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Improv Challenge #296 my swan song for awhile

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by montemerrick, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Omar's alreight, he's a trainee Yorkshireman...
     
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  2. fezz parka

    fezz parka Duke of DILLIGAF Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Right behind you...
    You're a natural musician. And you bring no ego to the table....so you'll go far. :)
     
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  3. Alan L Cole

    Alan L Cole Strat-O-Master

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    It will be interesting to see what Omar accomplishes. A very cool prospective on a work in progress - go get 'em Omar!
     
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  4. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Jazzer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 9, 2017
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    Still a bit early, maybe in two years or so ;)

    lol how am I doing so far?
    Thank you my brother :) I learn from you :) you know very well how to make me feel proud and happy ;)
     
  5. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Alreight :p
     
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  6. davidKOS

    davidKOS Musician, Composer, Teacher Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Why do you think we call them "fake books"?
     
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  7. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Because they're not "Real Books"...:whistling:
     
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  8. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Jazzer Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Good that you brought it up, why are they called fake books?
     
  9. montemerrick

    montemerrick spiritual birthday, April 1 Strat-Talk Supporter

    right on! that was remarkably devoid of blues cliches yet still sounding like good old fashioned blues! nice!
     
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  10. montemerrick

    montemerrick spiritual birthday, April 1 Strat-Talk Supporter

    you two really sound good together! similar but different... kind of like a clip from the Crossroads festival... is Buddy Guy going to come out next?
     
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  11. montemerrick

    montemerrick spiritual birthday, April 1 Strat-Talk Supporter

    glad to hear you! half blues half runaway - really nice vibe promised, built and delivered!
     
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  12. montemerrick

    montemerrick spiritual birthday, April 1 Strat-Talk Supporter

    you really turn this tune toward the west - such a Mulholland, Sunset Blvd in the Rain vibe... Doors-ish but a lot less apocalyptic... Like something that could've been used in The Long Goodbye
     
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  13. Alan L Cole

    Alan L Cole Strat-O-Master

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    Thank you Monte. We loaded this one with blues cliches, hence the similarity? :whistling:
     
  14. davidKOS

    davidKOS Musician, Composer, Teacher Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 28, 2012
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    Because originally they were books - often as simple as a tune name, a key, and the first note of the melody !!!! - for bands to carry around to "fake" requests. Usually they were a collection of lead sheets, that is, the melody with chords.

    The name "Real Book" is a joke based on the term "fake book"...as in the "real" fake book for modern jazz.

    I bought my first one as a mimeographed under-the-table thing circa 1972. It cost 35 bucks and was WAY before the "legal" Hal Leonard versions.
     
  15. fezz parka

    fezz parka Duke of DILLIGAF Strat-Talk Supporter

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    The Long Goodbye was one tune, done in different styles throughout the picture. ;)
     
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  16. montemerrick

    montemerrick spiritual birthday, April 1 Strat-Talk Supporter

    well, i think it was more tonal approach really... i've heard the similarity before... hard edged, biting, with an achey lament behind it... to answer seriously....

    of course it might just be plagiarism :thumb::cool:
     
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  17. montemerrick

    montemerrick spiritual birthday, April 1 Strat-Talk Supporter

    that movie is so good. i still think of that as LA

     
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  18. fezz parka

    fezz parka Duke of DILLIGAF Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Williams did the arrangements based on Hooray For Hollywood.. It's a UA film that I was hoping to release as a soundtrack CD when I was at MGM. After listening to the tapes, I decided against it. Although the mechanicals would have been cheap. LOL
     
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  19. Alan L Cole

    Alan L Cole Strat-O-Master

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    :rolleyes:
     
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  20. fezz parka

    fezz parka Duke of DILLIGAF Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Right behind you...
    It was the LA I grew up in. That and Point Blank with Lee Marvin.
     
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