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Old 03-02-2009, 03:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Mediocrefunkybeat View Post
'Soul' to me is hearing the person through the music. The technique of the playing is irrelevant. If I listen to 'Interstellar Space' by John Coltrane - I hear a lot of notes, but I also hear John Coltrane. If I listen to a lot of technically demanding drumming I don't often hear a person making a statement there, I just hear a lot of technically demanding drumming. Almost invariably I like music because I'm hearing people, not notes.
See? An elaboration that was succinctly written and helps me understand that "soul" in music is hearing people and not just notes. That is a great answer to my question and I tell you what MFB, I will think about that for quite some time. Understandable coming from a premiere member.
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