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I put up an original thing I did in 2002 on my space. It's called After the Rain. It was just a rough draft but after finding it I like the tenor sound. Let me know what you think.
 

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Love your playing Mike.Nice tune and great tone.
 

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Beautiful tune!

It reminded me of some of the really good playing Jan Garbarek did with Keith Jarrett's band. If I can make one suggestion/comment: I think a nice tagged ending would really cement the lovely positive sounding, almost gospel-ly flavour running through it.

Thanks (again:) ) Mike!

rory
 

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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I made this track at a friend's studio with the intention of having a demo to let other musicians learn the tune to record it with a group.

When I found it laying around I had to practice the piano part again I forgot it :shock:

On it's own it has a good sax feel so for now it exists in this state. Thanks for the suggestion Rory and when or if it's done again I'll be stretching it.
 

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I can hear all the work you've done. Your phrasing is as good as your tone. Keep em coming. Not your normal tone? HR piece? K
 

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Thanks everyone again.

K, thanks for the compliment. I know you work hard as well. The funny thing is that this was 5 years ago this month . Oct 2002 I did that. I think I'm improving all the time but it's a slow process. I'm the tortoise.:)
 

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Here's a clip of me playing an original tune. Not the best quality recording, just playing the tune over a basic keyboard track while my daughter is going on her nightly stroll around the house. Any input is welcome, compliments and insults alike!
www.myspace.com/fighterforjc
 

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Hi Steve,

That was a 7* HR Link not vintage or anything. I liked that one alot and played it quite a while but moved on to the Brillhart and now I use a Saxscape Extra Dark that has been great. It crosses between the 2.

Thanks
 
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