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Re: Something I just wanted to share with everyone

Has anyone seen that vid of Kenny G doing an improv of Hendrix's version of the Star Spangled Banner?

--- On Wed, 6/15/11, Daniel Thomas <danielthomas4@mac.com> wrote:

From: Daniel Thomas <danielthomas4@mac.com>
Subject: Re: Something I just wanted to share with everyone
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Cc: "bill bigrig" <billbigrig@yahoo.com>
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 4:54 PM

> "It Might Get Loud"
> _http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4EvZtsXz7w_
I became an Edge fan on the back of It Might Get Loud.  Its inspiring.

And, if you have not seen Michael J's "This is it" it is really worth any musicians time to absorb this amazing rehearsal footage.  What a band! 
I presume some young bucks is saying to themselves right now.... "Michael Jackson?!!   But, he really, really, Sucks!!" 

On Jun 15, 2011, at 1:44 PM, Rick Walker wrote:

> On 7/22/64 11:59 AM, bill bigrig wrote:
>> Yes, the Edge in my opinion, truly makes
>>  some amazing textures with just a guitar and an echo.
>> Rig
> Yes, and if you have had the pleasure to see the love letter to the electric guitar that he, Jimmy Page and Jack White
> are in.......
> "It Might Get Loud"
> _http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4EvZtsXz7w_
> ...........it is really endearing to see how entirely humble he is about what he does and the breaks he got by answering
> an ad for a guitarist at his local high school.
> At one point he takes this ridiculously massive sound that he has going with tons of effects and turns them all
> off for you to see who the little man behind the curtain truly is.   He's just strumming the most prosaic chord progression.
> It takes great humility to let the public see behind the smoke and mirrors the way he did in that movie.
> I have much greater respect for him as a musician and a human being after watching this moving movie.
> I can't more highly recommend it.   (also, paranthetically,  Jack White, who I am not a particular fan of,  comes
> off as a genius musician in this movie.   I just recently saw him play drums in the Dead Weather...........he was
> amazing on drums and then took a killer guitar solo.....I'm becoming a fan now).
> Rick Walker