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Re: gratuitous nostalgia was: re: Looping in prehistory

Yes indeed but 60s children like Peter Gabriel and
Bowie still amaze me!

--- Tony K <bigtony@softhome.net> wrote:

> > It's a good time to be alive as a musician (even
> if it's harder and harder
> > to find places to play).
> >
> > Watching Jaco loop those harmonics in an ostinato
> pattern it makes me 
> > think how jazzed he would be today,
> > owning an EDP,  a Looperlative,  a Repeater,  a
> laptop with Augustus Loop 
> > or Moebius or Ableton's Live.
> >
> > What he would do with it all.   It's humbling,
> isn't it?
> I've wondered the same thing about people like Janis
> and Jimi.  But then 
> look at some of the 'greats' who did survive and see
> what they are doing 
> now.  I look at Fripp or Eno and see where the
> technology took them, and 
> then see Clapton, who is GREAT - no doubt, but is
> still playing the same 
> thing...
> It is still a great great time to be a musician!
> Tony 


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