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Old 12-17-2011, 02:12 PM
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Default Re: Is it fair to play live with a metronome?

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Originally Posted by keep it simple View Post
2:05 tells you everything you need to know http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jySUpMqmzd4

From this point onwards there's a bit of drag & lift, especially towards the end, & It's bloody wonderful!!!!!!! Why wouldn't you lift the tempo in that end solo, I know I do...
Totally agree with this, I'm not a partisan of playing live with a click or a metronome, I much prefer to interact with the other musicians, and if the "mood" of the moments feel like an increase or drag of tempo, so be it... (with all the danger that's implied if you "missed the train" scenario)

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...not too fussy about it as long as things are flowing nicely...
+1, an important factor for me to make the music sounding "alive"....
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