obligatory "Slam The Clown" repost: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xj0jPKtWgU
I gotta admit, Caron is one of the few contemporary slappers who impress me...impeccible technique, really even tone/volume/articulation from note-to-note. He clearly spent a lot of time in the woodshed...and yet he doesn't come across as one of those guys who only
spent a lot of time in the woodshed (or his bedroom, LOL!), his musical vocabulary is mature and substantive, not just athletic Look At Me! riffs and monotonic wanking.