Are Jack and Nikki always being Broken In two? unclassified tempo map and link to Joe Jackson song

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In the early 1980s, around the time that Jack Abbott was acquainted with, maybe even married to, Nikki Newman, this song by Joe Jackson was popular. I preferred playing it for 40-60 people and then eating later to sitting down and eating.

In the circular melodic expression of Joe Jackson, I sometimes get the sound of the Jackson recording in my head, as it was the most fun to play on the piano and​ it is very slick by taking an already established​ pop​ song – and immediately after admitting he was borrowing the first​ three notes including the kinda wild high​ interval (“don’t you feel like​ *try*ing something new?”)but improves it, then gets off a riff that sounds easy-hard. Meaning, if you can play piano and you know the trick to the riff. The syncopation is wrong in the sheet music, which means it’s right and you​ just don’t know which pedal piont he’s riffing on​ or what. I usually get the riff wrong – I’ve faked it to 95% so many times I’ve never committed​ to it.

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Plus​, as a musician,​ you almost do not want to, because Jackson played it so well the best​ one can do is imitate him exactly, which for an elegant yet simple riff just isn’t that fun.

That is what is all about. Finding a riff at that moment – where there’s talking in the air there’s usually a tonic note the better live players will intuitively hear and pay off of. Some​ of the most practiced players get​ self-conscious in front of an audience and play worse.

My playing is all accompaniment based​ so I think I understand how these two hang out at Crimson Lights and Top Of The Tower. They are unusually​ familiar with the other and one friend that is *least* likely to betray you-friends​ just get lost in their own world.’

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‘Elephant’ – #yr-s46e41-

The episode of the Young and the Restless on Tuesday, 10.3018 featured Gina Tognoni as Phyllis Summers showing off a return to her classic coif and rallying Jabot with business chops that were strong, persuasive and graceful.

Peter Bergman as Jack Abbott, Jr delivered the line of the show, one that too many seem to be worried about in real life

“These are the days that will define us”

Gina Tognoni’s quote within a long pitch offering her services as Chief Executive Officer of Jabot®️. Has Phyllis ever been a major CEO? As ex-husband Jack points out: No. However, with Ashley leaving such chaos at the company, Traci suggested that even though Phyllis had never held such a position, maybe it was time for a shake up.

Phyllis’s enthusiastic call to work –

“Put aside your fears and doubts and stop settling for the status quo!”

Enjoy the episode!

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The Young and the Restless family company business episode summary

“Yolanda, You Learn” | Pat Metheny Group | declassified tempo map

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some recent commentary on this creativity

Doctor Garbonzo


Metheny & Mays, Greatest duo since Miles Davis & John Coletrane …. Miss & feelin those days of Pedro Aznar, Paul Wertico

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Whenever I play this in the morning while making coffee, there’s no question: It’s going to be a very productive day.