RE: (singin, jammin) Why not just call them "Guitar Jams"
- Subject: RE: (singin, jammin) Why not just call them "Guitar Jams"
- From: "Scorcher" <s_c_o_r_c_h_e_r@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 14:48:00 -0800
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf
- --- Jp Pagan <jpl_pagan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > does it really have to be "shut up, play your
> > solo, and shut up"?
> Mojo Red answers:
> Nope. It sure doesn't.
> If you have an itch to play behind someone in a jam
> situation, then do so ~carefully~, do so
> ~mindfully~... keep your ears open and keep your
> eye on who you're playing behind. If he/she doesn't
> want you there, they'll let you know soon enough.
> If you're work is appreciated, you just hang in
> that pocket... as unobtrusive as a skilled rhythm
> That's my take anyhow.
> Harpin' in Colorado,
> --Ken M.
Ken nailed it again.
One other suggestion: I sometimes listen to the Bass, or the Drums for s
line or rhythm that will help things along. (Or, of course - horns.)
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