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one of my favorite standards

"Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that all was vanity; but dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, and make it possible.

Posted : 18/04/2007 11:57 pm
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That was to cool for school! 8) 8) 8) Thats one of my favorites also. My dad was into jazz when I was just a lad so I still like all that old bebop, and cool jazz.My only suggestion is maybe a little more high end on the tone. You did a nice job, thanks.--ken

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Posted : 19/04/2007 2:28 am
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Wow Rich! That sounds great! You've really gotten a lot better over time. Great work.

Posted : 19/04/2007 3:46 am
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Sounds really nice!

IMO, you could bring the guitar level up further in front of the other stuff.


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Posted : 19/04/2007 1:58 pm
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Nice job Rich, ditto what hue said

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Posted : 19/04/2007 4:37 pm
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Very, VERY GOOD!!!!

I listened to some other songs you have there, too.

GREAT JOB on Hold The Line. TOTO will always be one of my most treasured bands and you guys did it well!!!


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Posted : 19/04/2007 4:57 pm
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great job rich, i remember listening to alot of your stuff before you dissappeared, i always liked your playing, great job 8)

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Posted : 19/04/2007 7:04 pm
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Nice job! Always wanted to learn that one. Got a tab by chance?

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Posted : 21/04/2007 9:59 pm
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Very nice! Guitar does need to be more up front though, but great job overall. 8)


"The only way I know that guarantees no mistakes is not to play and that's simply not an option". David Hodge

Posted : 22/04/2007 1:46 am
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very nice, Rich! Also a fave of mine, tho I don't play it (I should).

Some constructive advice: The first solo could be a bit more interesting from start to finish if you start a line by working off a recognizable sequence of notes from the melody and then take it somewhere else in either variations or a competely avant-garde direction. Then occasionally return to a sequence of reconizable Take-5 notes to re-ground, then "run off and play" again. This helps the listener stay interested and engaged, just to see where you will take the little excusions. The unstructured soloing works perfectly as is the second time, especially because it is a short outro and there is no time for the listener to drift or lose interest.

As Hue says, your playing has really progressed nicely. Great job!

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Posted : 22/04/2007 1:48 am