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Peter Gunn Theme

Discussion in 'Your soundclips' started by Martin, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. Martin

    Martin Member

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    At last I've got a recording of myself that I'm not totally ashamed of. Still plenty wrong with it though, I'm sure. In fact, I'll welcome constructive criticism...find out if what you think is wrong with it agrees with what I think!

    Here it is, me featured playing Peter Gunn with 'The Doc Adams Blues Band':

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22471442/08 Peter Gunn Theme.m4a

    Cheers,
    Martin
     
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  3. trimmy

    trimmy One day i will...

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    I really like this. Well done.
     
  5. Rico Vandoren

    Rico Vandoren Member

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    Plenty wrong with it? I think not ! Loved it.
     
  6. compound

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    Nowt wrong with that Martin, great tone, nice growling, in fact i would say that your version is better than some recorded versions i've heard. Every version i've heard has been played different including yours. When i play it i mix the different version's i've heard into my own version. Your version is great, I'd be interested to know what you think's wrong with it.
    Regards Rob.
     
  7. Taz

    Taz Busking Oracle

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    Yea I got a problem with it..... How come we had to wait this bloomin long to hear it!





    Fan Tas Tic
     
  8. Sunray

    Sunray Well-Known Member

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    Way to go mate ...

    Nice job Martin ... :thankyou:

    I am off to practice ... :welldone
     
  9. Juju

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    Über-Cool :mrcool !!!
     
  10. Saxlicker

    Saxlicker Senior Member

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    :welldone
     
  11. thomsax

    thomsax Well-Known Member

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    I can't listen to the clip. When I click on the "dropbox" link I just get an empty window. Anyone who knows why?

    Thomas
     
  12. rudjarl

    rudjarl Senile Member. Scandinavian Ambassadour of CaSLM

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    :mrcool great playing. :welldone
     
  13. Sunray

    Sunray Well-Known Member

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    Prolly an add-on or Plugin required by your browser ...
     
  14. Martin

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    Yes, it's me...funny though, I don't remember being filmed and I didn't know it was there. I'm quite pleased with it.

    Martin
     
  15. trimmy

    trimmy One day i will...

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    Lol can't escape YouTube, always good to put a face to a name, and you should be pleased with it

    Keep blowing
     
  16. Martin

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    Hi Rob,

    When I first heard it, I had the sensation that I was playing a little flat, but as I listenned more, the sensation went away. I was interested to know if anyone else thought the same.

    Also, in a few phrases, I came in a little too much ahead of the beat...that's easy to fix.

    And another thing...in some instances, instead of hitting a note cleanly, I bend quickly up to it...I think hitting it cleanly would sound better. I'm not talking about the obviously deliberate bends...but the little ones, which are more like just a lazy way of hitting the note.

    Isn't it interesting to hear yourself played back...as long as you don't commit suicide, it's a good way to improve details that you perhaps were not aware of.

    Martin
     
  17. compound

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    I liked the way you bent the notes, sound's more pro, A great version. Is your horn vintage? sure sound's like it. To be honest it's one of the best Tenor's i've heard. What is it? if you don't mind me asking, also what's the mouthpiece?Thank's for a great soundclip.
    Regards Rob.
     
  18. kevgermany

    kevgermany Landrover Nut Cafe Moderator

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    First guess would be your firewall or AV suite.

    The other thing is the format, you need Realplayer or similar for it to play, WMP doesn't work.
     
  19. Martin

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    Thanks Rob,

    It's a 'The Martin', year 1946, and I'm playing with a PPT9* mouthpiece and a RJS 2S reed. When I first got the PPT9*, I was playing it with a harder reed and I could only get a clean, rather mellow sound. Since I put the softer reed on it, I play higher up the mouthpiece, with a looser jaw and when I 'over blow', the note breaks up nicely giving a slightly wild sound....I'm liking it that way at the moment.

    Martin
     
  20. compound

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    Thank's Martin,
    That's a great sound and a great sax, dont lose that tone it's the dog's b------s.
    Rob.
     
  21. Martin

    Martin Member

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    Thomas, I've put it in another location...

    http://www.mediafire.com/?9gzv1fb4l4s4f6i

    Martin
     
  22. thomsax

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    Thank you! I like it. Very nice. So this is what you and your "The Martin" sounds with a PPT 9* mpc. Cool.

    Thomas
     
  23. compound

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    Thomas,
    If you read this your PM Inbox is full up again. I've sent two and can't get through.
    Regards Rob.
     
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