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KRELL1960
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:11 am    Post subject: A new sing, sing, sing version from Louis D. Reply with quote

Seems like whenever anybody post something from Louis Dowdeswell it ignites a series of attacks against his ability and sound, etc .. Blah, blah blah,
sorry, but this guy is one of the top players out there and sorry again if it looks effortless when he does it, the rest of us have to keep struggling along doing it our way. Well i'm one who wished he could do it his way. the kids a gem, and besides, who do they call in europe when Wayne Bergeron can't make the gig, yep, they call Louis Dowdeswell. sorry for the trash talkin', just havin' a little fun. enjoy the vid !!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9uOlLPzJPI

the kid is great !!

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tom
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why do none of the video pans show him with the group? Is he even in with them at the same time? Or did he record his part later? Just seems odd... if he and the group are in there together, recording at the same time, I would have expected to see them together in a shot or at least connected in a pan.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is great stuff !!!
Great band, great arrangement,
and great soloists.
Louis D. and the clarinet player were killer.
I had never heard of this guy before.
Thanks for posting that.
I must have missed something,
because I don't know why anyone
would be putting that down.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ProAm wrote:
Why do none of the video pans show him with the group? Is he even in with them at the same time? Or did he record his part later? Just seems odd... if he and the group are in there together, recording at the same time, I would have expected to see them together in a shot or at least connected in a pan.


Why does it matter ?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm sure his parts were overdubbed. That is not at all unusual today.

Great playing on everybody's part!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a magnificent arrangement *and* recording! Absolutely outstanding musicianship all the way through.

I do like the way the trumpets wore their "matching" gig attire!

And I loved the clarinet solo . . . attaboy, Peter Long!

Thanks for posting this . . . I might not have heard it otherwise.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry, but for any version of "Sing, Sing, Sing" other than the original, I have to vote for one that doesn't even feature trumpets. In fact, it's nothing but the usual guitar and drums, but for me, this one swings like that song should. The sound's not anywhere near as good as on their CD, but crank up the volume and enjoy this live take:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9IHy1PXdBI
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:31 pm    Post subject: Re: A new sing, sing, sing version from Louis D. Reply with quote

KRELL1960 wrote:
Seems like whenever anybody post something from Louis Dowdeswell it ignites a series of attacks against his ability and sound, etc .. Blah, blah blah,


The closer a person gets to the top, the bigger the bullseye gets on his back.

There are two types of trumpet players in the world: Those who can play high and those who wish they could.

Oh yeah, there are those who will say, "I have a great sound, I can improvise, I can play musically and tastefully, I don't need to play high." These are the guys who have basically resigned themselves to ever being able to play high, even though they secretly wish they could. Then they turn around and criticize guys who can blow them off the stage with their range and saying that they don't play tastefully and musically.

Here's the thing. Music is not masturbation. You're there to please the crowd, not gratify yourself.

For any performer, what is most gratifying is evoking emotion, evoking big responses from the crowd.

Good jazz improv playing pleases the player and pleases other musicians who have the knowledge of what the player is doing. And there are some jazz aficionados who are not musicians that appreciate it. This comprises a very small percentage of the population. You have to understand jazz improv to appreciate it and most people do not understand it and don't care to. Most people want to enjoy music without having to understand it, analyze it, or think about it.

Nothing evokes human emotion the way high note playing on the trumpet does. You don't have to understand it. The sound of a high note reaches right inside people's souls and grabs a hold of it.

Go to any big band concert. Someone who plays a great jazz solo will get moderate applause from those in the audience who are paying attention. But get a trumpet player who goes up to a high G or higher during his jazz solo, and all of a sudden the entire crowd ROARS. Or have the lead trumpet player play a really high passage or tack a high note on the end of a tune and everyone roars. These are factual truths, I'm not making this up, this is just fact, backed up by years of observation.

Even in church, high note playing inspires people more and most pastors love it because if it gets the crowd more riled up and emotional when they're worshiping, it's better for the church. People will enjoy the praise and worship sessions more and keeping coming and giving their money more consistently.

Granted, there are some guys who can play high but choose not to. These are so few and far between that it's not even worth mentioning. Regardless, if they can play high, their phone is going to ring more than if they couldn't play high and they will be called upon to do so.

So when a person criticizes a guy who plays high, all they're doing is revealing their own envy, which reflects poorly on them.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a great sounding band! Everything's so tight, clean, and swinging like mad. Thanks for posting this.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

homecookin wrote:
ProAm wrote:
Why do none of the video pans show him with the group? Is he even in with them at the same time? Or did he record his part later? Just seems odd... if he and the group are in there together, recording at the same time, I would have expected to see them together in a shot or at least connected in a pan.


Why does it matter ?

It does not matter at all. It was just something that stood out to me and made me wonder is all. Just seemed odd — if you say it is not, OK, cool. I don't know anything about this kind of recording.
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