Charles Altura - Recent Addition to the L.A. Jazz/Fusion Roster

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  1. Baminated

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    Pretty cool to see him covering some Planet X w/ Virgil !
     
  2. papablue

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    Love it!! Need a gear rundown...
     
  3. Neer

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    Not a very animated cat, is he? :) He is very, very good.

     
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    papa, looks like on the yt clip above that he was using a boogie combo - possibly a mark series
     
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    Cool, thanks... 339 or 5, ya think?
     
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    Nvrmnd... gotta be a 5
     
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    Yes he is! I love his stuff. He can also smoke on more straight ahead material.

    For the record, I prefer his lyricism and modern vocabulary to Bryan B. Since the You Tube is of Actual Proof. Much much more lyrical. Both cats are tremendous though and have their niches.

     
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    Great player, I've seen him a bunch of times with Donati, boring as heck to watch though and listen (for me) but still a great technical player.
     
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    While I agree he may be boring, I would not lump him in as a purely technical player. Listen to this straight ahead stuff. Lots of rests and space and brilliant phrasing. Much more in the Sco tradition here.



     

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