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#1299637 - 11/04/09 07:33 PM Two of the greatest musicians in the world battle it out...
Wizard of Oz Offline
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Registered: 08/12/09
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Something fun and educational too, Wynton Marsalis and Yo yo Ma doing a call and response.

Starts at 6:00 of the clip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQaASwkqi9E

Notice that Wynton says the best musicians listen and imitate. When you hear a good sound, you're able to develop a good sound.

This blows the theory out of those who say "find your own voice" and don't imitate others. The ONLY way to get there is to listen to everything, hear what you like and assimilate it into your playing.



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#1299985 - 11/05/09 01:10 PM Re: Two of the greatest musicians in the world battle it out... [Re: Wizard of Oz]
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A bit of misnomer with the title, but I have to say it's pretty funny.

I ditto what Marsalis said about play is like a conversation, you can't just ramble all over the place!

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