Bill Frisell/Julian Lage Days of Wine and Roses

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  1. of this world

    of this world Senior Stratmaster

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    i love Frisell a lot, but the truth is both of these guys err on the sleepy side (jk) - still, i thought some might enjoy this...

     
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    Mancini. Hard to beat. Wonderful version.

    My fave:

     
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    of this world Senior Stratmaster

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    i've been listening to more HR lately - he sounds so good and with a kind of transparency... his ideas flow like a musical Carl Sagan - well said and easy to follow, but through some fairly intricate places. He and Grant Green are closer in the landscape they inhabit than i had noticed before...

    in any case, i think you could use HR's approach as a pretty useful place to start. no matter what your area of study. i sure would like to leave a legacy of good clean work and clear effective teaching for the next generation to build from... professionally and every other way... quite a Yoda ya got there. Now i'm going to listen that one more time.
     
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    They both are steeped in the blues.

    Howard also taught me how to throw a punch. LoL
     
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    Did HR have a signature guitar? I think I saw one for sale on Reverb the other day. Maybe it was someone else but I remember thinking, Howard Roberts, where do I know that name...
     
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    He had a couple...but he played his Tele and the Black Guitar in the studio.
     
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    Johnny Smith had a big picture of HR holding up a Telecaster, on the back of the front door to his shop in Colorado Springs.
    He can be seen briefly in The Wrecking Crew.
     
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    He was my guitar teacher from 1964 to 1973...my Yoda. I see him all the time in my dreams. I hear him when I play.
     
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    Mr. Johnny Smith?
    Or HR?
     
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    Howard. No one who knew him called him HR.
     
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    Roger that.

    What an opportunity!
    “HR is a Dirty Guitar Player,” was my first of his vinyls (in High School). I sought out many of his others.
     
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    You want to hear some great Howard playing? There a show in repeats called The Deputy. On the Grit channel. The cues have Howard as the soloist.
     
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