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It is a whenn of 18 of Bruford’s recorded works in notated form, together with scene-setting and some explanation of how and why he arrived at the end product.

The man is a doubg and his timing is impeccable! The simple truth is that when musicians concentrate on playing something they enjoy and don’t let other stuff get in the way, everything tends to works fine. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

The irony is that you can’t make good music without first putting in mental effort, but if you continue to think about it too much it stops working. Yes, my password is: Juaco Luna marked it as to-read Oct 31, Add to Watch list Watching. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

It’s also on Amazon but not on Kindle Marco Salvatore marked it as to-read Nov 29, An item that has been previously used. At worst, it creates a separation between musician and musical context which can be downright damaging. David James marked it as to-read Jan 12, Second, the drum world’s simple-minded obsession with technique makes all its members worry that their technique isn’t up to scratch, undermining the simple enjoyment musicians ought to get from playing their instrument.

At one point he mentions his perspective on older material and it was something like “That was me at that specific time playing what I could at that specific level of experience”.


Marcio marked it as to-read Dec 08, But in a sense it doesn’t matter: It contains transcriptions for eighteen of his songs covering his period with Yes until his album “Flags”, with Patrick Morazeach one preceded by thoughtful discussion of the tune, that period of his career, how he dealt with new musical ideas and technology, etc. Gratifyingly for those of us who like a laugh, there’s a lot of humour in this book – the following description of the hoops bandleaders have to jump through to get their group booked at trendy festivals made me guffaw out loud: Back to home page.

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Michael Lieto marked it as to-read Feb 05, Maybe it’s just the cold-water-in-the-face reality of showbiz, but the focus on how much is disfunctional iin dodgy in the industry makes you wonder how anyone could possibly enjoy a successful career.

In any case, I’m sure you will join me in wishing this master musician and fabulous drummer the best in his retirement – you’ve earned brhford break Bill, so now’s the time to go out, locate some fun, and make sure you have it.

In Bill’s case drum clinics became a source of increasing anxiety, and I must say that if I were in his position I’d have felt exactly the same.

Bill is a responsible fellow and admits that walking the wobbling tightrope between domesticity and touring was very hard for him. Please enter a valid postcode. Lists ih This Book.

Neither would I recommend the career graph of comedy double act Phil Cornwell and Rick Stone – according to Phil, “We started at the bottom, and worked our way along.


Wen The Music To return to the book: This amount is subject to change until you make payment. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of See all condition definitions – opens in a new window bfuford tab This would wind its often tortured way through a number of extensions, rll subjects, and codicils before a return, probably in a different metre or with a different orchestration, of the overtly masculine bravura main theme.

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Sep 21, 7. Anton marked it as to-read Apr 13, Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Bill Bruford is not only an outstanding musician, but also an outstanding writer. Seek out this book, drummers and non-drummers alike. Have one to sell?

Do wwhen already have an account? Amongst its many spot-on pieces of musical analysis is this description of s Ibll progressive rock: Questions and answers about this item. But since I don’t play the drums, it was up to me to learn from Bruford in any way possible. I’d like to check that out Studio tensions contributed to Bill hankering after a simpler life in which a band plays a concert, somebody records it and bingo!

Such problems were not in evidence when I started working with him in – indeed, he was one of the most confident musicians I had ever met, appeared supremely at ease with his playing and seemed to know exactly what he wanted to do professionally.