Re: [Harp-L] Musselwhite violation ?

On May 29, 2010, at 12:28pm, jarett yuknalis wrote:
Charlies playing non-stop on Cyndi Laupers song brings up the subject of that style of playing.Do that at a open stage and watch the looks you get.Comments like "Would you not play over my vocals please" etc.are persistent.

At the open jams, the guitar player who noodles instead of playing rhythm during vocals will get that look, too.

You feel so bad ,you just got spanked,but Charlie gets paid.Sorta reminiscent of Muddy's Forty Days and Forty Nights on the album Fathers and Sons that I am definitely 100% in favor of.Doing that on occassion wont hurt your image just go with a lower volume.

It is a style, and it is collaborative. It takes two to tango.

So... if one has worked out with the singer that this is a style both are comfortable with, then it's okay.
But that communication/interaction usually doesn't happen at the open jams.


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