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Lennie begat Joe and Joe begat Charlie and Kirk...

Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2007 5:16 am
by keith
Jazz and metal meet at the extremes
LA Times July 29, 2007
Players with a need for speed and no fear of offending create an unusual musical alloy.

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Jazz has also worked its voodoo on rock guitar heroes through the unlikely agency of bop piano theoretician Lennie Tristano, tutor to Joe Satriani, a key supercharger of electric-guitar technique. And Satriani begat the eight-string guitarist-bassist Charlie Hunter and Metallica's Kirk Hammett, and co-begat Vai ... s-calendar