You do the mainstream thing so well, but I'm still waiting for the original stuff.
You do the original stuff so well but i'm waiting for the mainstream thing also, Jazz purists ,well jazz snobs get on my wick.It was a laugh Wade.I stressed the point i do my thing and try to avoid being yet another bop clone.Funny old world it is.
Thanks for the reply gave me a good laugh. Send me some backing tracks for a standard ballad and I'll do what I can, but then you've got to do some original stuff! I'm with you when it comes to purists. You've definitely got your own style along with a few others (like Mike) who post here and don't attempt to sound or be a clone of some jazz hero out of the 50s. If I haven't said how much your music posts are appreciated then I won't now either as you don't need a big head. Ha!
You do the original stuff so well but i'm waiting for the mainstream thing also ,abit humour there.I know you dont enjoy it much and why play it if you dont want to.Hats off to you for staying true to your playing.Have you seen the replys on SOTW.One was how i did not play in the bebop style.I said i did but in my way.Started a funny old riddle.Said i should learn,practice more in that style,i says i did for many years but have long since took my own route.Jazz purists ,well jazz snobs get on my wick.It was a laugh Wade.I stressed the point i do my thing and try to avoid being yet another bop clone.Funny old world it is.
Play it how you want
SOTW = Scornful Old Trad Wannabees?
I don't use the site but the attitude sounds rather un-jazz to me... if the spirit of jazz is expression not reproduction