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July 2015 BOTM First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

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@Chris found the tissues @U CAN CALL ME AL thank you for getting us off to a wonderful start, lots of emotion in that. :thanks1:

I can't wait to get home on Sunday and listen on proper speakers but sounding good even on a tablet :)

Jx
 

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@Chris struggling to load can you post a link too, I can't wait to hear yours :)

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@Chris can't put my finger or rather ear on why you sound much cleaner than usual. Have you changed your recording set up?
Enjoyed the post very much. Al
 

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Mine such as it is. No offense to BIAB, I use it myself, but sometimes I just can't hear audio clues to coming chord changes with it. I went with a karaoke track instead after a few failed attempts. I'm not happy with my barely in tune playing but here it is any way. https://app.box.com/s/vqoc6f98ksatll9dghxvjuvn5r6o26dx
 
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I found this lovely song quite challenging, and that's without any improvisation. Like I used to tell my students, "Slow music is a lot harder to play than fast music". This tune gives evidence of that fact. My best effort is done on a Conn 10M (naked lady) tenor with an Ernie Northway custom mouthpiece. I found the "karaokee" backing track that was done in the style of Celine Dion's recording.

 

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@Chris it worked this morning! Love the pic and very much loved the playing, just the right amount of tension. Al makes a good point about it being cleaner, I have noticed that more lately in your recordings all good :)

@jbt thank you for posting, a great version, love the pic too :)

@jimmylh I am having trouble logging in to box. I will keep trying though.

Guys, I hope you bought shares in Kleenex before you started posting!

I can't believe how quick you all are to get these recordings to such a high standard.

Jx
 

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@Chris can't put my finger or rather ear on why you sound much cleaner than usual. Have you changed your recording set up?
Enjoyed the post very much. Al

I changed the mic to an AT8033 from 'audio technics'. This was a really nice tune to play.

This may be of interest [YouTube Link]

I want one of those hats :doh:

Mine such as it is. No offense to BIAB, I use it myself, but sometimes I just can't hear audio clues to coming chord changes with it. I went with a karaoke track instead after a few failed attempts. I'm not happy with my barely in tune playing but here it is any way. https://app.box.com/files/0/f/0/1/f_32741873977

Jimmy the link doesn't want to work.

I found this lovely song quite challenging, and that's without any improvisation. Like I used to tell my students, "Slow music is a lot harder to play than fast music". This tune gives evidence of that fact. My best effort is done on a Conn 10M (naked lady) tenor with an Ernie Northway custom mouthpiece. I found the "karaokee" backing track that was done in the style of Celine Dion's recording.


Sounds really v.good JB, lovely tone as always.

@Chris it worked this morning! Love the pic and very much loved the playing, just the right amount of tension. Al makes a good point about it being cleaner, I have noticed that more lately in your recordings all good :)

Jx

Cheers Jeanette, I think this tune is going to make for a good month. As I said to Al I changed the mic.

Hard this one. So simple. I got a bit carried away with the backing track and need to concentrate on the playing a bit more. Here's where I'm at.

https://app.box.com/s/l0jzck6xqa5r57dqvt8dfnq441u2bjm1

Influenced by the "Acker Bilk" version Colin:) Sounded v,good. Not totally convinced by the backing for this tune, but hey everything with music is so personal. Lovely first version:)

Chris..
 

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I'm not giving up on this arrangement yet! A few tweaks to the arrangement, slapped the piano player and sent the drummer to another room.

https://app.box.com/s/x9q1hs428zk4ul4wk88kjzi27zgz983w

I downloaded an app that makes the clarinet sound like an alto. What you think?

I am still singing every breath you take at the beginning, sorry the BT does feel like it is fighting you and stands out more than the sax :(

But it is different and if I didn't know either every breath or each time on second listen it is growing on me :)

Jx
 

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Spoiler alert.

No saxophone is involved with the recording of this track.

https://soundcloud.com/colin-the-bear/the-first-time-ever-i-saw-your-face-vocal
 
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