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#2008817 - 01/04/13 01:25 AM A Night in Tunisia
charleslang Offline
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Registered: 10/13/08
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Please take a watch and listen if you feel up for it.

If you do, thanks for watching!!

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Charles Lang
Working on: A Night in Tunisia; Memories of Tomorrow (Keith Jarrett).
Just started: Brazilian Like (Michel Petrucciani)

Baldwin Model R (1974), Hardman 5'9" grand (1915), Rieger-Kloss 42.5" vertical

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#2008922 - 01/04/13 10:32 AM Re: A Night in Tunisia [Re: charleslang]
Tim Adrianson Offline
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A great post, Charles! To me, this is a good example of how more solo jazz piano SHOULD be done -- spare, economical, no damper pedal (or very little), but great attention to rhythmic flow, touch, and dynamics -- virtuosity that does not conspicuously advertise itself as such. Thanks for posting this!

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#2009046 - 01/04/13 04:39 PM Re: A Night in Tunisia [Re: Tim Adrianson]
charleslang Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tim Adrianson
A great post, Charles! To me, this is a good example of how more solo jazz piano SHOULD be done -- spare, economical, no damper pedal (or very little), but great attention to rhythmic flow, touch, and dynamics -- virtuosity that does not conspicuously advertise itself as such. Thanks for posting this!


Thank you for your kind and helpful words. Often, I feel I don't know what I've done until someone says something that describes it.

My left hand is hugely influenced by Dave Frank, but I try to push things toward atonality with the half step moves, as my own contribution. It's my way of bringing new life to some of these old standards.

I drop notes especially at the beginning of this recording, unfortunately, but one can't let too much perfectionism get in the way of doing any recording at all, I say. smile

Thanks again.


Edited by charleslang (01/04/13 07:10 PM)
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Charles Lang
Working on: A Night in Tunisia; Memories of Tomorrow (Keith Jarrett).
Just started: Brazilian Like (Michel Petrucciani)

Baldwin Model R (1974), Hardman 5'9" grand (1915), Rieger-Kloss 42.5" vertical

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#2009313 - 01/05/13 07:21 AM Re: A Night in Tunisia [Re: charleslang]
knotty Offline
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Super nice arrangement.

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#2009324 - 01/05/13 08:04 AM Re: A Night in Tunisia [Re: knotty]
davefrank Offline
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Registered: 06/26/09
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That was real cool Charles) The mix of timings was superb. Very original rhythmic concepts throughout. Bravo)

DF

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#2009557 - 01/05/13 04:58 PM Re: A Night in Tunisia [Re: charleslang]
charleslang Offline
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Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 2080
I'm not worthy! crazy

Thank you, respected pros. smile



_________________________
Charles Lang
Working on: A Night in Tunisia; Memories of Tomorrow (Keith Jarrett).
Just started: Brazilian Like (Michel Petrucciani)

Baldwin Model R (1974), Hardman 5'9" grand (1915), Rieger-Kloss 42.5" vertical

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