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Allan Holdsworth - 58% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Mike Stern - 50% 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 Morse - 50% 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 - 50% 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

Eric Johnson - 42% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Special Interest
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Jason Becker - 35% 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

Steve Vai - 35% 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

Steve Stevens - 31% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Richie Kotzen - 30% 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

Steps Ahead - 28% 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

Bill Bruford - 27% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Scott Bruford, 17 May 1949, Sevenoaks, Kent, England. A founder member of progressive rock outfit Yes in 1968, Bruford left four years later at the height of the band’s popularity. An accomplished drummer, he opted to join King Crimson, where his skills were put to even greater test, and remained there until leader Robert Fripp dissolved the line-up in 1974. Bru Read more

Bruford - 27% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Pop / Rock
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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

Neal Schon - 26% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Yellowjackets - 26% match to Greg Howe

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Over four decades, the Yellowjackets have achieved a formidable reputation for their live performances and critical and commercial success with their recordings of electric pop jazz. The members of the band are accomplished musicians in their own right and perhaps this accounts for the Yellowjackets’ two Grammys and six nominations. The formative line-up was assembled in 1 Read more


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