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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    Funny you should say that, as I thought I played it pretty straight...but then again, this was from memory of something I did by ear, I should probably look at a chart and compare!

    It was interesting, I hadn't played it in a long time...you can see there's one point at the beginning where I definitely almost stall out...and then it just came back, very easily. Some tunes are like that, I guess. Some are definitely not.

    Anyway, now I'm happy I got one out there, so I'll go back and listen to the others, and then I'll polish mine up a bit (but not too much, I hate cutesy worked out arrangements!!!) and do some improvising.

    One thing I find very interesting about this tune is the space in the melody...and if you play it like a singer, you don't have to start very many of the vocal phrases on the downbeat at all...you can actually get this thing going where it's in time, but has a "rubato" feel. I'm going to work a lot more with that this month.
    "In time rubato...." That's what I'm going for as well. Want to be able to pat my foot while laying back. Anyway. Probably too much here, but an attempt at basic. Great tune...

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    I agree, and maybe I'm not explaining myself well, but what I'm going to try is playing in time, but playing the melody freer. Gonna be some serious metronome work for me Really working the melody like a singer, playing with the time a bit, but not losing the underlying swing or adding/dropping beats...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    I agree, and maybe I'm not explaining myself well, but what I'm going to try is playing in time, but playing the melody freer. Gonna be some serious metronome work for me Really working the melody like a singer, playing with the time a bit, but not losing the underlying swing or adding/dropping beats...
    I like that concept. A lot of people mistake that for "plain" rubato, but it's actually still got a pulse and movement to it. I share your lack of enthusiasm for "nice" arrangements and rather like having a set of "moves" for playing melodies through changes and then choosing them on the fly.
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    Well I had a couple of hours last night, so here is my contribution. My inclination is to try to refine it or get a clean take, but if I do that I probably will just never actually post anything. It will be a real challenge to do one a week, but I know I'm going to learn tons by doing it. Thanks for getting this started!


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    Here's my second installment thinking out loud through this tune.

    The guitar sound for some reason isn't so great--to boomy, which resulted from poor microphones placement vis. the amp. I hope it doesnt' detract too much.

    Thanks for posting this second one as well! Very fun and informative. And you're right about having fun with the guitar. I believe I always have fun when I'm playing, although there may be a look of sheer terror on my face! And also I think a C- grade on a Wes impersonation would probably earn an A in most places!!

    BTW thank you also for your tips on the videos and for mentioning Screenflow. I'm going to check that out!

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    Quote Originally Posted by John A. View Post
    Just before l left for work this morning, I saw there was a major transit delay, so I figured what the heck? Why not kill that time more productively at home rather than waiting on a subway platform? I didn't notice it was for next month until after the fact. But since somebody has to break the ice, why not jump the gun and kill two metaphors (no, three!) with one stone?

    This is on the fly rather than arranged. I play this tune quite a bit and feel pretty free on it. At one point I had a full arrangement, largely stolen from Wes, but i find it more enjoyable to just play, and Wes already did Wes's version.

    Though not arranged, there are a couple of things I usually do. For instance, the first voicing I play here is my usual point of entry. On the second ending, instead of an Amin7b5/E7 change (per the Real Book chart), I just do a rootless E7#9, do that little hammer-on lick rather than a full III-vi-II-V, and end the tune on Bbmin6 rather than Fmaj. This is partly stolen from the Pat Martino version on Exit (my vote for best version ever).

    Between those bookends, I like to just let whatever happens happen. Ideally, it happens without stumbles and dropped/added beats, but not always ...



    John
    Obvious that you've spent some time with that tune. Nice variety of touches. I especially like the double stops and walking bass.

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    I am so excited that the thread is taking off and people seem to really be enjoying themselves!! I think all the contributions have been really great. It's very cool hearing how everyone has their own take on it. I did work on my arrangement a lot before listening to most all of these so that I wouldn't be overly-influenced. I was thinking we may have a few more days before people started posting in earnest, but it appears the floodgates have opened! I just need how to remember to work my video camera and I will get something posted as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by alltunes View Post
    Okay here's an early version. I was working on this before this thread so had stolen a few ideas already...some are my own

    Sounds really great alltunes!! Some great lines and unexpected turns which are always fun, but the melody stays right with it. Very nice tone too out of your guitar!!


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    here's my version, a bit rough because I had to use a pick because one of my nails broke so I cut them.
    Wow also very nice sounding nick1994. I listened while working and it's very relaxing and focusing. After hearing this I need to work on incorporating improv in my songs more.

    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    Putting this first take out there, really more so I can listen to others...my kids are loud in this one, talking about TaTa's, which isn't anything dirty, its the local pizza place they love..

    Anyway...days...of wine and roses


    Amazing Jeff!! What a delight to hear. Lovely and relaxing. Love your connecting lines and your accompaniment with and interplay with the melody. And your guitar's tone is beautiful. Wow.

    Quote Originally Posted by matt.guitarteacher View Post
    "In time rubato...." That's what I'm going for as well. Want to be able to pat my foot while laying back. Anyway. Probably too much here, but an attempt at basic. Great tune...

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    Very very nice!!! Great playing and chord voicings. I really like how you got a swing feel going in a solo setting on the rubato clip. My mind was dropping in the bass and drums from how you implied them. Very cool.

    Quote Originally Posted by rlrhett View Post
    Well I had a couple of hours last night, so here is my contribution. My inclination is to try to refine it or get a clean take, but if I do that I probably will just never actually post anything. It will be a real challenge to do one a week, but I know I'm going to learn tons by doing it. Thanks for getting this started!

    Very nice rlrhett! Nice chord accompaniment and selections. By the way there are no time pressures. We were originally thinking of adding one song per month, but people can add to each thread whenever they're ready.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt.guitarteacher View Post
    "In time rubato...." That's what I'm going for as well. Want to be able to pat my foot while laying back. Anyway. Probably too much here, but an attempt at basic. Great tune...

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    Those are nice voicings, Matt.

    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt.guitarteacher View Post
    Obvious that you've spent some time with that tune. Nice variety of touches. I especially like the double stops and walking bass.
    Thanks. TBH, it's a lot sloppier than I would like. There a couple dropped beats and stumbles, and the time is a bit lost in the single line sections. I think the overall concept is about right, but I think I need to pay more attention to the rhythm.

    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt.guitarteacher View Post
    "In time rubato...." That's what I'm going for as well. Want to be able to pat my foot while laying back. Anyway. Probably too much here, but an attempt at basic. Great tune...

    Voicings etc:
    Hey Matt
    I really, really enjoyed hearing you play this. It combined a nice swingy ballad feel with a periodic gypsy feeling that really shifted my mental image of this tune. Your treatment of the song is much more mature and developed than anything I've come up with, and I thought it was rich listening.

    I also realized that I am likely playing the tune too fast. Sub-dividing as you've described is hard to do if the tune is going quickly, and I've tended to play it quickly because the first person I ever heard play it, when I got into jazz, was Bireli Lagrene! His "Standards" album made a huge impression on me and he plays that at a pretty brisk swing tempo, so that became my template. I see I'm missing a lot of potential doing it that way, so I think I want to slow it down and work the harmonic ideas better.

    Thanks for this. I have enjoyed interacting with you on the forum, but hearing you play, and hearing how you process the choices of what to play, was both informative and inspiring!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    Hey Matt
    I really, really enjoyed hearing you play this. It combined a nice swingy ballad feel with a periodic gypsy feeling that really shifted my mental image of this tune. Your treatment of the song is much more mature and developed than anything I've come up with, and I thought it was rich listening.

    I also realized that I am likely playing the tune too fast. Sub-dividing as you've described is hard to do if the tune is going quickly, and I've tended to play it quickly because the first person I ever heard play it, when I got into jazz, was Bireli Lagrene! His "Standards" album made a huge impression on me and he plays that at a pretty brisk swing tempo, so that became my template. I see I'm missing a lot of potential doing it that way, so I think I want to slow it down and work the harmonic ideas better.

    Thanks for this. I have enjoyed interacting with you on the forum, but hearing you play, and hearing how you process the choices of what to play, was both informative and inspiring!
    Thanks Lawson. Very kind. The honest truth is that it's a hack and helps a great deal in actually playing tunes, especially busy changes. It's the flipside of what otherwise would be the "problem": playing slower is otherwise harder, if you don't do something with it. But of course the flipside part is that, once you learn to subdivide things a little more, it just slows everything down, and you have tons of time to think, move fingers etc. I'm really just not good enough to play a lot of this stuff faster yet. (Need to learn this tune tbh).

    It's funny. I really developed this way of playing out of not having anything much interesting to play harmonically. When you create the time and space, it kind of begins to fill itself. Being honest, I've never been a "feel" player, not very soulful at all. What I'm doing is pretty mechanical, at least in the way that it originated as a thought process for me. It's pretty simple and I can break it down, if anyone's interested. Anyway, the slow thing is very related to kind of a blues/gospel feel, which is more in line with what I actually play most of the time. Jazz is just the hobby.

    On a sidenote, the next subdivision "down", a slow double time, is where the REAL grease is. Listen to Wes on Misty. Painfully slow to my ears when I first started listening to it. Couldn't quite get my head around it, but I finally kind of "got it". It just gives him so much space, and he works it masterfully, in terms of phrasing and everything. Now it's one of my absolute favorites. To my ears, Wes usually goes more doubletime on ballads. Anyway, I've listened to too much Keith Jarrett trio, and they kind of LIVE up in that stuff.

    Always enjoy your posts and videos, especially the Raney. I'm subscribed and usually catch the vids before I see them here.

    Thanks again. All the best.

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    I don't think there's a big conflict between mechanics and feel. We only get one shot at "natural" learning and that's childhood. After that, we learn mechanics until we internalize the rules, we use the rules until we develop a repertoire of musical language, we listen and absorb (like doing research) until we have something to say, and finally we start playing out of feel. I don't think we can play "by feel" stuff we have never worked out the mechanics on unless we learned it maybe by rote somewhere. I find the language learning experience to parallel my jazz experience very closely.

    I'm going to drop my tempo to see what I can do with more expressive playing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulW10 View Post

    Very nice rlrhett! Nice chord accompaniment and selections. By the way there are no time pressures. We were originally thinking of adding one song per month, but people can add to each thread whenever they're ready.
    Ahhh, I thought we were doing a tune a WEEK!

    Probably good thing I didn't know. I would have fiddled and fussed and never actually posted a vid.

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    Funny, all this talk of slow playing. I listened to Frank Sinatra's version in order to learn the tune. Very up tempo compared to what I now have learned is a more standard take. I guess since I have some extra time maybe I can try a different interpretation.

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    after listening to a couple other versions I've tried a couple of new things. 1st thing is rubato, which is really hard because it always sounds like taking time to form a voicing or to think about where to go rather than a musical choice. 2nd thing is the melody down lower which i really like. 3rd is keeping an F bass note through the B section until getting to the A- then I went back to playing the roots. 4th thing was trying to split up the A and B sections by playing less harmonic stuff in the A and playing softer.

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    If any version would be considered "canonic" it would have to be Mancini himself conducting his own orchestra. The tempo is about 85 bpm.
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    And hey: here is HERB ELLIS doing it solo, rubato, lots of fills and stuff, including a blues passage!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    Anyway...days...of wine and roses
    Nice. I like the way you seem to recall it. Glad you didn't go back and relearn it first.

    Funny. I didn't even think about the noise. My wife said, "how can you even hear that?". BTW your vid titles are always amusing as well. Especially like the suggested videos that went along with this title.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    And hey: here is HERB ELLIS doing it solo, rubato, lots of fills and stuff, including a blues passage!

    This is the version that does it for me.




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    The recording and uploading took me hours! And I thought I had it edited but couldn't save it! I need some training!

    I was hoping I'd have this memorized before posting to avoid a few errors, but what the heck!! I get nervous as heck when the recording starts!

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    Paul,
    Beautiful playing - and some real nice tone. You seem to be playing the guitar effortlessly.
    I just love the clarity of the Lee Ritenour.

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    sounds great paul!! that guitar is awesome!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulW10 View Post



    The recording and uploading took me hours! And I thought I had it edited but couldn't save it! I need some training!

    I was hoping I'd have this memorized before posting to avoid a few errors, but what the heck!! I get nervous as heck when the recording starts!
    That's a very nice, clean arrangement and performance. Sounds really good. Not sure what errors you're referring to; I didn't notice anything.

    Edit: Ok, caught a couple of minor glitches, but you recovered and stayed in time, so you can keep the gig.

    John
    Last edited by John A.; 01-24-2018 at 09:05 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alltunes View Post
    Okay here's an early version. I was working on this before this thread so had stolen a few ideas already...some are my own

    Nice. I really enjoyed the tone you are getting out of that Tele. Nice ending.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    So here's my "real time" stab at the first 16 measures. I'm thinking out loud while working down the lead sheet and seeing what voicings seem to work. Not a finished version at all, just a first run with more than my fair share of mistakes.

    This should make anyone feel much, much better about their own efforts!

    Lawson, you underestimate yourself. I always listening to your playing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by nick1994 View Post


    here's my version, a bit rough because I had to use a pick because one of my nails broke so I cut them.
    I loved your runs and fills. Very Joe Pass.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    Here's my second installment thinking out loud through this tune.

    The guitar sound for some reason isn't so great--to boomy, which resulted from poor microphones placement vis. the amp. I hope it doesnt' detract too much.

    Your chromatic movement from G minor to Bflat minor reminded me of Jim Hall. I heard Jim Hall play that on a recording and I have been using it ever since.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnysideup View Post
    Great thread, now I just need to find a decent recording method, my Android isn't helping much.

    By the way, I'm not a pro at all.

    I think I should post something before I make any other comment - sort of price of entry - and that will probably take a week or two.
    Any camera or phone will do for the recording.
    I purchased a Zoom Q8 which I have been using.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    Putting this first take out there, really more so I can listen to others...my kids are loud in this one, talking about TaTa's, which isn't anything dirty, its the local pizza place they love..

    Anyway...days...of wine and roses

    Very nice.


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    Quote Originally Posted by matt.guitarteacher View Post
    "In time rubato...." That's what I'm going for as well. Want to be able to pat my foot while laying back. Anyway. Probably too much here, but an attempt at basic. Great tune...

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    Very nice. Interesting to hear this chord Melody on a nylon stringed Guitar. It seems to alter your approach because it resonates differently from a steel stringed Guitar.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rlrhett View Post
    Well I had a couple of hours last night, so here is my contribution. My inclination is to try to refine it or get a clean take, but if I do that I probably will just never actually post anything. It will be a real challenge to do one a week, but I know I'm going to learn tons by doing it. Thanks for getting this started!

    Nice. I love that sound. What type/brand of Guitar is that ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    And hey: here is HERB ELLIS doing it solo, rubato, lots of fills and stuff, including a blues passage!

    Nice. I don’t think I have ever heard Herb Ellis play solo guitar.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulW10 View Post



    The recording and uploading took me hours! And I thought I had it edited but couldn't save it! I need some training!

    I was hoping I'd have this memorized before posting to avoid a few errors, but what the heck!! I get nervous as heck when the recording starts!
    Very nice. I like the thumb pick/finger approach. Reminiscent of my old guitar teacher Lorne Lofsky.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulW10 View Post

    The recording and uploading took me hours! And I thought I had it edited but couldn't save it! I need some training!

    I was hoping I'd have this memorized before posting to avoid a few errors, but what the heck!! I get nervous as heck when the recording starts!
    Very beautiful and meditative treatment with some interesting subs and harmonic moves. Well played!
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    I've cleared some time today to listen and comment on the others...actually, I've already listened, and y'all are killin! Great work, people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyb View Post
    After thinking about it for a few days I have decided to join, I think that this group should take over from the Jeff Arnold study group now. I have mixed feelings about that, but if my starting the Jeff Arnold group has inspired this one then thats great.

    I dont have anything to post yet, and when I do it will be the most basic thing you can imagine.

    andyb
    I wouldn’t abandon the Jeff Arnold thing. They are different. One is about memorizing a set piece and learning from a composer, this one is about composing and learning from the process.

    For all our emphasis on originality, learning by copying is an important skill. I don’t know if Jeff Arnold did DOWAR in his book, but at most I would suggest learning and playing that for this thread. Frankly I’m disappointed in myself that I didn’t have the discipline to learn someone else’s arrangement and participate in your group. I know I would have learned a lot.


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    Quote Originally Posted by QAman View Post
    Paul,
    Beautiful playing - and some real nice tone. You seem to be playing the guitar effortlessly.
    I just love the clarity of the Lee Ritenour.
    Thanks very much Steve! And thanks forever for selling me the guitar. It really does play effortlessly. I swear I can sound the notes by just blowing on the strings!!

    If anyone is ever in the market for a guitar, I suggest contacting QAman first to see what he may have to offer. You couldn't deal with a nicer and more knowledgeable person.

    Quote Originally Posted by nick1994 View Post
    sounds great paul!! that guitar is awesome!

    Thanks very much Nick. I've only had the guitar for a short while and I'm really loving it.


    Quote Originally Posted by John A. View Post
    That's a very nice, clean arrangement and performance. Sounds really good. Not sure what errors you're referring to; I didn't notice anything.

    Edit: Ok, caught a couple of minor glitches, but you recovered and stayed in time, so you can keep the gig.

    John

    Thanks John! I do get a case of the nerves when recording and tend to leave out some things that I can normally include when playing for myself. It's something on hoping that participating in this group will help me work on.

    Quote Originally Posted by Doublea A View Post
    Very nice. I like the thumb pick/finger approach. Reminiscent of my old guitar teacher Lorne Lofsky.
    Thanks very much. I started playing guitar with a flatpick and still do. However, for solo guitar like this I first started with Howard Morgen fingerstyle materials and made myself go with that style. I never could make the full transition so started incorporating the pick. I really like the pick...it's a Blue Chip I've had for several years.

    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    Very beautiful and meditative treatment with some interesting subs and harmonic moves. Well played!
    Thanks very much Lawson!! I think I copied a lot of them from you in your real time arranging videos you posted which were great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublea A View Post
    Any camera or phone will do for the recording.
    I purchased a Zoom Q8 which I have been using.
    Hi Doubleea! That's the camera I bought as well. Have you happened to try the Zoom editing software you can download for it? It does simple edits, but I can't get it to save the changes. I spent a lot of time trying to get it to work last night and I still ended up showing me turning off the camera in my post because I couldn't save my edits! I finally gave up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rlrhett View Post
    I wouldn’t abandon the Jeff Arnold thing. They are different. One is about memorizing a set piece and learning from a composer, this one is about composing and learning from the process.

    For all our emphasis on originality, learning by copying is an important skill. I don’t know if Jeff Arnold did DOWAR in his book, but at most I would suggest learning and playing that for this thread. Frankly I’m disappointed in myself that I didn’t have the discipline to learn someone else’s arrangement and participate in your group. I know I would have learned a lot.
    Andyb, I agree. I wouldn't abandon the Jeff Arnold thread either. That thread definitely inspired this one but the threads have different goals and offer participants different things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulW10 View Post
    Hi Doubleea! That's the camera I bought as well. Have you happened to try the Zoom editing software you can download for it? It does simple edits, but I can't get it to save the changes. I spent a lot of time trying to get it to work last night and I still ended up showing me turning off the camera in my post because I couldn't save my edits! I finally gave up.
    I have not tried the editing software. In fact I never edit my clips (as you see by my hand coming towards the camera ominously). I will give the editing software a try and get back to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublea A View Post
    Nice. I love that sound. What type/brand of Guitar is that ?


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    Thanks. I plan on playing around with the arrangement now that I have a month to work on it. I played it very straight, being the first time through. I think I have some more ideas waiting to come out.

    The guitar is a modern take on an acoustic archtop made by an obscure luthier from Southern California. Trying to capture some of the acoustic, non-amplified magic of a 30's L5 or Epi De Luxe. It has a carbon fiber soundboard which makes it's acoustic voice very loud and clear. It also weighs about 4lbs total, so it is nice to hang on a strap. There are only 4 out there "in the wild", half of which are being played with nylon strings and have a round soundhole (like my avatar). I have it on good authority that the luthier has 5 on order so there should be more out there soon.

    How do I know so much? I'm that obscure luthier toiling away trying to get a few more built! I've been building guitars for over 15 years as therapy and hobby business. I developed these guitars only in the last couple of years, and now have to deal with the stress of actual backorders and people waiting on their guitars. The adage is true: careful what you wish for. But it is hard to innovate in guitar building, and I'm proud of what I've come up with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rlrhett View Post
    Thanks. I plan on playing around with the arrangement now that I have a month to work on it. I played it very straight, being the first time through. I think I have some more ideas waiting to come out.

    The guitar is a modern take on an acoustic archtop made by an obscure luthier from Southern California. Trying to capture some of the acoustic, non-amplified magic of a 30's L5 or Epi De Luxe. It has a carbon fiber soundboard which makes it's acoustic voice very loud and clear. It also weighs about 4lbs total, so it is nice to hang on a strap. There are only 4 out there "in the wild", half of which are being played with nylon strings and have a round soundhole (like my avatar). I have it on good authority that the luthier has 5 on order so there should be more out there soon.

    How do I know so much? I'm that obscure luthier toiling away trying to get a few more built! I've been building guitars for over 15 years as therapy and hobby business. I developed these guitars only in the last couple of years, and now have to deal with the stress of actual backorders and people waiting on their guitars. The adage is true: careful what you wish for. But it is hard to innovate in guitar building, and I'm proud of what I've come up with.
    I am not going n the market for another Guitar right now but I will keep you in mind when I am in the market for a new Guitar. Nice Guitar. Nice sound.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulW10 View Post
    Hi Doubleea! That's the camera I bought as well. Have you happened to try the Zoom editing software you can download for it? It does simple edits, but I can't get it to save the changes. I spent a lot of time trying to get it to work last night and I still ended up showing me turning off the camera in my post because I couldn't save my edits! I finally gave up.
    Maybe you just Export. Finish your edits then export to a good format to upload like MP4 780p?
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    Hey Guys,
    Here is my rendition. Its such a beautiful melody that I'm trying to get it to sing as much as I can. The harmony is pretty much regular stuff except in a few spots where I move the bass a little to make a connection. The groove is the thing I have a challenge with on this one. I'm trying to play it with a pulse and light swing without over powering the sweetness of the melody.



    thanks for listening
    all the best
    Tim

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLerch View Post
    Hey Guys,
    Here is my rendition. Its such a beautiful melody that I'm trying to get it to sing as much as I can. The harmony is pretty much regular stuff except in a few spots where I move the bass a little to make a connection. The groove is the thing I have a challenge with on this one. I'm trying to play it with a pulse and light swing without over powering the sweetness of the melody.



    thanks for listening
    all the best
    Tim
    Aw jeez, which one of you guys told Lerch about this? Now he's gone and ruined it AGAIN with taste, groove, and virtuosity. Again!! How many times do I have to tell you guys? Sheesh. Some people.

    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone View Post
    Maybe you just Export. Finish your edits then export to a good format to upload like MP4 780p?
    Thanks for the suggestion Lawson. I went in and tried this and everything I could think of. Finally I re-downloaded and re-installed the program and now it's working!! I appreciate you taking the time to respond!
    Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLerch View Post
    Hey Guys,
    Here is my rendition. Its such a beautiful melody that I'm trying to get it to sing as much as I can. The harmony is pretty much regular stuff except in a few spots where I move the bass a little to make a connection. The groove is the thing I have a challenge with on this one. I'm trying to play it with a pulse and light swing without over powering the sweetness of the melody.



    thanks for listening
    all the best
    Tim
    Ha! That triplet head shake at :35 doh....

    Love it. Great playing as always. I need a little more of your "regular stuff" harmony apparently. :-) Thanks for posting, Tim. All the best.

  49. #98

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLerch View Post
    Hey Guys,
    Here is my rendition. Its such a beautiful melody that I'm trying to get it to sing as much as I can. The harmony is pretty much regular stuff except in a few spots where I move the bass a little to make a connection. The groove is the thing I have a challenge with on this one. I'm trying to play it with a pulse and light swing without over powering the sweetness of the melody.



    thanks for listening
    all the best
    Tim
    Holey moley that was awesome Tim!! Thanks for recording and posting that. I was really hoping famous and prominent players like yourself may join in here to give us inspiration. Very cool!!
    Paul

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    Nice, we got TL in, now it's a party!

    So folks, just a suggestion...this seems to be a friendly and supportive group...now, we've given each other a lot of pats on the back, but maybe, if someone is seeking some comments and critique on their take, can I suggest they just tag their post #c&cwelcome?

    I'm going to tag mine now.
    Jeff Matz, Jazz Guitar:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/jeffreymatz

    "Jazz is like life...it goes on longer than you think, and as soon as you're like 'oh, I get it,' it ends."

    --The Ghost of Duke Ellington

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    thanks Guys, I didn't talk about my choices etc in the video because i wasn't sure if that's what the group was into. if there was some interest I could make another vid discussing some of the choices etc. (if I can remember what I did )
    So far there are some really nice renditions all of them are cool each in its own way.
    Tim
    Last edited by TLerch; 01-24-2018 at 09:23 PM.