9690Re: [ProgAndOther] Re: Various responses
- Dec 1, 2000
> Brandon Wu <brandon@...> wrote:i can't really say i like tolerance of ambiguity but she can definitely
> > Here's an interesting thread: groups that use violin prominently to
> > good effect. Hmm... completely off the top of my head, I'd suggest
> > Arti & Mestieri (even if you don't like fusion), Quaterna Requiem,
> > Godspeed You Black Emperor (or, for even more violin, the spinoff A
> > Silver Mt. Zion), along with the obvious choice of King Crimson.
> What, no mention of Boud Deun!?!? That's it, I'm not writing for
> Ground and Sky any more. ;-)
> This list being a spin-off from the Kansas mailing list, that band
> goes without saying...
> Violinist Caryn Lin has two very nice solo albums >
The Gong album _Shapeshifter_ has some good violin work on it.
> Zappa used various violinists to great effect here and there, mostl shankar does some wonderful work with mclaughlin in shakti, as does ponty
> notably Sugarcane Harris on _Hot Rats_ and _Weasels Ripped My Flesh_,
> L. Shankar on the track "Thirteen" from one of the _You Can't Do
> That On Stage Anymore_ discs, and Jean-Luc Ponty on some of the
> tracks on _Lost Episodes_. Shankar and Ponty also both had solo
> albums produced by Zappa, and both albums are really good.
with the mahavishnu orchestra. a handful of pontys solo albums are superior.
>how about jerry goodman from the original lineup of mahavishnu and now with
> Hmmm, there's got to be more in my collection (I really like
> violin in prog), but that's all I can think of right now.
the dregs. he kicked ass at the dt/dregs show last year.
how about hollis brown from ozone quartet? another good one.
your right about the violin in boud deun. excellent.
btw, buy a couple of bluegrass albums. great fiddle playing there! i always
liked a one on one between a banjo and a fiddle.
np edgar winters white trash s/t
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