Backing Track Challenge - 307 Gm Jazz/Funk Blues

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  1. ghostchord

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    Thanks for the track, did one take and then tried messing with the tones a little:
     
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    Never heard the original track, so I just played whatever comes from my fingers

     
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    Thanks for posting Ken:) your son is doing great! (I added a rhythm track..)
     
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    @Alan L Cole : sweet sound, and a lot of lovely blues rock runs.
    @ghostchord : I dig that you developed a theme and clung to it; the guiter placed nearly in the ackground is an interesting alternative that sounds really good.
    @Raimonds : nice rock playing with some exquisite lines.
    @G-52 : lovely clean sound ans playing. I am not sure if you did yourself a favour with the additional rythm track; for me it was more distracting than supporting. Maybe put in more to the background and separate solo and rythm guitar more to the sides?
     
  5. fendrguitplayr

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    Cool track. Back in the 70s a band I was in used to do this as a break tune.

     
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    Late entry. New guy

     
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    @Mjark - Reminded me of some Steely Dan tunes for some reason
    @Mellencaster - Bluesy deep reverb, kind of a 70's vibe
    @telekaster1999 - A funky blues take
    @ASATKat - Smooth playing, nice lines
    @NWinther - Guess you took yours down by the time I got to it :(
    @Thoughtfree - Jazzy take
    @Carl_Tone - Jazz Fusion kind of take, nice and smooth.
    @klasaine - Also a smooth and jazzy take, nice paying homage to the original (which I'm not familiar with)
    @udoering - Jazzy rock fusion take
    @Alan L Cole - Reminded me of a spy movie soundtrack
    @ghostchord - Nice playing, the guitar is hiding a little bit low in the mix.
    @Raimonds - Good take on the rock side
    @G-52 - Jazzy take, nice clean tones
    @fendrguitplayr - Nice laid back feel
    @belleswell - Welcome! Nice rockin' take
     
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  8. klasaine

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    Thank you all for participating and commenting on my debut 'backing track' submission!
    Playing on these BTs during the pandemic and then actually creating one has really helped me hone my home recording chops - a skill that was severely lacking in my musical kit bag.
     
  9. Alan L Cole

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    Welcome @bellswell. Nice first submission. Great tone and sweet slide work.
     
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    Very cool progression....I love the vibe and I could play the rhythm pretty easily once m/memory kicks in.

    I may even play a bit with this one.
    Although, it wouldn't be anything that my peers ears would be impressed with. :)

    All of you did very good interpretations of this BT.

    Thanks....carry on....
     
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    Thanks kind sir. It's actually my 2nd. My very first post was one for the Blues Jam # 50. Thanks again.
    Cheers, J
     
  12. Alan L Cole

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    Sorry 'bout that @bellswell - it sucks getting old :cry:.
     
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    I, too, dig the iv chord sub. Nice.

    12 year old? - Impressive! (Good coaching Dad!)

    Give Danny Gatton's and Buddy Emmon's version of this tune on the live "Redneck Jazz Explosion" album a listen. It's quite interesting. Inspiration for new phrases can be found in lots of places. Back then Danny was playing a Les Paul, not the Tele.
     
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    [sorry I posted on the wrong thread]
     
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