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Author Topic: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues  (Read 3293 times)

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bayrum78

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Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« on: December 20, 2010, 07:49:41 PM »
So, I 'm still working hard at getting the Garfield Akers sound down. There's a couple of minor flubs in here but overall I'm pretty happy with it. I'm still blown away by how he was able to do so much with so little.


Offline Mike Brosnan

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2010, 11:09:29 PM »
Love it!  You got a bunch o' good 'uns, but I think this might be my fave so far!

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2010, 02:35:13 AM »
This is just great, Nate!

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2010, 08:41:31 AM »
Totally cool. Love the long phrasing. Wonderful.

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2010, 09:34:16 AM »
Really capture the spirit of Garfield!
Nice to see someone under 50 posting here. Keep the river flowing.

bayrum78

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2010, 10:17:49 AM »
Thanks everyone for the generous feedback and for the support! Coming from a group of such talented blues players it really means a lot.

BTW, is anyone else playing any of the Akers material? I would love to compare notes. I searched high and low on Weenie and YouTube but came up empty handed.

Sincerely,
Nate
« Last Edit: December 21, 2010, 01:42:34 PM by bayrum78 »

Offline Prof Scratchy

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2010, 10:56:54 AM »
Nate - I'd say you've got that one pretty much nailed! Great rhythmic feel and the usual fine singing!

Offline RobBob

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2010, 11:07:18 AM »
Very nice.  That is some mighty fine picking and singing.

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2010, 11:52:06 AM »
It's got life  :)

We (or they) did this last year in Steve James class, well those that could stop laughing.
(That's enough of that. Ed)

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2010, 11:53:42 AM »
Great stuff.  Really hard to carry off I imagine.  Well done on locking that rhythm right down too- I know that I'd have it racing away from me and lose the power of it, within 30 seconds of playing that riff.

The standard of posts on here over the last few months has been fantastic.

Offline Steve Pajik

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2010, 08:32:41 AM »
Excellent job. Solid pickin', great singin'!

bayrum78

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2010, 05:18:34 PM »
Thanks folks!

Offline manuel

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2011, 07:44:13 AM »
 A mad sick version, a pleasure listening to it. keep it up

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2014, 06:25:01 AM »
Cool.

bayrum78

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Re: Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues
« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2014, 07:06:22 AM »
Thx for listening Javier!

 


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