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    Super 400 floating
    Peterson P-100G mk-Ev




    please check also related vids.
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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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    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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    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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    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
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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
    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 !!!
    Last edited by kawa; 06-29-2010 at 01:22 PM.

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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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    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
    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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    Fascinate tones by Guild and Bingo (1:10~18)
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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.)
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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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    Last edited by kawa; 06-29-2010 at 01:26 PM.

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

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    (speaker:eminence copperhead)
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    (codin nylon)

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    That's the right stuff !!!! Both are very fine but Yoshiaki Miyanoue is INCREDIBLE, he's the closest thing to Wes I've yet seen (beautiful old L-5, too). Thanks, Kawa, great tunes -

    randyc

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    Quote Originally Posted by randyc
    That's the right stuff !!!! Both are very fine but Yoshiaki Miyanoue is INCREDIBLE, he's the closest thing to Wes I've yet seen (beautiful old L-5, too). Thanks, Kawa, great tunes -

    randyc
    Yes randyc, He is " THe Japanies Wes" and teacher of many of the japanese guitarists,Okayasu,Tanabe,etc.
    Sorry, I'm editing often the past postings for the data base of us with new ideas on working.
    Please check again sometimes,Thank you.
    Last edited by kawa; 02-11-2010 at 06:58 AM.

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    Thanks, Kawa. Hoping to see and hear more of the fine Japanese guitarists you recommend.

    Here (U.S.) there are many interpretations of "jazz", and that is appropriate - the intent is spontaneous improvisation on a theme supported by predictable chord progressions. (Sometimes not, an example is Ornette Coleman - tenor saxophone - who could make his way through any random combination of chords, with absolute brilliance!).

    My point is that I appreciate the artists that you post because they play and represent the period of jazz that I most love (1948 to 1968 approximately).

    It's coincidental that you also like that type of jazz, my friend. Thank you again -

    Randy

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    Mister Takeda, on this tune, is playing a Japanese guitar that is very interesting: shape similar to L-5, neck and tailpiece similar to L-4. Kawa, can you identify the manufacturer and the model?



    I think this is the same guitar:


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    Nice interview, thanks Kawa!

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