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Anybody Seen the Billy Cobham "Live" Glass Menagerie DVD?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by gfab333, Apr 20, 2003.


  1. gfab333

    gfab333

    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    I've been out and about buying bass oriented DVDs and came across this one. I noticed that it's got Tim Landers on bass.

    Has anyone seen this DVD?

    How's the sound quality and the bassplaying?
     
  2. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hawaii
    I ordered the Billy Cobham DVD last week, it should be here anytime......I'll let you know the quality when I check it out. I saw that band with Tim Landers.......great player! He's the reason I ordered it:bassist: I think Tim plays with John Tesh now.......
     
  3. gfab333

    gfab333

    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    I used to own a Peavey Tim Landers 5 string bass back in the early '90s. The bass was kind of nice, except the string spacing was narrow and the on-board electronics weren't that great.

    I look forward to your review.
     
  4. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hawaii
    I've only had a chance to watch it once so far, it's a great band with a very young Mike Stern tearing it up on guitar! It was recorded back in '81 and Tim Landers does some very nice playing on it, including a cool solo. He's playing a PJ Fender, so his slapping doesn't have the high end bite we are used to now.....but I think the tone is very cool in a retro P-bass way. I think it was a good buy, but I'm a old guy and saw that band and it brings back memories;)
     
  5. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    ...I actually saw this at Best Buy the other day.
     
  6. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Thanks for the heads up.

    I always though Billy Cobham ruled the drum world.
    He never played with anyone too shabby either,
    look forward to checking this out.
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    The only DVD's I have of Mahavishnu Orchestra are
    the ones in my head ...

    Brown Univ. Meehan Rink
    Providence Performing Arts Center
    CARNEGIE HALL
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    They are not going away ..... ever.

    O-man
     
  7. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Are they for sale? Cause I want one REAL bad! :)

    brad cook
     
  8. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Ha Ha !!

    I'd love to be able to plug into the back of my head and download it, [ we're only about 25 years away from that, aren't we ... ;) ], but knowing what's inside that brain, you wouldn't want it ...

    I have to say the Carnegie Hall performance totally blew me away. The sound was unbelievably good,
    Cobham was a wizard, he had just gone to the double kick set he used on 'Birds of Fire'.
    That band totally astonished me. My view of music
    was totally altered by seeing them perform.
    Rant rant slobber slobber, DROOL .....

    No PA system was used. You could hear a pin drop in the place, all small amps. Huge sound.
    I always loved the double neck Gibson Johnny Mac
    had, too bad he broke it.

    Rick Laird was awesome.
    Jan Hammer and Jerry Goodman, what a lineup.

    I digress, but that really touches a nerve ...


    :cool:
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    6.0221367 x 10 23
    The number of particles in a 'Mole'
     
  9. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hawaii
    LOL....I remember in the early 70's when Mahavishnu would open for un-suspecting rock bands.......imagine following those guys....be afraid, be very afraid:D
     
  10. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Right on.

    I saw one double bill - get this

    MO and Mott the Hoople. Think 'All the young Dudes'

    I thing MTH was in total shock.
    The only weirder match I ever saw was
    Chuck Berry and FZ and the Mothers
    strange, very strange
    T
     
  11. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    That is indeed strange but I get it.

    brad cook
     
  12. Mott the Hoople really was an great band, to many people never looked past their one or two "Hits"
    Still I would have pooped if I had to go on after M.O.
     
  13. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hawaii
    I dug Mott The Hoople.......I saw them a few times when Mick Ralphs was still the guitar player. Their first album cover with the alligators was a great " acid" cover....LOL:D