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Re: ïÔ*ÅÔ: [thewire] afrobeat/funk

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  • John Eastridge
    ... i believe it is sonny. i alos believe that it is his finest work. john ... _________________________________________________________________ Send and
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 29 10:01 AM
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      > > motives, whether it be Sonny Sharrock (according to corrective legend)
      >or
      > > John McLaughlin (sounds more like Sonny to me).

      i believe it is sonny. i alos believe that it is his finest work.

      john


      >From: Augusto <augusto@...>
      >Reply-To: thewire@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <thewire@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: Re: ��*��: [thewire] afrobeat/funk
      >Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 00:53:13 -0300
      >
      > > From: "Kristopher S. Handley" <thesubtlebody@...>
      >
      > > I like Jack Johnson but am not crazy about the "jammy" quality of it;
      >really
      > > like that opening guitar work with the menacing bass notes creeping into
      > > motives, whether it be Sonny Sharrock (according to corrective legend)
      >or
      > > John McLaughlin (sounds more like Sonny to me).
      >
      >Sonny Sharrock plays on Yesternow. McLaughlin is in Right Off.
      >
      > > I think it's given birth
      > > to way too much instrumental rock wank. But not a bad record, no.
      >Miles'
      > > tone and confidence are much, much better than so much of his playing on
      > > record in the Seventies, so often sounding as sickly as the man. (Or
      >maybe
      > > defeated by the effects he was trying to use?)
      >
      >A Tribute to Jack Johnson is a wild record. Miles does his best 'electric'
      >solo in Right Off, he never had so much control over the band and over the
      >music.
      >
      >But the point to hear in Jack Johnson is how Teo Macero manage the tapes.
      >He
      >mix it like a DJ does with records nowadays - but what Teo was spinning was
      >all Miles.
      >




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