Brian Blade is a monster!

Discussion in 'rec.music.percussion' started by joem, Aug 22, 2003.

  1. joem

    joem Guest

    But you probably already knew that...

    I just found some video footage of Brian with Joshua Redman and Sam
    Yahel over at http://www.wbjazz.com/wilkins/joshua.html
    I *definitely* recommend checking it out! I love the brand of jazz/funk
    these guys have going on. And Brian is just unbelievably musical.

    --
    Joe.

    "you're an electronic girl...i'm a rock guy...i don't think we have a
    chance." - storm&stress
  2. JaKe

    JaKe Guest

    joem wrote:
    >
    > But you probably already knew that...
    >
    > I just found some video footage of Brian with Joshua Redman and Sam
    > Yahel over at http://www.wbjazz.com/wilkins/joshua.html
    > I *definitely* recommend checking it out! I love the brand of jazz/funk
    > these guys have going on. And Brian is just unbelievably musical.
    >



    He's awesome!

    --
    JaKe, Seattle
    "The monk bought lunch"
    Jim Morrison
  3. "joem" <jmelnyk@REMOVE_THIS_PARTcs.kent.edu> wrote in message
    news:slrnbkcqc8.b7d.jmelnyk@localhost.localdomain...
    > But you probably already knew that...
    >
    > I just found some video footage of Brian with Joshua Redman and Sam
    > Yahel over at http://www.wbjazz.com/wilkins/joshua.html
    > I *definitely* recommend checking it out! I love the brand of jazz/funk
    > these guys have going on. And Brian is just unbelievably musical.


    I'm assuming you grabbed up Wayne Shorter's new CD "Footprints Live" long
    ago. Brian Blade kicks so much arse on that album it's not even funny.
  4. On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 19:14:24 +0000, joem wrote:

    > But you probably already knew that...
    >
    > I just found some video footage of Brian with Joshua Redman and Sam
    > Yahel over at http://www.wbjazz.com/wilkins/joshua.html
    > I *definitely* recommend checking it out! I love the brand of jazz/funk
    > these guys have going on. And Brian is just unbelievably musical.


    God. Blade is so goddamn incredible...his album Perceptual is _never_ out
    of the rotation in my cd collection. Thanks for the link, man...
    --

    peace,

    Rog

    http://www.slammingrooves.com

    "ooh big comeback from the non fan AKA little drummer boy"

    theRob in alt.sports.hockey.nhl.nj-devils
  5. joem

    joem Guest

    Roger Sherman wanted everyone in rec.music.makers.percussion to know that
    > God. Blade is so goddamn incredible...his album Perceptual is _never_ out
    > of the rotation in my cd collection. Thanks for the link, man...


    no problem. and I didn't know that that album existed. is that a
    fellowship album? becuase I can never find those around (and when I do,
    they're like $18).

    --
    Joe.

    "you're an electronic girl...i'm a rock guy...i don't think we have a
    chance." - storm&stress
  6. joem

    joem Guest

    Da Parrot-chick wanted everyone in rec.music.makers.percussion to know that
    > I'm assuming you grabbed up Wayne Shorter's new CD "Footprints Live" long
    > ago.


    yes, of course. that's when I first fell in love with his playing.
    admittedly, I don't have much by him; just a couple recent things with
    Redman ("Elastic" and the Yaya record), Chris Potter "gratitude",
    "Footprints" and the Brecker/Hargrove/Hancock record. BUT he smokes on
    all of them!

    --
    Joe.

    "you're an electronic girl...i'm a rock guy...i don't think we have a
    chance." - storm&stress
  7. Sean Conolly

    Sean Conolly Guest

    "joem" <jmelnyk@REMOVE_THIS_PARTcs.kent.edu> wrote in message
    news:slrnbkcqc8.b7d.jmelnyk@localhost.localdomain...
    > But you probably already knew that...
    >
    > I just found some video footage of Brian with Joshua Redman and Sam
    > Yahel over at http://www.wbjazz.com/wilkins/joshua.html
    > I *definitely* recommend checking it out! I love the brand of jazz/funk
    > these guys have going on. And Brian is just unbelievably musical.


    That stuff really reminds me of Weather Report. Very cool!

    Sean
  8. On Sat, 23 Aug 2003 00:49:27 +0000, joem wrote:

    > Roger Sherman wanted everyone in rec.music.makers.percussion to know that
    >> God. Blade is so goddamn incredible...his album Perceptual is _never_ out
    >> of the rotation in my cd collection. Thanks for the link, man...

    >
    > no problem. and I didn't know that that album existed. is that a
    > fellowship album? becuase I can never find those around (and when I do,
    > they're like $18).



    Yes, it's the second Fellowship album. Pay the $18...it's worth it.
    --

    peace,

    Rog

    http://www.slammingrooves.com

    "ooh big comeback from the non fan AKA little drummer boy"

    theRob in alt.sports.hockey.nhl.nj-devils
  9. Hey Gang!!!

    All of the responses about Brian are richly deserved, and lately my little
    piece of BB heaven lately resides in the live Wayne Shorter album
    Footprints/Live, that came out a year and change ago on Verve...

    IMHO, That is some of the most sensitive, telepathic, and wholly moving
    music I have heard in a while, and it is as much about the group negotiates
    the silences, as well as the moments of beautiful bombast.
    Wayne is just the right sensei to put this group together to play his
    music.

    I also think that it is wonderful to hear those four guys GET TO IT for a
    audience that most certainly wanted to be there.

    Danilo Perez is a Mutha!!... This guy makes me want to hear him for the
    next 20 years the same way I feel about Herbie Hancock in all of his
    pursuits. Patittuci bashers(not here in this group)....give it a rest
    already...the guy can do it all!!!

    Feelings, thoughts??

    I havent heard the new Shorter studio album....has anyone???

    take care,
    carlton



    joem wrote:

    > But you probably already knew that...
    >
    > I just found some video footage of Brian with Joshua Redman and Sam
    > Yahel over at http://www.wbjazz.com/wilkins/joshua.html
    > I *definitely* recommend checking it out! I love the brand of jazz/funk
    > these guys have going on. And Brian is just unbelievably musical.
    >
    > --
    > Joe.
    >
    > "you're an electronic girl...i'm a rock guy...i don't think we have a
    > chance." - storm&stress


    --
    carlton jackson
    cjackson@teleport.com
    soulbol@aol.com
    -----------------------------
    remember......it's always the attempt that counts.
  10. On Sat, 23 Aug 2003 21:52:00 +0000, carlton jackson wrote:

    > Patittuci bashers(not here in this group)....give it a rest
    > already...the guy can do it all!!!


    Personally, I'm not a fan of the guy....
    --

    peace,

    Rog

    http://www.slammingrooves.com

    "ooh big comeback from the non fan AKA little drummer boy"

    theRob in alt.sports.hockey.nhl.nj-devils
  11. "carlton jackson" <cjackson@teleport.com> skrev i melding
    news:3F47EFD2.902118D8@teleport.com...

    > Danilo Perez is a Mutha!!... This guy makes me want to hear him for the
    > next 20 years the same way I feel about Herbie Hancock in all of his
    > pursuits. Patittuci bashers(not here in this group)....give it a rest
    > already...the guy can do it all!!!


    hmmm, the stuff i`ve heard with pattitucci has been a bit too bombastic for
    me i think, i don`t get the feeling of fraility that i get from my favourite
    jazz musicians. for instance, when ketigh jarret plays his improvised outro
    section to when i fall in love on the inside out anlbum it sounds to me like
    he is surprised and amazed over the fact that the nots weave themselves so
    beautifully together, and i can almost feel that he is sooo afraid to hit
    the wring note. because that`s all it takes to ruin the music; one wrong
    note and it`s all ruined. that how frail music is.

    regards,
    -k
  12. On Sat, 23 Aug 2003 21:52:00 GMT, carlton jackson
    <cjackson@teleport.com> wrote:

    >Hey Gang!!!
    >
    >All of the responses about Brian are richly deserved, and lately my little
    >piece of BB heaven lately resides in the live Wayne Shorter album
    >Footprints/Live, that came out a year and change ago on Verve...


    I missed a chance to hang with BB a little because I was subbing out
    my gig at the Ritz the night they were playing Atlanta. Wouldn't you
    know that they were staying there and came in to hang out?!

    >IMHO, That is some of the most sensitive, telepathic, and wholly moving
    >music I have heard in a while, and it is as much about the group negotiates
    >the silences, as well as the moments of beautiful bombast.
    >Wayne is just the right sensei to put this group together to play his
    >music.


    Wayne is the man! I'm glad you mentioned that CD. I've had it for a
    while. The first time listened to it I decided it was a CD that I
    would really have to listen to and would have to devote complete
    attention to rather than listen in the background while I work on the
    computer or drive. That's the same reaction I had when I listened to
    Wayne's (1996?) release, "High Life". That is still one of my all time
    favorite listening experiences. I know very few people who have heard
    it and even fewer who have really listened to it. To me, it's a
    composer's album. Not a lick of swing. The grooves are all 4/4
    backbeats and the drums are WAY too loud. I'd love to know how this
    session went down. Marcus Miller apparently had a lot to do with it
    (but he plays his ass off). I'm guessing that someone decided that
    there was no commercial potential unless there was a pounding groove.
    The grooves are good mind you, but they tend to cover up so much cool
    writing. Their are TREASURES if you listen close to all the inside
    voices. It's just very odd and cool. Wayne has gone off into new
    harmonic territories (again).

    >
    >I also think that it is wonderful to hear those four guys GET TO IT for a
    >audience that most certainly wanted to be there.
    >
    >Danilo Perez is a Mutha!!... This guy makes me want to hear him for the
    >next 20 years the same way I feel about Herbie Hancock in all of his
    >pursuits. Patittuci bashers(not here in this group)....give it a rest
    >already...the guy can do it all!!!
    >
    >Feelings, thoughts??


    I saw Danilo Perez with Jack Dejonette in Chicago at the Jazz Showcase
    a few month ago. Incredible! I've played some pretty outside shit in
    my time, but those guys went way over my head. I like that! :)


    Keith Runfola
    www.jazzdrummer.com
  13. "carlton jackson" <cjackson@teleport.com> wrote in message
    news:3F47EFD2.902118D8@teleport.com...
    > Hey Gang!!!
    >
    > All of the responses about Brian are richly deserved, and lately my little
    > piece of BB heaven lately resides in the live Wayne Shorter album
    > Footprints/Live, that came out a year and change ago on Verve...
    >
    > IMHO, That is some of the most sensitive, telepathic, and wholly moving
    > music I have heard in a while, and it is as much about the group

    negotiates
    > the silences, as well as the moments of beautiful bombast.
    > Wayne is just the right sensei to put this group together to play his
    > music.
    >
    > I also think that it is wonderful to hear those four guys GET TO IT for a
    > audience that most certainly wanted to be there.
    >
    > Danilo Perez is a Mutha!!... This guy makes me want to hear him for the
    > next 20 years the same way I feel about Herbie Hancock in all of his
    > pursuits. Patittuci bashers(not here in this group)....give it a rest
    > already...the guy can do it all!!!


    Whoever bashes Pattitucci not only has never heard him, he's probabnly
    jealous of his success.

    > Feelings, thoughts??


    ITA about that CD. It's making me rethink the concept of time in jazz.
    Glad you got that album, Carlton.
  14. Robert Schuh

    Robert Schuh Guest

    Da Parrot-chick wrote:

    > "carlton jackson" <cjackson@teleport.com> wrote in message
    > news:3F47EFD2.902118D8@teleport.com...
    > > Hey Gang!!!
    > >
    > > All of the responses about Brian are richly deserved, and lately my little
    > > piece of BB heaven lately resides in the live Wayne Shorter album
    > > Footprints/Live, that came out a year and change ago on Verve...
    > >
    > > IMHO, That is some of the most sensitive, telepathic, and wholly moving
    > > music I have heard in a while, and it is as much about the group

    > negotiates
    > > the silences, as well as the moments of beautiful bombast.
    > > Wayne is just the right sensei to put this group together to play his
    > > music.
    > >
    > > I also think that it is wonderful to hear those four guys GET TO IT for a
    > > audience that most certainly wanted to be there.
    > >
    > > Danilo Perez is a Mutha!!... This guy makes me want to hear him for the
    > > next 20 years the same way I feel about Herbie Hancock in all of his
    > > pursuits. Patittuci bashers(not here in this group)....give it a rest
    > > already...the guy can do it all!!!

    >
    > Whoever bashes Pattitucci not only has never heard him, he's probabnly
    > jealous of his success.
    >
    > > Feelings, thoughts??

    >
    > ITA about that CD. It's making me rethink the concept of time in jazz.
    > Glad you got that album, Carlton.


    I think anyone who bashes Pattitucci's playing has probably only heard him in
    that horrible band of Chic's. John's upright playing is wonderful. A buddy of
    mine, Rich Franks, used John on an album of his that was dedicated to Jaco. John
    plays upright on the whole CD and sounds wonderful. Never judge a bass player by
    his electric playing if his real ax is upright.


    --
    Robert Schuh
    "Everything that elevates an individual above the herd and
    intimidates the neighbour is henceforth called evil; and
    the fair, modest, submissive and conforming mentality,
    the mediocrity of desires attains moral designations and honors"
    - Nietzsche

    "The meek shall inherit nothing" - Zappa

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