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    Super 400 floating
    Peterson P-100G mk?Ev




    please check also related vids.
    Last edited by kawa; 02-02-2013 at 04:25 PM.

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    The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary
     
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    Thank you !!! That is a fine guitarist, playing one of the most desirable guitars in the world; beautiful looking, beautiful to hear.

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    Tnx,Randyc

    Super 400 is good sounds,not like to electric piano.

    Also by good player and his sense.

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    Yes, you are right. George Van Epps was another guitarist whose playing reminded me of a piano. Here's an old clip (sorry about the poor quality) good recordings of him when he was younger are VERY impressive:


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    Tnx great links and related all vids.

    I(We) could get new knoeledges about players and oval hole arched top.

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    Howard Roberts played an Epiphone round-hole, single pickup archtop guitar (some say based on the Gibson ES-150). Gibson later introduced it as a standard model after acquiring Epiphone, the guitar had a unique sound. Roberts did jazz-oriented pop music and had monster chops!

    H.R. liked (it's said) VERY large diameter strings but he seemed able to stretch them with ease. And he did the "Two Minute Drill" better than anyone - he compressed a lot of technique into brief musical segments. I don't recall any instances where he really "stepped out", he was basically a studio guy.

    I'd have liked to hear him play with some of the great post-bop musicians that were starting to get recognition around that time ... didn't happen and H.R. never obtained the recognition that other skilled peers garnered (e.g. Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, Jim Hall, Kenny Burrell - and of course Wes Montgomery).

    Mister Montgomery wasn't a West Coast studio guy, Farlow not so much either. Influences were shifting back and forth between L.A. and N.Y.C. at the time and that hasn't changed, right?

    Just thought I'd mention H.R. - he was one speedy, technical guy! He did a lot of horn lines on the guitar, not so common at that time.

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    Now I remember the HR model.

    Tnx randyc

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    Fine music, Kawa. Beautiful and expressed by musicians influenced by the jazz period that I like best. (THAT'S the sound that made me want to play this music!)

    Can you post some CD titles (hopefully available in the U.S.) of the leaders/groups that you like best?

    Thanks,
    randyc

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    Hi Kawa,

    Mister Okiasu has the finest collection of jazz guitars that I've ever seen. He's a fantastic guitarist and I wonder why more Japanese jazz artists don't get the exposure in the U.S. that their talent deserves?

    Thanks for sharing this information,
    randyc

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    Wow, those are two great guitarists. Their sound is exactly what I'm looking for. You just gotta love those Super 400's.

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    Tnx,randyc and hfc.

    I'll tell him all of them.

    see you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by randyc View Post
    Hi Kawa,

    Mister Okiasu has the finest collection of jazz guitars that I've ever seen. He's a fantastic guitarist and I wonder why more Japanese jazz artists don't get the exposure in the U.S. that their talent deserves?

    Thanks for sharing this information,
    randyc
    Interesting point, because the guy from who I bought my (Vestax) D'Angelico tolf me that it was one of a pair that he'd acquired from a Japanese guitarist in NYC - the guy had gone there to try to make it, got nowhere and had to sell his guitars for the $$$'s. Sad story, but kind of supports what you're saying. Beautiful guitar, though.

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    Just to agree, that Super 400, in the hands of a very fine musician, makes a stunning noise. Really beautiful, and most inspiring - thank you for the link.

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    Tnx,Meggy.
    I told to Yosiaki,He said best regards to yours.

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    Dailymotion - Lou Donaldson / Lonnie Smith - Alligator Boogaloo - a Music video
    Randy's best sounds live vid's,please check also another same stages.

    He didn't know this vid's untill my ask for guitar models etc.

    (This kinds of set are deleted sometimes ,Please check on the Google)
    Last edited by kawa; 06-29-2010 at 01:20 PM.

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    Ishibashi Music
    (Sorry,maybe too slow.but selectable in english)
    Last edited by kawa; 01-17-2010 at 10:14 PM.

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    Kawa,

    Those are very interesting, but the first link that you posted is excellent! That site is as good as any American site for classic jazz guitars and the shipping costs are also good. (Japanese jazz guitarists obviously appreciate the same instruments that we American jazz guitarists love.)

    I've wanted a Byrdland for a long time (about 42 years, to be specific) and the Walkin' place has the best selection I've ever seen (and at good prices). (It's my usual practise to think about these things for a long time so I may not own a Byrdland immediately BUT, thanks to Kawa, I know a really good place to look for one now.)

    Have you personally bought a guitar from Mister Nishimura?

    Thanks,
    randyc

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    Tnx,randyc

    The Walkin' is very famouse specialized Jazz Guitar shop and supported by many of jazzers.

    The Walkin' also supporting Jazz Guitar scenes,for professionals and amateurs.

    Example:
    Okayasu Jazz Guitar Clinic in Walkin'

    I baught only 175's Boblen case for renew when I went to Tokyo.
    Many of old175 users were saved by Walkin's concidarations.
    (Gibson don't sail and sole agent did't nothing)


    Please ask him about anything,I told him and he is waiting.
    The Walkin' has many of foreign customers.

    See you.
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    Good tone among the youtube by 175.
    He is picking the neck end.

    (upload sound level has somthing wrong)

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    maybe best tone among the youtube by 175
    Last edited by kawa; 01-20-2010 at 04:21 AM.

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    Nice - simple lines, no reverb or other effects, just very pretty tone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by randyc View Post
    Nice - simple lines, no reverb or other effects, just very pretty tone.
    Yes !!!,randyc
    importance of the jazz tone pursuit for check the everythings conditions(strings,instruments,picks,play,shield cable,amps,etc)and specialy keep the 175's goodness.


    Thank you.
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    D'Anjelico !!!
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    While listening to one of Kawa's selections, I spotted a thumbnail with the unmistakable L-4CES configuration ...



    That's the strangest pickguard that I've ever seen on a Gibson, but he sure gets a sweet sound from the guitar, using his thumb.

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    Tnx,randyc

    Yes,white one ! but just replaced.
    I like L4 and this video.(neck end picking tone)
    I checked also related videos one after another included good lesson videos.

    See you.
    Last edited by kawa; 01-23-2010 at 05:54 AM.

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    Nice link to a great solo by Rich Severson. Thanks Randyc!

    wiz
    Howie

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    With reference to Kawa's last post, that's a beautiful guitar - I like the double bass in this trio but the guitarist must be note-perfect all of the time in this minimalist environment.

    Yes indeed, Mister Severson appears to know his way around that L-4

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    Hello Kawa,

    I've listened to all of the Yoshiaki Okayasu clips and I've really enjoyed them, thank you for sharing them.

    Randy,

    That's an interest trio. The bass player, Todd Johnson, playing what looks to be a Yamaha six string bass, is very good as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpmedium View Post
    Hello Kawa,

    I've listened to all of the Yoshiaki Okayasu clips and I've really enjoyed them, thank you for sharing them.

    Randy,

    That's an interest trio. The bass player, Todd Johnson, playing what looks to be a Yamaha six string bass, is very good as well
    Yes, he is VERY good, those guys may have been playing together for a while I like the environment, too, wherever it may be. Looks like either a very nice, well-carpeted studio or a very guitar-oriented living room (like mine), LOL.

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    Tnx,gpmedium,yours all listend.
    Tnx,randyc,also I feel so,and tolking about interest things with joyfully.

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    Fascinate tones by Guild and Bingo (1:10~18)
    Last edited by kawa; 01-20-2013 at 06:29 PM.

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    Please check the right side etc.
    (too mutch high cut is not good for the insturuments characters taste)
    (there are many of too mutch hgh cut guitar tones on web videos)
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    (some one is good for the bigband)
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    (Sorry,the title is wrong, New D'Angelico)
    Good sounds gets by good command.
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    Last edited by kawa; 06-29-2010 at 10:27 PM. Reason: correct the wrong links, sorry.

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    My favorite sound: the L-5CES

    I waited most of my life to own one (and I'm completely fulfilled each time that I play it). That solid-state Fender amplifier does a great job of faithfully reproducing (without altering) the inherently rich sound of the instrument!

    Thanks, Kawa, beautiful tune - your choices, as always, reflect your good taste.

    (PS: I referred to the Jazzkat-amplified instrument mentioned a few posts ago - I was tardy with my comment.)
    Last edited by randyc; 02-02-2010 at 12:07 AM. Reason: add PS

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    Tnx,randyc
    L-5s sounds is beautiful(I think you have)
    2×10" or 2×12" of good speakers and 6L6PP is best match.
    You have a Bassman head already,you wood work well.
    Get the good speakers.
    I recommend the Jensen C10NS(include reconing idea for broken)
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    Quote Originally Posted by kawa View Post


    Tnx,randyc
    L-5s sounds is beautiful(I think you have)
    2×10" or 2×12" of good speakers and 6L6PP is best match.
    You have a Bassman head already,you wood work well.
    Get the good speakers.
    I recommend the Jensen C10NS(include reconing idea for broken)
    C10NS are good speakers, Kawa, I think that they are now made in Italy? I don't play outside of my home at this time. I use a small 25 watt tube amplifier located in the room where I spend most of my time. (The larger amplifiers/cabinets are stored in another room that is also my electronic lab.)

    If I was still performing, I might be using the Bassman head, as you suggested. It's a good, reliable amplifier, 40 years after I bought it. The Bassman push-pull 6L6 configuration is universally imitated, as you also mentioned. (If I used the Bassman now, it would probably be combined with a small cabinet and a 4 ohm, 15 inch driver.)

    There are so many options available to guitarists at the current time that I can understand why it's hard to make equipment decisions. For me, it's always been easy because I like a certain type of music (jazz, from 1935 to 1965) and the instruments that produced the sounds I love.

    From your posts, it's apparent that you and many other Japanese jazz musicians share that opinion. Thank you again for providing performances of your talented friends and performed on their beautiful guitars.

    Best wishes,
    Randy C

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    Sorry, names Kevin Van Sant
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    (sett up ? but nice sound)