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(YouTube) Audio In the 1970s, Phil Collins formed jazz fusion side outfit Brand X in case Genesis was a fad and Mahavishnu Orchestra was the future of music. Here he is on John Peel's BBC Radio 4 drumming the hell out of "Malaga Virgen"   (youtube.com) divider line 5
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2013-01-13 09:31:54 AM
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notmtwain: zvoidx: brap: While I could appreciate the level of musicianship and syncopation, if I was actually trapped somewhere and had to listen to more than 45 seconds of it I would grab the nearest sharp instrument and ram it through my eardrum until I felt death's sweet release.

ditto... obviously all capable musicians, but the actual sounds don't resonate with me.

Just because they can run up and down the guitar necks and drums sets doesn't make it "good". They're just notes/more notes doesn't necessarily equal "better" music - it's not an athletics competition.

I can get into a song like Abacab, because it has more space in between sounds and has a heavy groove...it's not bee-boppin' and scattin' all over the place.

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MOZART:So then you like it? You really like it, Your Majesty?
EMPEROR:Of course I do. It's very good. Of course now and then - just now and then - it gets a touch elaborate.
MOZART:What do you mean, Sire?
EMPEROR:Well, I mean occasionally it seems to have, how shall one say? How shall one say, Director?
ORSINI-ROSENBERG:Too many notes, Your Majesty?
EMPEROR:Exactly. Very well put. Too many notes.
MOZART:I don't understand. There are just as many notes, Majesty, as are required. Neither more nor less.


Just cut a few and it'll be perfect.
2013-01-13 08:02:24 AM
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zvoidx: brap: While I could appreciate the level of musicianship and syncopation, if I was actually trapped somewhere and had to listen to more than 45 seconds of it I would grab the nearest sharp instrument and ram it through my eardrum until I felt death's sweet release.

ditto... obviously all capable musicians, but the actual sounds don't resonate with me.

Just because they can run up and down the guitar necks and drums sets doesn't make it "good". They're just notes/more notes doesn't necessarily equal "better" music - it's not an athletics competition.

I can get into a song like Abacab, because it has more space in between sounds and has a heavy groove...it's not bee-boppin' and scattin' all over the place.


www.cafleurebon.com
MOZART:So then you like it? You really like it, Your Majesty?
EMPEROR:Of course I do. It's very good. Of course now and then - just now and then - it gets a touch elaborate.
MOZART:What do you mean, Sire?
EMPEROR:Well, I mean occasionally it seems to have, how shall one say? How shall one say, Director?
ORSINI-ROSENBERG:Too many notes, Your Majesty?
EMPEROR:Exactly. Very well put. Too many notes.
MOZART:I don't understand. There are just as many notes, Majesty, as are required. Neither more nor less.
2013-01-13 06:24:36 AM
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The apex of jazz fusion:
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2013-01-12 10:50:18 PM
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Phil Collins was one of those awful 70s and 80s musicians who if he could be permanently removed from history would make the good music from that era seem better.
2013-01-12 07:45:14 PM
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While I could appreciate the level of musicianship and syncopation, if I was actually trapped somewhere and had to listen to more than 45 seconds of it I would grab the nearest sharp instrument and ram it through my eardrum until I felt death's sweet release.
 
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