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peoplechipper
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Post Number: 460
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Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 11:22 pm:   Edit Post

Too bad Phil's shoulders( I think) are so done he can't play drums anymore; he was a wicked drummer and I'm glad I got to see him with Genesis once...it was the poppier years at the end but he still didi some cool drum-offs with Dennis Chambers; kinda the big time equivalent of the current Melvins lineup- dual drummers can be awesome...Tony
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Posted on Friday, August 01, 2014 - 8:48 am:   Edit Post

Tony,

That would actually be Chester Thompson, who also played with Frank Zappa.

Saw Genesis for the first time in 1982, was the 10th anniversary of Foxtrot. They did Supper's Ready in it's entirety. BEST SHOW EVER...
pauldo
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Posted on Friday, August 01, 2014 - 4:08 pm:   Edit Post

Michael McDermott - 620 W. Surf

Chicago area musician, good material, brings back happy memories.
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Friday, August 01, 2014 - 6:24 pm:   Edit Post

Mickey Hart's Mystery Box; Emmylou Harris, Stumble Into Grace; Alice Cooper, Love It To Death; David Alan Coe, 17 Hit Songs

Peter
wfmandmusic
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Posted on Sunday, August 03, 2014 - 5:55 pm:   Edit Post

I actually never knew Phil could play the drums so well until I listened to some of his older stuff! Being from Ann Arbor originally, I was an Alice Cooper freak back in the day. Hey Mica, I"ll take some Galactic any time. I use to have every Jethro Tull Album and still have some on disk. Great bass lines and those fairies dancing in the woods are hard to ignore. I also like this thread as it turns me on to some new stuff. Today it was Americana Rock with Darkness On The Edge of Town by Springsteen
sonicus
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Posted on Sunday, August 03, 2014 - 6:47 pm:   Edit Post

Grateful Dead rehearsal ; St Stephen , recorded @ Alembic Studios aprox , 12/68
wfmandmusic
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Posted on Monday, August 04, 2014 - 5:29 pm:   Edit Post

Since I'm doing a Jimi Hendrix thing along with the Led Zeppelin it got me thinking of Roy Buchanan and what a player he was. So I listened to this.
Austin City Limits circa 1976....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4e2VgycfSw
pauldo
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Posted on Monday, August 04, 2014 - 7:37 pm:   Edit Post

fIREHOSE - Mr. Machinery Operator
peoplechipper
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Posted on Monday, August 04, 2014 - 7:52 pm:   Edit Post

Wow! that is a monster player!

A few observations...I love the bass that dude's playing; such a cool finish...the clothes are BAD (and this coming from a guy who owns and wears vintage shirts with wide collars...

I also spotted a nice Traynor Custom Special behind the keyboardist; those are seriously cool amps-and loud-the only tube amp at the time to compete with a SVT; it used a weird tube usually used in tv's...most today have had 6550's put in them(a direct replacement) and they're still loud as hell; a friend of mine has one and it'll peak out at 170 watts or so, scary loud...the coolest things about those amps though is a few things; two lights, red and green so you could tell if the amp was on standby or ready to go, they were built like old Fenders with eyelet board but with better transformers, and the era seen in the video had a cool feature where the top of the box was held on with four bolts; remove them and the top came off and you could service the amp without removing the chassis...I have no idea why no one else has done this, it is genius...Tony.
pace
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Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:57 pm:   Edit Post

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c1tZOlUlRI8



(Message edited by Pace on August 05, 2014)
davehouck
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Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 7:43 pm:   Edit Post

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27

I've never heard this before. A friend posted on another site that he was listening to it, so I thought I would give it a listen. Interesting textures and transitions; it's keeping me wondering where he's going to go next.
pace
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Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 8:16 pm:   Edit Post

I don't know if this is from the Merriweather Post Pavillion (8/27/77), but if so, I was born the day after the performance....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJYRtOPUonA

I was adopted 11/77, and just last week I figured out who my birth mother is... I have three half-sisters and they seem super-cool....

Either way, Lindley F*U*C*K*I*N*G rules, and this is the story of my life.....

(Message edited by pace on August 05, 2014)
pace
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Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 9:39 pm:   Edit Post

one of my favs....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttPNilF3v5A

listen to that fuzz face on the solo.... if I didn't know better there's a china cat quote.....
pace
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Posted on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 9:47 pm:   Edit Post

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBd_ORFDjqE


'nuff said.

(Message edited by pace on August 05, 2014)
pauldo
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Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 7:00 am:   Edit Post

Soulfood - Breathe
Phillip Glass - Metamorphosis
Vallejo - Vallejo
wfmandmusic
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Posted on Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 6:22 am:   Edit Post

Great cover tune (all bass) with a little surprise.
http://www.notreble.com/buzz/2014/08/05/aaron-gibson-fly-by-night-all-bass-cover/
flpete1uw
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Posted on Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 7:23 am:   Edit Post

Wow! Ken that was fun to watch. Well the tone was no surprise.
Great Post
Pete
pauldo
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Posted on Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 2:07 pm:   Edit Post

Agreed - Aaron Gibson makes me want to go home and break all my fingers and sell all of my basses . . . .

Meanwhile:
Yes-fest today;
Tales from the Topographic Oceans
Fragile
Close to the Edge
Going for the One
wfmandmusic
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Posted on Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 4:06 pm:   Edit Post

What? I can't hear you because I'm hiding in the closet!
Oh I have those Yes days. Some people don't understand how psychedelic the band was, both in art and music. I'm glad you enjoyed it. I feel one coming on for myself soon...
jacko
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Posted on Friday, August 08, 2014 - 6:44 am:   Edit Post

Inspired by another thread I'll be listening to Deep Purple Made in Japan on the way home. VERY LOUD :-)

Graeme
pauldo
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Posted on Friday, August 08, 2014 - 2:36 pm:   Edit Post

Same inspiration here.
Listened to Made In Japan.

I got that album over 25 years ago and remember being blown away by the intensity of every song - I don't think I could pick one favorite track from it.
jacko
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Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:53 am:   Edit Post

......"lazy". Definitley my favourite :-)

Graeme
pauldo
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Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014 - 2:20 pm:   Edit Post

Lazy is great; but not Strange Kind of Woman? or Space Trucking? The Mule?

I just can't pick one!

:-D
pace
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Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 9:39 pm:   Edit Post

It's funny how the lineup w/ Morse has outlasted all the classic lineups combined. My cousin worked merchandise on the first tour w/ Steve and that was almost half a lifetime ago... (We're pushing 40).... Anyways.... One that always sticks out since I got the Bolin boxset back in grade school:

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wYp5IcjvQRA
jzstephan
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Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:23 pm:   Edit Post

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UY_poH3vNFs
peoplechipper
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Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:47 am:   Edit Post

"A letter home" Neil Young's latest, recorded with Jack White live in an antique acetate recording stall; the fidelity is crappy, where the guitar often sounds like ukelele...it's all cover tunes as well, but it sounds SO Neil...It's amazing that he can change instruments,bands and genres, even media and he always sounds like him...it's funny that his playing is the most 'normal' on piano, but I put that down to the limitations of piano...Tony
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Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 6:48 am:   Edit Post

Thought this was fun!
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10203007512853219&set=vb.1366538170&type=2&theater
pauldo
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Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 2:20 pm:   Edit Post

Frank Zappa - Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar
pauldo
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Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 4:20 pm:   Edit Post

Heard this on a digital music channel on cable (R&B Classics).
Not sure how I have been on this earth for 50 years and haven't heard this funky Billy Preston song.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=3cLBMJYduWg
davehouck
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Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 4:40 pm:   Edit Post

Paul; either you are really young, or perhaps you were in a coma for a long period of time.

:-)
wfmandmusic
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Posted on Friday, September 05, 2014 - 8:56 am:   Edit Post

Speaking of old funky tunes, I looked up one of my old favorite artist Tyrone Davis:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyxKtz6Z07Q
davehouck
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Posted on Friday, September 05, 2014 - 3:07 pm:   Edit Post

Nice tune, Ken.
pace
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Posted on Friday, September 05, 2014 - 5:53 pm:   Edit Post

this is on vinyl in the basement right now.... love it!....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFfMZzvjF2c
wfmandmusic
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Posted on Friday, September 05, 2014 - 6:21 pm:   Edit Post

So I recently just got a turn table back in my life. I bought a vintage receiver off ebay. I lost my record collection many years ago in a bit of a sad story. My son and I hit a few used record shops and got some new old records. I came home and put one on and my son said, "Dad I haven't seen you smile like that in a while". Man I miss that sound and a time when listening to music was an event not just background music. So yesterday I decided to turn my kids on to Frank Zappa and put Apostrophe on. My daughter ask me what the lyric "the crux of the biscuit, is the apostrophe" means. That led to the deepest conversation we have had about life since she was born. She is twelve. That is the power of music and the joy of parenthood! Thanks Frank! Oh yea, I blew the face off of my 23 year old drummer the next night when I made him listen to the drums in Saint Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast.
pauldo
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Posted on Friday, September 05, 2014 - 6:54 pm:   Edit Post

Ken, that is awesome!
I am actually blessed with two functional turntables and a third in a box.
Even more awesome that your kids got to hear the absolutely epic Apostrophe. Jack Bruce's distortion on the title track is one that I lust for. Seriously lust for, I always wonder what gear and what his signal chain was for that.

Mike- dang!
Stanley Turrentine, I used to have the vinyl Don't Mess with Mr. T., I need to search the basement . . . I lost a lot of records to a flood many years ago . . .
So many memories attached to this one:
[link]

(Message edited by Pauldo on September 05, 2014)

[edited to fix the link]

(Message edited by adriaan on September 06, 2014)
mtjam
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Posted on Friday, September 05, 2014 - 7:26 pm:   Edit Post

I'm watching and listening to Phil Lesh play his new Alembic bass on the Lock'n Festival webcast. They just went into "Crazy Fingers."

Phil is obviously having a blast with his new instrument. To me, his tone is reminiscent of that '74 Lesh bass sound that I love so much.

Phil has a permagrin! Catch it if you can!
pauldo
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Posted on Monday, September 08, 2014 - 4:41 pm:   Edit Post

Got Jack Bruce's Silver Rails
There is a song on it, Drone that has distortion very similar to Apostrohe.
Good album.
hammer
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Posted on Monday, September 08, 2014 - 7:14 pm:   Edit Post

Currently going back in time it hear to some of the music that influenced two of my favorite bands, the Allman Bros., and John Mayall. Last few days have listened to Lightning Hopkins, Robert Johnson, the Reverend Gary Davis, and Blind Willie McTell.

Pauldo. What did you think of Silver Rails?
pauldo
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Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 3:49 am:   Edit Post

Brian,
To be honest- initial listen through fell short of my expectations. Most notable was that Jack's voice sounds tired . . . I grew up admiring his bass skills but through time really found his voice to be captivating and strong. So to hear what I heard was concerning. With that, the bass playing is what I would call conservative.

As mentioned, Drone has a great bass tone and through out the disc there is some very tasty guitar and piano/ keys work.

Jack is moving through space and is aging like we all are, my expectations of Silver Rails to sound like How's Tricks? is not realistic.

As long as Jack makes music I will continue to buy it, he is a legend in bass, lyrics, piano and vocals.
pauldo
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Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 1:38 pm:   Edit Post

Brian - saw your earlier post about Silver Rails and your shared feelings on Jack's voice sounding weak.

So with that in mind I dusted off:
Jack Bruce - How's Tricks?
also listened to:
Chrissie Hynde - Stockholm
David Gray - Mutineers

Both of those are 2014 releases - Chrissie's is good; David's is really good - he is another vocalist that I enjoy listening to.
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 5:18 pm:   Edit Post

Kris Kristofferson - Silver Tongued Devil and Closer To The Bone.

Peter
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 5:18 pm:   Edit Post

Kris Kristofferson - Silver Tongued Devil and Closer To The Bone.

Peter
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Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 8:02 pm:   Edit Post

MMW, Bloody Oil
pauldo
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Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:52 am:   Edit Post

Who - Quadrophenia - timeless classic.

That Pete can sure put together a solid (double)album.
flpete1uw
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Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:12 pm:   Edit Post

Pauldo,
Yes!! Quadrophenia, one of my all time favorite Rocking Rock Albums. Came across this not to long ago. The Ox! "The Real Me" isolated Bass track. Or at least as isolated as these guys could make it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAahWxWIS9o
Pete
murray
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Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 2:15 pm:   Edit Post

Just discovered Judee Sill.
Glynn
peoplechipper
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Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:00 am:   Edit Post

I used to listen to Quadrophenia a lot delivering newspapers on rainy days; it seemed the perfect soundtrack and Deep Cove(BC) had lots of them...may have actually been the album to get me playing bass, but regardless, it's an amazing album and probably the Who's best...Tony
jacko
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Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:44 am:   Edit Post

Good choice Glynn. She played some beautiful music but such a tragic story.

Graeme
pauldo
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Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:37 pm:   Edit Post

Noah Gabrial - Crooked
Some really great bass playing by a certain Club member.

Bill Wyman - Monkey Grip Glue
hieronymous
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Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 3:36 pm:   Edit Post

I've been listening to this track "Cameroon" by Mike Stern featuring Richard Bona on bass & vocals - I keep listening to it over and over and ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwrmoN_nbCM
hankster
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Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:19 pm:   Edit Post

Wes Montgomery with Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath and Albert Heath. "The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery". And it is indeed incredible.
pauldo
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Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:23 am:   Edit Post

Mondays . . .
Found myself spinning Captain and Tennille: Ultimate Collection - The Complete Hits.

Color me strange, but it's a fun listen!

I'm pretty sure all of the bass lines are the Captain's left hand - there are some good ones - notably The Way I Want To Touch You; that bass line would transfer nicely to an Alembic . . . just sayin'.

(Message edited by pauldo on September 22, 2014)
pauldo
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Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:55 am:   Edit Post

Burning For Buddy - A Tribute To The Music of Buddy Rich

Simon Phillips
Rod Morgenstein
Neil Peart
Joe Morello !!!
Billy Cobham
Bill Bruford
and a host of others.
davehouck
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Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 1:31 pm:   Edit Post

Peter Rowan & Yungchen Lhamo, I'm Calling You from this past spring at Merlefest here in the mountains of North Carolina.
peoplechipper
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Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:25 pm:   Edit Post

Oh Wow, that was lovely!

Maybe when all my hair goes gray and not just patches in my sideburns (big Neil Young muttonchops)I'll make music like that but until then I go for loud and sludgy; rage of the tar pits...anyway, went to see Russian Circles last night and you all need to hear them as they are the coolest hard rock instrumental band going; can go from achingly beautiful to crushing in the same song with it all being a cohesive story without words...I wish I had that talent...Tony
pauldo
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Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:24 pm:   Edit Post

oh my god - Well . . .
Debut disc from a Chicago trio that is killer.

moe. - Wormwood
fmm
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Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014 - 6:12 am:   Edit Post

Spamalot cast album. I'd give 2 toes to play that show.
flpete1uw
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Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014 - 6:07 pm:   Edit Post

Tommy Bolin, "Teaser"
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 6:09 am:   Edit Post

Did somebody say "Snark puppy?"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk0WRHV_vt8&list=RDL_XJ_s5IsQc&index=3
mario_farufyno
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:05 am:   Edit Post

Oh, they are great!
sonicus
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:27 am:   Edit Post

Contrapunctus 1 Bach The Art of Fugue

J.S. Bach has been a fasciation for me my entire life.
I love counterpoint ! This stuff is JAM BAND 101 !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HohFSu9H49A
sonicus
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:36 am:   Edit Post

# 12 ____ I really like that " Snark Puppy " ! very cool !!!!!
pauldo
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 11:19 am:   Edit Post

+1 on Snarky Puppy
pauldo
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 11:19 am:   Edit Post

+1 on Snarky Puppy

I guess that's +2 . . . .
:-D

(Message edited by Pauldo on September 27, 2014)
peoplechipper
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Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 11:46 pm:   Edit Post

Every time someone posts Snarky Puppy I kinda feel inadequate...I have to remind myself that my KILLER guitar player actually loves playing my songs, so I must have something going on...Tony
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Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:01 pm:   Edit Post

Tony,
The Snarky Puppy link has been around, but what think happens we watch enjoy the heck out of, time goes by and when posted again it's feels so fresh! That is a fun link to watch! I know I haven't seen it awhile.
Thanks Double O #12!
Pete
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Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:08 pm:   Edit Post

Wolf; the Bach piece was wonderful, a very nice addition to the day. Thanks!
sonicus
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Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 5:42 pm:   Edit Post

Dave, I am glad you liked it !
sonicus
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Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 8:41 pm:   Edit Post

Bear Melt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlWLwf49rM8
hammer
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Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 9:33 am:   Edit Post

Astral Weeks and Moondance. Van is the man!
davehouck
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Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:41 am:   Edit Post

And thanks for Bear Melt, Wolf. I'm hoping to listen to St. Stephen / The Eleven / Turn on Your Love Light from Live Dead later on today. Right now I'm listening to the rain fall outside the window, aka Live Rain.
sonicus
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Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 11:21 am:   Edit Post

You are welcome Dave. That "Live Dead" and that set of segued tunes is a total masterpiece to my ears. I think the rain is music too ,Earth's music, in all of its variations and transitions and segues from cloudy to sunny and then a rainbow ! There we can see the relativity between humanity and habitat and life when we create music .We all know this of course and live it day to day. I just like to talk about it sometimes and feel gratitude for it. It is my belief that reflecting this emotion during the creation of improvised and composed music is a product of the positive life force of humanity . It's just what we musicians do . I really heard that in "Bear Melt", and that whole "Live Dead" album. That has the "Dark Star" on it that l grew up with loving,and can not get enough of. It may very well be playing continuously in my subconscious mind.
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Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:10 pm:   Edit Post

:-)
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Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:57 am:   Edit Post

brian.. "Moondance." I have to learn this for my new functions band. Not as easy as it sounds.

I spent last night listening to a string of James taylor's greatest hits from the front row at Glasgow's new(ish) Hydro. As ever, jimmy Johnson's playing was sublime but I have to admit I spent most of the evening watching Steve gadd's drumming.
jazzyvee
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Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 4233
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 1:07 am:   Edit Post

I've been listening to loads of Grover Washington Jr's music.
I'm putting on a big commemoration gig to celebrate his music in December so been finalising the set list.
flpete1uw
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Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 396
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:53 am:   Edit Post

Ahhh,
What a way to start the day.
Bach and Live Dead.
Thanks Dave and Wolf
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1280
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 1:32 pm:   Edit Post

Ron Carter - Pastels (album)

I really like his upright tone.
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1282
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 5:17 pm:   Edit Post

All About That (upright) Bass, jazz version:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=iyTTX6Wlf1Y
flpete1uw
Advanced Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 398
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 5:49 pm:   Edit Post

Pauldo,
I smiled all the way through that! She's Good!
Peace,
Pete
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3652
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 7:10 pm:   Edit Post

I think this is really a masterful performance !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENJlmnqxZUQ
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3654
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:01 pm:   Edit Post

And another masterful performance from another era
Harry James & Helen Forrest ______ Harry is a musical influence of mine on the Trumpet and Helen is my favorite big band singer from that era
.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMaCoxOGXPM
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11539
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:12 pm:   Edit Post

Wolf, that was wonderful!! Thank you! I've always loved Mark Knopfler's playing.


(Message edited by davehouck on October 01, 2014)
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3655
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:32 pm:   Edit Post

Hi Dave , I am glad you liked it . I really like to watch Mark Knopflers right hand technique !
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3656
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:54 pm:   Edit Post

Michael Manring "The Enormous Room

"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY4Ra2KOyas

I took his Bass clinic back in the early 90's and have been in a follower ever since .

Such an amazing player !

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