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RE: John McLaughlin DVD

>  -----Original Message-----
> Jeff Shirkey wrote:
> <snip> Is his dvd going to show me anything that I can't already find in
> my
> other videos/dvds/books?
> Maybe, but maybe not.  I'd just like to know what I'm getting first 
> spending that much cash.
> ---->You would probably be able to sell it on eBay if it wasn't what you
> wanted.
> I also want to point out that looping (hey!  We're back on topic!) 
> the guitar player an environment conducive to study exclusive of other
> materials.  Let's pretend that the music is "in you"--looping allows you
> to
> investigate that as an observer, and also enables you to create
> Aebersol-like backup noise.
> BTW, I think $25/hr is a good rate for lessons (I am just pulling that 
> of nowhere); at that rate the $175 for this
> http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/customer/product.php?productid=17686
> qualifies as a bargain.  Not that I'm buying it--but John IS the man
> (along
> with some others still living).  Wonder what Andre LaFosse (or Mike
> Keneally!) charges for lessons?
> Gary (still longing to understand harmonic substitution)
> It does not matter who wrote what,  it matters what you write.  And what
you hear and what you feel.  What's next?  John Mc Who? Andre Who? We
are all these people.  Push the boundries.  I'm not dis crediting these
names but I'm challenging us to discover the new ways and the  new
sounds and voices.  Learn and apply and then create.  It doesn't matter
how much $ you spend on trying to be like some one else.  Try to be your