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Steffen Basho-Junghans (born 1953) is a German guitarist and composer. He was born in North Thuringia in the former German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany). At the age of 17 he taught himself to play acoustic guitar and in 1978 formed the folk band Wacholder. In 1979, influenced by the American guitarist Leo Kottke, he began performing solo instrumental music on 6- and 12-string guitar. Throughout the 1980s he…

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  • on songs of the earth he outright like copies some of basho's arpeggios/chords or whatever. is it a tribute or just a rip off? i like the textures he makes when he strums all at once tho.
  • "Since Fahey and Robbie have gone, this is probably my favorite living guitarist...." give me some time and i might feel the same way.
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  • sick
  • Hello all - Meg Baird (Espers) is playing with Jack Rose at Cecil Sharp House in London on Sunday 8th November. http://www.last.fm/event/1167018+Jack+Rose+at+Cecil+Sharp+House+on+8+November+2009 Also upcoming: 04/12/09 Six Organs of Admittance/Voice of the Seven Woods +1 tbc, Bush Hall; 17/12/09 Tall Firs/ Hush Arbors/Dean McPhee, Cafe Oto; http://www.milesofsmiles.co.uk
  • Eeh, eine Entdeckung!
  • Jozef van Wissem & Steffen Basho-Junghans play in Wiesbaden (Germany): http://www.lastfm.de/event/1077014+Jozef+Van+Wissem+%2526+Steffen+Basho-Junghans Come, seee them play, if you're around!
  • Since Fahey and Robbie have gone, this is probably my favorite living guitarist....
  • this is actually nice
  • Beautiful!

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