Do drummers use Magneplanars (particularly the old Tympani models)? ;-)
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My old high school friend (a very talented prog-rock musician) had a rather cr*ppy MCS system from JC Penney! I had to goad him into spending a few bucks for something much better: an AR TT/Grado, Kenwood integrated amp and KLH Sixes! All bought used and cheap, of course! This way I had something reasonably good to listen to when I visited him!
Yes, I have played guitar for 45 years, still play out, and love the fact that my system reproduces guitar tones spot on. I had collected many guitars and amps for a very long time before getting into hifi Audio. Always had a decent system until about 4 years ago, now have a very good system that is very musical. It really impresses with live recordings, which are my favorite type of recordings, especially acoustic, purest of tones.
Life is good!
I was hooked on high end audio (at least reading about it) from the mid 60’s or so, but becoming a professional musician back then required my using any disposable income (ha) on keeping guitars, guitar amps, and PA systems functioning. I had a decent home hifi rig through the 70s but pro music gear still had priority until I bailed from the constant club band scene in the mid 80s...then the audio bug bit hard and I could afford to indulge in nice hifi gear, and still enjoy the crap out of that...I also can now afford better guitars and amps, so win win. I think the percentage of hifi audio geek musicians is about the same as the general population really...I mixed a show a few years ago for the Bill Charlap trio and discovered that both Peter Washington (brilliant bass player) and Kenny Washington (no relation, great drummer) are both hifi gearheads...surprising...rare...
Ken Micallef of Stereophile has a series about this very subject, with interviews of musicians discussing their systems:https://www.stereophile.com/search/node/musicians%20as%20audiophiles
Some of the various interviews are listed in this link. You can also google Musicians As Audiophiles Stereophile, etc, and the different interviews will be listed. Enjoy!