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Re: guitarists: triple play?



Good points, everyone!

Musicians with experience from playing live can handle latency quite
well. On a big stage there is always a lot of acoustic latency from
the ensemble player's instruments/amps that can confuse your playing
since it is not synced to what your close stage monitor gives you from
the closely placed PA microphones. Another good example is symphonic
orchestra french horn players that often play their hors targeted
backwards so the sound is to bounce off the rear walls before reaching
the audience out there; these guys always have to play a lot "more
ahead of the beat than usual" :-)

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen
www.perboysen.com
http://www.youtube.com/perboysen


On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 2:41 PM, Charles Zwicky <cazwicky@earthlink.net> 
wrote:
> Good Point.  My friend Joe Ferla recorded that Metheney record and said 
> it was fraught with such technical hurdles.
>
> On Jan 6, 2015, at 4:13, andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
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> On 06/01/2015 07:06, Ivodne Galatea wrote:
>> Do you think Metheny has trouble tracking driving the orchestrion?
>
> No, but he says he has to play "more ahead of the beat than usual".
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> Church organs also have a lot of latency, so it's nothing new.
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> andy
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