Originally Posted by Steve
A little staccato for my tastes. Sounded more executed than played if you know what I mean. I have the same problem from being classically trained. I have to really focus on making it breath and sound natural. Sometimes precision is the enemy of flow.
I agree that there was something stilted, self-conscious and unnatural about that bass part. I can't quite put my finger on it, but I hear it for sure. Maybe it is as others say, a question of being too staccato and letting the phrasing breathe a little more.