Gowan and Styx; and REO's Neal Doughty
Posted by: Bladesian ()
Date: June 11, 2000 09:29PM

I don't know the others, but Gowan's good. I've never heard any of his music, except the except his website, but I've seen him live with Styx five times now, and he is great. And while some (not all) Styx fans don't like his singing or stage manner, noone's complaining about his keyboard playing. And I think that says a lot.

My favorite keyboardist is REO's Neal Doughty. I personally really like his playing style, which is different from typical AOR keyboard playing (and REO aren't exactly a typical AOR band, but, they get enough AOR airplay that they definitely qualify as AOR). One thing I really like about Neal is that even in the 80s he never overused the synthesizer. I'm not a big synthesizer fan. But Neal only used synth when it's a real plus to do so, and otherwise stick to piano or hammond organ.

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Your favourite keyboard player? 224 Richard Stewart 06/09/2000 10:52PM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 142 Chris D 06/09/2000 11:40PM
Gowan and Styx; and REO's Neal Doughty148 Bladesian 06/11/2000 09:29PM
There can only be one... 147joe06/10/2000 01:56AM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 134 Carl 06/10/2000 02:06AM
David Rosenthal of Rainbow/Red Dawn 170 Tom Krupa 06/10/2000 05:28AM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 130Nicky06/10/2000 07:04AM
JENS JOHANSSON, easily. 131 KAOS FAN 06/10/2000 10:42AM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 138 Rob 06/10/2000 02:07PM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 150Nicky06/10/2000 04:52PM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 127 Bladesian 06/11/2000 09:35PM
AOR keyboards?? .I like Darren Wharton 151 Geoff 06/10/2000 11:09AM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 129 Kieran (S. Ireland) 06/10/2000 07:55PM
RE: Your favourite keyboard player? 145Surfpunk06/11/2000 02:26AM
Rei Atsumi!!!!!!!! 135 Francesco 06/15/2000 08:12AM


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