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Having a go at Monk's Dream, my first upload

Chris

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Nice one John, good to hear you having some success with the sop.:thumb:

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Wade Cornell

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Well played with good tone, intonation and articulation. It's bold playing without any backing reference, but means that you are concentrating on notes and not necessarily how these fit in time. If you have a metronome that you can put far enough away from the mike, or better yet, has a flashing light function (instead of tick) then this might be the next step. Part of what makes a piece like this is how the tune fits the rhythm. Without a rhythmic reference that wonderful Monk playfulness doesn't come through.
 

BeBopSop

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Thanks Wade, (and Chris and jazzdoh) Its good to get some feedback/encouragement as I am playing on my own here without any critics.
The Monk compositions I try to play are so compelling but not easy to get right, but a great challenge.I love Monk and I love Steve Lacy,and of course I love Lacy playing Monk! I do have some backing play along tracks, so I will do some practice with some backing to improve my timing/rythm
thanks John

Well played with good tone, intonation and articulation. It's bold playing without any backing reference, but means that you are concentrating on notes and not necessarily how these fit in time. If you have a metronome that you can put far enough away from the mike, or better yet, has a flashing light function (instead of tick) then this might be the next step. Part of what makes a piece like this is how the tune fits the rhythm. Without a rhythmic reference that wonderful Monk playfulness doesn't come through.
 

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