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Re: OT: Who do I remind you of?



ask me again on Oct 14th....



On Mon, September 2, 2013 9:55 pm, William Walker wrote:
> Dear list friends, I have a question I wanted to put out to any of you 
> who
> have heard me play, The reason I'm asking is I'm about to put out my 
> first
> solo music in ages and the first in a way that anyone anywhere can access
> it. and I've been asked this question by CD baby who is handling my
> distribution,  initially,   List 3 musicians you sound the most like? And
> honestly I can't  really say. I actually don't particularly care to
> compare in this way, but for the sake of marketing i'm giving it a go. I
> would gravitate toward naming influences, particularly those who's
> audience I would love to cultivate. But it would be presumptuous of me to
> name an influence like Jeff Beck, or David Torn, or Terje Rypdal, Bill
> Frisell, etc..   or any of a number of guitarists, simply because I don't
> think I sound like any of those guys. However, there have been enough 
> gigs
> over the years where some complete stranger comes up and says they remind
> me of such and such: Adrian Belew, was the cultural reference point in a
> club in Osaka for two young dudes in 1992, who were watching me play. So
> I'm interested to know what you my Cyber pals have to say and I ask any 
> of
> you who care to comment, does my playing remind you of anyone?
> Self promotion is a Bitch!
> Thanks for your indulgence
>  Bill
>
>
>


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