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#290744 - 02/05/10 08:16 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? ***** [Re: terzaghi]
Ken.C Offline
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Sgt. Pepper, remastered.

I haven't heard anything I could particularly point out as a difference. Oh well.
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#290746 - 02/05/10 08:30 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: terzaghi]
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Well, Stu Hamm, Victor Wooten, Jaco Pastorius, et. al. are all great players. It's fairly pointless to argue about "better" and I'm not enough of a student to argue the technical proficiency point. I think there's more to making compelling music than just having chops, but I've never really been an "art for art's sake" kind of guy.

With the exception of Jaco, other modern virtuosos have the distinct advantage of having come AFTER the electric bass was popularized in rock music by Entwistle and others.
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#290753 - 02/05/10 08:55 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: tomtuttle]
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Listening/watching "It Might Get Loud" and ohhhh it will with Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White and a case of Kokane.

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#290756 - 02/05/10 09:02 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: tomtuttle]
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 Originally Posted By: tomtuttle
I think there's more to making compelling music than just having chops, but I've never really been an "art for art's sake" kind of guy.



There are some musicians in which your point would hold true. I am a big Steve Vai fan for example because of his talent level but overall find his music too cheesy and rarely listen to it. With exception to the song Tender Surrender of course. ;\)
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#290765 - 02/05/10 09:34 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: BlueJays1]
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Recording some more vinyl to digital again tonight:

Yes 90125
Crosby, Stills, and Nash Daylight Again
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young So Far
Dobbies The Captain and Me
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#290767 - 02/05/10 09:42 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: SirQuack]
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I really like “Daylight Again” I should listen to that soon.
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#290768 - 02/05/10 09:44 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: grunt]
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good stuff man...
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#290903 - 02/06/10 11:40 AM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: SirQuack]
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Diana Krall Live In Paris...

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#290971 - 02/06/10 08:11 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: rvrrat]
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Allman Brothers - 'Eat A Peach'

Speaking good bass players, I'll give a shout out to Les Claypool.
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#290977 - 02/06/10 09:12 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: RickF]
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Two Van Cliburn performances on one SACD: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23 in B-Flat Minor - the May 30, 1958 Carnegie Hall performance, and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18 in C Minor, from 1962.
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