Posts Tagged ‘youtube’

More jazz inspiration

March 15, 2009

Here’s another great guy to be inspired by: Christian McBride. Full, honest tone; amazing time;, beautiful ideas. Notice there’s no “slop” in his playing – everything is executed with great care and patience.

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More Modeling

November 30, 2008

I’ve been a fan of Dave Holland since forever. Check out his tone and rhythmic funkiness. The guy doesn’t need a drummer!

This is Dave playing Mr. PC:

Modeling

November 27, 2008

Modeling means imitating a great performance. A lot of times you can tap into your ability to mimic intuitively to learn from someone else.

Check out Franco Petracchi playing Bottesini’s Tarantella:

This guy’s playing is so relaxed and effortless and cool. He’s like the James Bond of the bass. Sei bravissimo, maestro Petracchi!