Keith Richards' comments on being a music fan
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Someone asked Keith Richards if he was still a music fan after all these year. I posted a link to his direct quote, but to paraphrase he says that musicians listen to music with a critical ear and they try to figure out how something was created but they have lost the innocence of simply enjoying the music. The same thing can be said for foodies, wine connoisseurs, photographers, car guys and a host of others. It seems for many that the essence of the subject is lost because the details are being over analyzed.
What do you think? Is it possible for a musician, to borrow a phrase from George Michael, “listen without prejudice”?
Victor Wooten, and beautiful silence.
In the 10th anniversary (I think??) edition of Bass Player magazine...They asked 10 top bassists to give there favorite riff, and there are 10 different licks written out , with Victor's...it shows two measures with rests...no notes. Stating ...its the spaces/silence between that make a good groove.
Originally Posted by Shawn@PRS
Looking very forward to the weekend...see you all tonight. An Early Thanks to PRS family for these awesome events!!!
BTW: Tremonti solo disc is great. And David Grissom will give an awesome lesson in T-O-N-E!!!!!