Re: A few words about Stylemaking
Bob 'Notes' Norton
At 09:32 AM 7/2/01 -0400, Sherry Mayrent <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
...And is one of the factors that combined to form what we now call Jazz.
Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw were both influenced by Klezmer music.
....The whole band kind ofTherein lies the groove.
This is an incredibly difficult andWhen we play with other musicians, we tend to learn the groove of the
particular music we are playing by experience. Swing players learn the
specific groove for swing band by "apprenticing" in swing bands and
listening to swing music. R&B players do the same thing with the blues, and
Usually the gentle nudging of this beat a little early and another a little
later is not consciously done. The player doesn't even know he or she is
doing it. They just do it because it sounds right to them.
The incredible strength of BIAB is that this program, which was constructedEspecially now that the "Live Drums" feature has been added.
...Now, I know from coaching my live musicians that ifI've never heard it described this way. That's a very good way to put it.
One of the most wonderful things about music is the seemingly endless
variations the same notes and same beats can give us.
Another of the most wonderful things about music is the fact that there is
always something new to learn.
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Bob "Notes" Norton
owner, Norton Music