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Allan Holdsworth - 62% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Steve Morse - 56% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 July 1954, Hamilton, Ohio, USA. Instrumental rock guitarist Morse took his primary influence, like so many others, from the Beatles. Expanding his listening to include prevalent rock bands such as the Yardbirds, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, as well as a nascent interest in country music, Morse moved with his family to Georgia at the age of 13. There he was captivated by Read more

Tony MacAlpine - 55% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 August 1960, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. Initially trained as a pianist, MacAlpine graduated to the electric guitar with an ambition to fuse rock and classical influences into a musical form that would have widespread appeal. Teaming up with Steve Smith (drums, ex-Journey) and Billy Sheehan (bass, ex-David Lee Roth), he recorded 1985’s Edge Of Insanity, which fe Read more

Vinnie Moore - 53% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Eric Johnson - 44% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Blues Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Special Interest
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Mike Stern - 41% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 January 1953, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. While always a rock-orientated electric guitarist, Stern’s forays into contemporary jazz have never lacked edge or excitement. A student of Pat Metheny while at Berklee College Of Music, his first break came in 1976, when he joined Blood, Sweat And Tears. He worked with seminal fusion drummer Billy Cobham towards the end of t Read more

Steve Vai - 39% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Steven Siro Vai, 6 June 1960, Carle Place, New York, USA. Vai began his musical career at the age of 13, forming his first rock band, Rayge, while still at school. At this time he was tutored by Joe Satriani, who was to have a profound effect on his style for years to come. He studied jazz and classical music at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, before r Read more

Jason Becker - 36% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This classically trained US guitarist first came to prominence in the late 80s with fellow guitar wizard Marty Friedman in the band Cacophony. Combining blues, rock and classical styles, he built up a reputation for playing at breakneck speed with a melodic intensity and feel that was reminiscent of Alvin Lee. In 1988 he recorded Perpetual Burn, a solo instrumental showcase for Read more

Richie Kotzen - 32% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 February 1970, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. This highly gifted, US-born rock guitar god is very much in the Joe Satriani mould. By the time Kotzen had reached his seventh birthday, he had moved from piano to guitar lessons, and was playing live with his own band, Arthur’s Museum, when he entered his teens. Taken under the wing of Mike Varney, he was introduced to bass Read more

Steve Lukather - 28% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Steven Lee Lukather, 21 October 1957, San Fernando Valley, California, USA. Perhaps best known for his accomplished guitar work with AOR supremos, Toto, Lukather started out as a session player. Indeed, the first Toto album was originally intended to be a one-off project and brought together the talents of some of the most notable Californian session musicians. Such was the Read more

Jean-Luc Ponty - 27% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 September 1942, Avranches, France. Ponty grew up in an intensely musical home environment. His father ran a local music school, teaching violin, and his mother taught piano. He was a proficient pianist and violinist while still very young and at the age of 11 he added clarinet to his instrumental arsenal. After studying classical violin at the Conservatoire National Sup&e Read more

Victor Wooten - 26% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Educational Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Newport News, Virginia, USA. Wooten was raised in Nashville the youngest of five brothers, and when he was only two years old was prompted into music by his brother, guitarist Elijah ‘Regi’ Wooten. He eventually became proficient on the same instrument. Together with his other brothers, alto saxophonist Rudy, pianist Joseph and drummer Roy ‘Futureman’, Vi Read more

Joe Satriani - 25% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Heavy Metal Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Satriani, 15 July 1956, Westbury, New York, USA. Satriani, who grew up in Long Island, is a skilled guitarist responsible for teaching the instrument to, among others, Kirk Hammett of Metallica, and Steve Vai. After travelling abroad extensively in his youth he returned to the USA to form the Squares. This project folded in 1984 through an abject lack of commercial re Read more

Steps Ahead - 25% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1979 under the name Steps, this group was seen by founder and vibes player Mike Mainieri (24 July 1938, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) as a way of bringing together some of the virtuoso musicians working in the New York studio scene. Originally comprising Michael Brecker (b. 29 March 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 13 January 2007, New York City Read more

Billy Cobham - 24% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Cobham, 16 May 1944, Panama. Cobham began playing drums while growing up in New York City, to where his family had moved while he was still a small child. He studied at the city’s High School of Music before entering military service. In the army he played in a band and by the time of his discharge had achieved a high level of proficiency. In the late 60s he pla Read more


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