, you'll find that most of the crimes are commited by people with Low-income, thats a MUCH bigger factor than the color of your skin. When people are poor they resort to crime, plain and simple. If you've got a good life, good home, good education, and overall "easy" life chances are you arent going to commit crime(obviously some do, serial killers, columbine kids, etc etc but im talking about AMOUNT of crime).
11 years ago
WRONG. Jason Becker Owns Everybody*. EVEN MALMSTEEN!

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6366828499656022533&q=jason+becker&hl=en




(*exceptions include Paul Gilbert, EVH)
11 years ago
BTW hes atrophy during the vid, beat that Stanely Jordan. Little fuckin' Wanker

:P
11 years ago
That video sounds like complete shit.^^^ So what if he's fast, he's unmusical and no one wants to listen to that wretched, soul-less, wanker metal. The guy has no tone, whatsoever, and he plays those same arpeggio patterns in every fucking solo. Plus he looks ridiculous. I saw a clip of something he tried clean tone and he didn't even make it all the way through; and what he did play sounded like shit.
11 years ago
@ nahog99 - thats pretty much what I had in mind, and it goes deeper than that but you get the idea. Whites by far commit more crimes. But are prosicuted much less for many reasons. Status amd income being a major factor. Example, to the think Eric Smith will do 2-3 years for posession of cocain? no, he'll get a slap on the wrist and comunity service, but Antwan "Junebug" Jones, from 132nd st on the lower east side will be lucky to even get a "Plublic Pretender" He'll rot in a cell. regaurdless if its his first offence or not.
11 years ago
Johhny,

do you really fucking think im serious here?

Jason becker does own everybody though, that vid was just a joke. If you ever bought on of his CD's such as Perspective you would see that he is not only one of the most amazing people for his couragea and strength but hes one of the best musicians. No one comes even close to some of the compositions hes written.

You obviously haven't heard shit from him other than online vids where he just shows off for newbs and shredheads.

plus who the fuck are you to tell someone they are shit. Post a vid faggot and then well talk.
11 years ago
he actually started out playing the piano and switched over fusing the techniques. BTW was he playing stairway?
11 years ago
If you want to hear a cool guitar player, check out Monty Montgomery. He's from Austin Tx, he plays an acoustic like an electric. I'm not crazy about his music but he rips. A very under appreciated talent.
11 years ago
jason becker... bwAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAH!!!!onezerz
11 years ago
Bwaaaahahaaha! COURAGEA!! LOL ! I love how stupid people are on the interwebs tubes. Next time I "bought on of" someone's CD"s, I'll make sure it's not Jason Becker's crap. I've heard it all of his wanking, my friend, so don't think that you're some music guru. If his vid was a joke, then why did you post the link to prove your point, assface? God I love this bullshit when I'm drunk...
11 years ago
ok, that guy just couldn't learn the piano so he got a guitar. I dont like him even if he is good; When this started playing I almost thought it was some sort of piano...so do we have to call him a guitarist? And I bet in a fight to the death with Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan...Tiger would win because he would wack him with his nine iron
11 years ago
And nahog99 you are just a git
11 years ago
Who the fuck cares about spelling? and Great job avoiding the point and not posting up your shit. Ill put up any style any type of music you want (execpt jazz, Its not music when horrible sound notes are just considered "playing outside of the box") when you put your shit.

But you wont cuz your a pussy and/or sucks at guitar.
11 years ago
wow, such an argument over such crap....
11 years ago
Of all the stupid arguments I've seen on this site, this is one of the dumbest.
11 years ago
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