Re: [Harp-L] Harpin with Randy (Newman) that is,-)

Sweet!!!! Hopefully arrangers will see that and put more
harmonica in arrangements.

--- On Mon, 8/1/11, Rob Paparozzi <chromboy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Rob Paparozzi <chromboy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [Harp-L] Harpin with Randy (Newman) that is,-)
> To: harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Monday, August 1, 2011, 1:17 PM
> Hi Harp-L'ers,
> about 6 yrs ago....I had the privilege & honor of
> working with one of my favorite songwriters in DC. Maestro
> Randy Newman and I had a ball!
> I finally got a VHS copy and thought I'd post it.....
> I told this story at a gig the other night...about a 1/2 hr
> before the taping Randy came over to the band and said "I
> was gonna just do this solo but I'd love to feature the
> Harmonica, Fiddle & Clarinet on stage with me" then he
> said "this is a BIG gig guys, I'll expect at least 80%!!!"
> we all cracked up....i just transferred it from tape so
> excuse the quality....
> I decided that the orchestrated harmony lines would blend
> better on Chromatic, so you see me switching to Diatonic for
> 'some fills' which I wanted a little light but
> bluesier........hope you like a situation like
> this with so mich goin on you have really be mindfull not to
> overplay and 'blend' with steppin on the star!,-)
> all the best,
> Rob Paparozzi 

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