Entries for 15th Nov 2013
... cannot wait for people to hear it. It's not up to me, so who knows? It might even be on a label [heh].
If you didn't know [and there seems to be far too many people who don't know] Ntshuks Bonga is a master of the saxophone.
The room we were in—Paper Stone Studios—had a beautiful acoustic. It was the top part of a converted Victorian cinema.
On Twitter, I'd lamented about hard panning of vibes. But Paper Stone Studios avoided that with no prompting. Sensitive.
I'm still thinking [a bit] about Ornithology today. Yesterday unearthed an interesting recording by Don Byas and Benny Harris.
You can catch up with it here http://www.coreymwamba.co.uk/status/day/2013-11-12
But—because the music is far too good to relegated to a comment:
Rough transcription of Benny Harris' solo on How High The Moon, compared to Ornithology.