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Re: ProjeKct 2 (ELooPs)

>In a message dated 3/27/98 1:05:07 AM, Mjh wrote:
>> What do you find in looping that relates to that
>>feeling you had with Emerson Lake and Palmer.
>Emerson tended to play ostinati with his left hand, over which he would 
>with his right. For all intents and purposes, he was playing a loop and
>soloing over it. Prime examples would be the solo breaks in "Take a 
>"Trilogy," and most of "Tarkus."

I can remember shedding on the 5/4 ostinato of Tarkus when I was about 15.
It's one of those lines I practiced for so long I can still sort of play
it, even thought I barely play keys now. It's a good one for whipping out
at music stores.

Dave Trenkel : improv@peak.org  : www.peak.org/~improv/

"...there will come a day when you won't have to use
gasoline. You'd simply take a cassette and put it in
your car, let it run. You'd have to have the proper
type of music. Like you take two sticks, put 'em
together, make fire. You take some notes and rub 'em
together - dum, dum, dum, dum - fire, cosmic fire."
                                            -Sun Ra