Search:

Type: Posts; User: pb2015

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    976

    I remember the Hedges book had a quote from Jon...

    I remember the Hedges book had a quote from Jon (or maybe Chris) saying he had hoped the orchestra would enjoy the music but that they approached it as a job.
  2. Replies
    75
    Views
    3,890

    One time I posted a YouTube link of Procol Harum...

    One time I posted a YouTube link of Procol Harum mid 70's on Facebook and a friend commented that some band members were also wearing hockey jerseys.
  3. Replies
    1,064
    Views
    36,193

    Sticky: I had Tuesday off from work (I realize not...

    I had Tuesday off from work (I realize not everyone can do this), so I went to a store right when it opened at 8 and they had everyone line up to walk to the paper products aisle. It was already thin...
  4. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    The version of "Torture Never Stops" from Buffalo...

    The version of "Torture Never Stops" from Buffalo was five days before the "Beat It With Your Fist" version, and Barrow plays in a more busy way under Zappa's solo (probably before Zappa told him he...
  5. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    Some other comments from Zappa in this late 80's...

    Some other comments from Zappa in this late 80's interview about playing with Vinnie, Chad, Chester Thompson and his other drummers:

    https://www.afka.net/Articles/1989-07_Rhythm.htm
  6. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    The rhythm guitar plays the same motif all the...

    The rhythm guitar plays the same motif all the way through, while the bass part under it changes every few minutes to imply different modes (if I recall right, B Mixolydian, then A Lydian, then C#...
  7. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    In this interview Zappa mentioned Vinnie, but...

    In this interview Zappa mentioned Vinnie, but also that he was very happy with Chad and Scott.

    https://www.afka.net/Articles/1983-02_Down_Beat.htm

    BM: You've made some comments recently about...
  8. Replies
    1,064
    Views
    36,193

    Sticky: A podcast I like has posted a recent (taped last...

    A podcast I like has posted a recent (taped last Friday I think) phone call from an American who moved last year to China. Although he needed to be cautious about what he said by phone on some...
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    417

    Sorry to read it. His nephew was my high school...

    Sorry to read it. His nephew was my high school math teacher.
  10. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    Yes, it's the Wild Love solo from the October 28...

    Yes, it's the Wild Love solo from the October 28 early show.
  11. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    I like the title piece a lot. FZ included the...

    I like the title piece a lot. FZ included the Charen solo in a King Biscuit show from the Halloween 77 run where I think it works better than on T-F but either way it's a great solo.
  12. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    Trance-Fusion is the only guitar release to have...

    Trance-Fusion is the only guitar release to have solos from the '88 tour, mixed with several '84 solos and a couple of 70's solos.

    FZ edited some of the solos to crossfade into each other, rather...
  13. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    I think it was just a matter of finding good...

    I think it was just a matter of finding good players and rehearsing them so they would play the pieces at the same tempo each show.

    "Drowning Witch" was noticeably slower the first month or so of...
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,129

    Fall 1978 version played by Vinnie, Arthur Barrow...

    Fall 1978 version played by Vinnie, Arthur Barrow (bass) and Ed Mann (percussion):


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4QqyuWQ7-s
  15. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,129

    The credit on the YouTube video says that has...

    The credit on the YouTube video says that has Chad Wackerman on drums, but listening to it I think it is more likely Vinnie Colaiuta.
  16. Replies
    1,064
    Views
    36,193

    Sticky: My wife and I also went to the grocery. Paper...

    My wife and I also went to the grocery. Paper products gone other than a few boxes of Kleenex, other stuff also limited, but we should be able to get by. I have Tuesday off from work for a...
  17. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,129

    In one past thread about this show, I mentioned...

    In one past thread about this show, I mentioned that it could be interesting to do "The Drummers of Frank Zappa Part Two" with Art Tripp, Aynsley Dunbar, Vinnie Colaiuta, David Logeman and Ed Mann.
  18. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    Probably the volume with the most instrumental...

    Probably the volume with the most instrumental improv.
  19. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    Also on Dangerous Kitchen (the MFU version).

    Also on Dangerous Kitchen (the MFU version).
  20. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    I always liked that track. Sort of a combined...

    I always liked that track. Sort of a combined groupie story and vocal imitation of an Ornette Coleman solo.
  21. Incidentally, last week Chad played on Seth...

    Incidentally, last week Chad played on Seth Meyers's show backing James Taylor.
  22. Replies
    9
    Views
    415

    They haven't officially released these shows...

    They haven't officially released these shows before. There have been excellent unofficial copies though.
  23. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,975

    Incidentally, one of my grade school teachers in...

    Incidentally, one of my grade school teachers in the 80's was from the South and told me she dated David Hood once.
  24. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,975

    Looking at a bit of the Santa Monica video, I...

    Looking at a bit of the Santa Monica video, I don't think there was a second keyboardist there, although they set up the piano and organ at opposite ends of the stage.
  25. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    YAWYI had a few overdubbed live tracks. He...

    YAWYI had a few overdubbed live tracks. He recorded many of his concerts and had the band play new material at the shows, and didn't like to play guitar solos in the studio, so he took a lot of...
  26. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    There is a rehearsal tape from the Sheik Yerbouti...

    There is a rehearsal tape from the Sheik Yerbouti era where Zappa is angry at the band about various mistakes, then they practice "Dancin' Fool" and he screws up the words and says, "ok, everybody...
  27. Replies
    99
    Views
    3,925

    In fact all of side two of that album is live,...

    In fact all of side two of that album is live, with overdubs (like a lot of Zappa's 80's rock cuts).
  28. Replies
    217
    Views
    14,414

    They played "Critique Oblique" when I saw them...

    They played "Critique Oblique" when I saw them two years ago. Guess Ian decided to rest it this year, although it would fit the theme.
  29. Replies
    123
    Views
    8,443

    I have read that a duo album with Ron Carter was...

    I have read that a duo album with Ron Carter was one project Pat recorded but shelved in this period where he was reluctant to release music. If From This Place is a success for him, I hope he'll...
  30. Replies
    44
    Views
    4,396

    Levin came back when Trey Gunn left, so I guess...

    Levin came back when Trey Gunn left, so I guess Belew's best shot is Jakko leaving.
  31. Thread: RIP Lyle Mays

    by pb2015
    Replies
    91
    Views
    3,512

    I saw The Way Up show and as I recall Pat's...

    I saw The Way Up show and as I recall Pat's guitar assistant Carolyn Chrzan (sp?) got a workout taking his guitars on and offstage. I also remember Antonio Sanchez tossing a percussion instrument...
  32. Thread: RIP Lyle Mays

    by pb2015
    Replies
    91
    Views
    3,512

    The PMG did a run of shows as a quartet (Metheny,...

    The PMG did a run of shows as a quartet (Metheny, Mays, Rodby and Antonio Sanchez) in New Years week 2008/2009 in Japan, and a short tour of Europe in summer 2010, playing old PMG material. As far as...
  33. Thread: RIP Lyle Mays

    by pb2015
    Replies
    91
    Views
    3,512

    Steve Rodby's FB post about Mays also called him...

    Steve Rodby's FB post about Mays also called him "an intensely private person." I think his friends just don't think he would have wanted the world to know about his health struggles.
  34. Thread: RIP Lyle Mays

    by pb2015
    Replies
    91
    Views
    3,512

    "First Circle" switched to a simpler 12/8 meter...

    "First Circle" switched to a simpler 12/8 meter for the solo but I agree Mays played great solos on it.
  35. Replies
    217
    Views
    14,414

    I saw Ian and his current band in 2018. Setlist...

    I saw Ian and his current band in 2018. Setlist was heavy on early (first three albums) material which he could sing passably. Other band members and singers on video filled in vocals on some of the...
  36. Replies
    14
    Views
    897

    I saw Jimmy Herring's double bill with John...

    I saw Jimmy Herring's double bill with John McLaughlin a few years ago. Good guitar playing. Herring opened his set with a version of "John McLaughlin" (the track from Bitches Brew) which was a...
  37. Replies
    12
    Views
    888

    She sings two words, if I recall right. On Tropic...

    She sings two words, if I recall right. On Tropic Appetites she sings a few verses.
  38. Replies
    14
    Views
    897

    Haven't heard this album, but might check it out....

    Haven't heard this album, but might check it out. I've read him mentioning in interviews that John Bonham is one of his favorite drummers.
  39. Replies
    65
    Views
    3,825

    I've heard bits of both online. The debut would...

    I've heard bits of both online. The debut would be one of those collectible prog albums if they hadn't become famous later. What I heard of the second album is more generic rock but at times has the...
  40. Replies
    65
    Views
    3,825

    There was a strange video on YouTube of the...

    There was a strange video on YouTube of the pre-first album lineup (Palmer on guitar/vocals, Davies keyboards, Hodgson bass, Keith Baker later of Uriah Heep on drums) doing a cover of "All Along The...
  41. The "someone" was probably Steve Backer, who...

    The "someone" was probably Steve Backer, who wrote a liner note to the Szobel record and is credited as executive producer on the Braxton albums.
  42. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,216

    Some Stan Kenton and Sun Ra records also use...

    Some Stan Kenton and Sun Ra records also use various instruments mentioned above.
  43. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,216

    I'm surprised I'm the first person in the thread...

    I'm surprised I'm the first person in the thread to mention Paul McCandless.

    BTW, reading Roscoe Mitchell's name reminds me that Joseph Jarman played bassoon occasionally, although I don't know if...
  44. FWIW, Columbia fired Clive Davis in 1973 and he...

    FWIW, Columbia fired Clive Davis in 1973 and he started Arista. I have read that he was involved in the Floyd deal so maybe he did that right before the end.
  45. Replies
    199
    Views
    7,953

    The 1987 Uncle Meat CD was the first time I heard...

    The 1987 Uncle Meat CD was the first time I heard the album, so I got used to "King Kong" with that extra half second of noise at the beginning (as I would usually put in CD 2 and skip right to track...
  46. Replies
    52
    Views
    4,424

    Yes. This site...

    Yes. This site has a list of the Warners promos he did around that time. I hadn't noticed that the promos for Jethro Tull's Stand Up (included in the SW remix box set) were also by Ossman, along with...
  47. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,617

    Try searching "+tull +1972" to bring up some TaaB...

    Try searching "+tull +1972" to bring up some TaaB shows, or "+tull +1973" for PP.
  48. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,617

    From what I've read when the subject has come up...

    From what I've read when the subject has come up in various forums, Tull apparently didn't do any pro live recordings betwen Carnegie Hall 1970 and Paris 1975.
  49. Replies
    904
    Views
    158,708

    Does the "Moonchild" session include alternate...

    Does the "Moonchild" session include alternate takes of the improv?
  50. Replies
    195
    Views
    33,669

    He has mentioned a Waka/Wazoo box in the past....

    He has mentioned a Waka/Wazoo box in the past. Probably will happen.
  51. Elvis Costello, "Tears Before Bedtime": ...

    Elvis Costello, "Tears Before Bedtime":

    "That's the problem and here's the hook" (last line of the first verse, leading to the chorus)
  52. Thread: Prog Elephants

    by pb2015
    Replies
    56
    Views
    2,936

    This is the Belew track I had in mind. ...

    This is the Belew track I had in mind.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5jk6xo8Zs8
  53. Thread: Prog Elephants

    by pb2015
    Replies
    56
    Views
    2,936

    Adrian Belew also had a track about elephants on...

    Adrian Belew also had a track about elephants on one of his solo CDs.
  54. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,850

    The Recommended Records Sampler is the first one...

    The Recommended Records Sampler is the first one that came to mind for me.
  55. Replies
    28
    Views
    3,014

    I remember when I saw KC in 2014 I noticed in the...

    I remember when I saw KC in 2014 I noticed in the vocal part of "Starless" Tony L and the drummer (I think Pat M) were interacting visually to try to "lock in." I didn't notice much else like that,...
  56. Photo trickery in #257 makes Benefit appear the...

    Photo trickery in #257 makes Benefit appear the same size as the others (I think).
  57. Niewood lived into his mid 60's, but did go kind...

    Niewood lived into his mid 60's, but did go kind of quiet after the 70's. In the late 2000's he was playing again with Chuck Mangione and sadly lost his life in a plane crash while headed to a...
  58. Sonny Fortune and Gerry Niewood are two who might...

    Sonny Fortune and Gerry Niewood are two who might have played all of those, Joe Farrell and Dave Liebman played tenor often but also flute and soprano. Although famous for fusion records they have...
  59. Replies
    56
    Views
    6,698

    I guess Rather's on a 70's rock kick as he also...

    I guess Rather's on a 70's rock kick as he also interviewed the band America recently.
  60. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,866

    When I was a young Floyd fan around 1983 or 4 I...

    When I was a young Floyd fan around 1983 or 4 I had that book, and a book of Floyd's lyrics (Dark Side through The Wall) that also had a couple of Waters interviews.
Results 1 to 60 of 500
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4