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Hi,

This is a song originally done by Randy Crawford in 1979, two years before I was born. I found the background track through one of the Hal Leonard books and tried to record something nice over it.

I play a Le Monde Global Vintage alto sax with Berg Larssen bronze mouth piece and Alexander 2.5 reed

Recorded with a little device called "One Apogee" which has a great built-in microphone (I didn't even have to use any clip-on sax microphone) and connects to Apple Garageband pretty easily.

The improv part in the middle wasn't anything I really practised for as you can hear, but since it's my first try I'm still quite proud of it

Let me know what you think. I'm open for criticism!

http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_8019452
 
Chris

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Well done and thanks for posting:welldone:welldone


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Sunray

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Nice one mate ... :thankyou:
 
Colin the Bear

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Wow! 7 years.
 
trimmy

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One of my favorite songs...
Mine too, Randy Crawford/Crusaders are awesome, one of the sax solos to get me hooked onto the sax.
You done the tune justice, great backing too.
Loved it
 
MarkSax

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Good stuff! The song plays as the intro scene to a Burt Reynolds movie called ‘Sharky’s Machine’. An excellent thriller based in Atlanta if I am not mistaken. Worth watching.
 
MandyH

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Good stuff! The song plays as the intro scene to a Burt Reynolds movie called ‘Sharky’s Machine’. An excellent thriller based in Atlanta if I am not mistaken. Worth watching.

A poignant statement :
Burt Reynolds: Hollywood star dies, 82
Burt Reynolds, the wisecracking 1970s movie heartthrob and Oscar nominee, has died at the age of 82.

He reportedly passed away in a Florida hospital from a heart attack with his family by his side.


Hollywood star Burt Reynolds dies, 82
 
MarkSax

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A poignant statement :
Burt Reynolds: Hollywood star dies, 82
Burt Reynolds, the wisecracking 1970s movie heartthrob and Oscar nominee, has died at the age of 82.

He reportedly passed away in a Florida hospital from a heart attack with his family by his side.


Hollywood star Burt Reynolds dies, 82
RIP Burt Reynolds. You were a true star.
 
Jeanette

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Lovely recording

Thanks

Jx
 

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