[Harp-L] Backup Tracks :)

Rick Dempster rickdempster33@xxxxx
Sat Apr 6 18:30:38 EDT 2019

The "backing trax" business put's me in mind of Robert Putnam's book,
"Bowling Alone".

On Sat, 6 Apr 2019 at 03:10, Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:

> There's an excitement to playing with other musicians that can't be
> duplicated with backing tracks.  I've seen people that we all consider
> great perform with backing tracks, and while the results are often skillful
> and enjoyable, it's just not the same level of excitement as a performance
> by a group of able players.
> If you're not feeling that excitement, the answer is to play with musicians
> who can inspire you, not to go to backing tracks.
> Thanks, Richard Hunter
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