I post this some days ago...i think was an important topic ...No coments ??? The questions is: How you can ''construct'' a groovy loop if you don't know to play your instrument with swing ??? I speaking about ''construct'' playing , not programing/sampling etcetc ... julio ----- Original Message ----- From: "Julio Moreno" <email@example.com> To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com> Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2000 12:44 PM Subject: "Loop" interacting with the rest of the music. > > > I have noticed that playing loops manually (just playing a phrase over and > > over again) can be quite an experience, and certainly a different one >to > > using a looping device. Sometimes, your fingers just take over, and you > can > > hear the "loop" interacting with the rest of the music. > > YES! this is called ''groove'''...i been playing the last 10 years in dance > bands here in Bahia where the people really SWINGS, sometimes 7 hours of non > stop amazing grooves.I played with the famous band named Timbalada and the > first Guettho Square band with 30 young swingy drumers for about four months > in 4 hour ''open reharsal'' every Sunday in front of 1500 people and i know > what you are talking about.This kind of band haven't got bass player.They > have bass drums (22'' and 24'' tuned D and G ) and the guitar (6th and >5th > strings mainly) interact in the with the bass drums providing the > Root...this forces you to play very ''tigth'' and your right hand must play > ALWAYS the same pattern to death.