IRIO DE PAULA: BRAZILIAN JAZZ GUITAR LEGEND!!!!

•November 16, 2007 • Leave a Comment
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JIMI HENDRIX LIVE ACOUSTIC!

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WAYNE SHORTER AND MILES DAVIS

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WEATHER REPORT KILLS “TEEN TOWN”

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RICK WAKEMAN PROVES CLASSICAL PIANO LESSONS HELP ALOT!

•November 10, 2007 • Leave a Comment

Rick WAKEMAN is one of the best known progressive musicians and a pioneer in the use of electronic keyboards in rock music. He’s also been extremely prolific: in addition to his work as a member of The STRAWBS* (folk-rock band), YES* (post-psychedelic hard rock band), and YES offshoot Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe (ABWH)*, he has a huge number of session credits, including work with David Bowie, Elton John, BLACK SABBATH, Al Stewart, and Lou Reed. And he’s released more solo albums than anyone this side of FRANK ZAPPA. The list below includes 100 titles, including a best-of anthology, a CD EP, and six albums Rick did in collab oration with his son Adam (WwW)*. He also remained associated with YES into the ’90s.

Rick Wakeman – The Six Wives of Henry VIII:


Rick Wakeman - The Six Wives of Henry VIII - Catherine of Aragon

Yes: “Fragile”

Yes - Fragile

Rick Wakeman: The Legend Live in 2000 DVD

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Rick Wakeman’s Keyboard Set-Up 1973:

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ANTHONY BRAXTON SHREDDING A CONTRA BASS SAX!

•November 10, 2007 • Leave a Comment

Braxton’s music is difficult to categorize, and because of this, he likes to reference his works (and the works of his collaborators and students) as simply “creative music.” He has claimed in numerous interviews that he is not a jazz musician, though many of his works have been jazz and improvisation oriented, and he has released many albums of jazz standards. In addition to these, Braxton has released an increasing number of works for large-scale orchestras, including two opera cycles.

Braxton’s music is highly theoretical and mystically influenced, and he is the author of multiple volumes explaining his theories and pieces—such as the philosophical three-volume Triaxium Writings and the five-volume Composition Notes, both published by Frog Peak Music. While his compositions and improvisations can be characterized as avant garde, many of his pieces have a swing feel and rhythmic angularity that are overtly indebted to Charlie Parker and the Bebop tradition.

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Anthony Braxton’s all saxophone classic “For Alto”

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Anthony Braxton and Max Roach: “Birth and Rebirth”

Anthony Braxton & Max Roach - Birth and Rebirth

A Very Smart Man:

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THE TIME: 777-9311

•November 8, 2007 • 1 Comment

THE TIME:

The Time is a funk and dance-pop ensemble formed in 1981. They are prominent protégés of Prince and arguably his most successful side project.

The band was assembled under a clause in Prince’s contract with Warner Bros. that allowed him to recruit and produce other artists for the label. By 1981, he had built The Time out of an existing Minneapolis funk unit, “Flyte Tyme” (from the Donald Byrd song), which featured Jellybean Johnson on drums, Jimmy Jam and Monte Moir on keyboards, and Terry Lewis on bass. To this base were added Jesse Johnson on guitar and a lead singer and childhood friend named Morris Day, and Jerome Benton who was basically a hype man drawn from another local band called “Enterprise”.

Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam went on to rule the universe…..

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The Time: The Time (Album 1981)

The Time - The Time

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Morris and Prince Way Way back…….