Edit: I spent most of yesterday evening listening to him, and it's incredible how much of a shadow he has cast on music and guitar playing. His influence on fusion is so deep, it's part of the furniture now. Fusion guitarists are following a path basically plowed by him. And so many metal shredders, even if they're not directly influenced by him, they're influenced by players who were.Marshall Harrison said:I think not enough people have talked about and written about this man, Allan Holdsworth, and his playing. He's just a musical miracle, as far as I'm concerned, and it really would behoove all of us to study what he does and learn as much as we can from him.