[JPL] Walter Becker blindfold

Jae Sinnett jaejazz at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 9 13:16:11 EDT 2006


So Walter Becker despises drum solos.  Hmmmm.......wonder what he thought about Steve Gadd's magnificent solo on "Aja?" I had always thought that Fagen was the true brain behind "Dan" anyway and I think this just about confirms my thinking. 
   
  I would also expect someone like him to dis the soprano but true jazz folk? I guess Trane, Garrett, Marsalis, Liebman, Shorter, Wilson, Potter, Cannon, Roscoe Mitchell, Joshua Redman, etc.....were all just wasting their time and playing noise on this crappy stick figure of metal. I think not.  
  
Jae Sinnett

Tom Reney <tr at wfcr.org> wrote:
  -------------------------------------------

This week's sponsor: Anton Schwartz ''RADIANT BLUE''

-------------------------------------------

The Jazz Programmers Mailing List is a free service provided by JazzWeek.
For more information visit us at http://www.jazzweek.com/jpl
To become a sponsor contact Ed Trefzger 
at ed.trefzger at jazzweek.com or 866-453-6401.

-------------------------------------------
C'mon, admit that you're nodding in agreement with his comments on the 
soprano saxophone (with all due respect to the late Steve Lacy).

http://www.steelydan.com/blindfold.html

-------------------------------------------

This week's sponsor: Anton Schwartz ''RADIANT BLUE''

-------------------------------------------

Anton Schwartz ''RADIANT BLUE''

The tenor saxophonist and composer's strongest release to date ... at radio now.

Featuring
Anton Schwartz (tenor sax)
Peter Bernstein (guitar)
Taylor Eigsti (piano)
John Shifflett (bass)
Tim Bulkley (drums)

''Sharp arrangements and crisp straight ahead playing that seems to hit
all the right notes.''
-- Tad Hendrickson, JazzWeek

''Vibrant jazz... dreamy interplay... relaxed and warm... a welcome addition.''
-- George Harris, All About Jazz: Los Angeles

''This is the kind of young jazz the majors keep saying they are looking for
but not delivering.''
-- Chris Spector, Midwest Record Recap

Radio Contact: GROOV Marketing
Mark Rini - (877) 476-6832 x1 - mark at groovmarketing.com -or-
Josh Ellman - (877) 476-6832 x2 - josh at groovmarketing.com

Interviews and Station IDs available upon request.

visit http://antonjazz.com

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Send jazzproglist mailing list submissions to
jazzproglist at jazzweek.com

To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
http://lists.jazzweek.com/mailman/listinfo/jazzproglist
or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
jazzproglist-request at jazzweek.com

You can reach the person managing the list at
jazzproglist-owner at jazzweek.com


 			
---------------------------------
Do you Yahoo!?
 Everyone is raving about the  all-new Yahoo! Mail Beta.


More information about the jazzproglist mailing list