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Anyone heard Matt Garrison's solo CD?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Oysterman, Sep 26, 2002.

  1. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Seeing as I never heard the guy play but am really interested in doing so, I thought that it could be a good idea listening to his solo release to see what he's all about. But before I order a copy, I'd like to know whether I'm throwing away my money for nothing... so, has anyone listened to it yet?
  2. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    I was interested after reading about it in Bass Player, but you can't buy it in the shops - no distribution, only by mail order.
  3. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    ...which is why I ask this, seeing as mail order makes already expensive CD's even more expensive!
  4. LM Bass

    LM Bass

    Jul 19, 2002
    Vancouver, BC
    Yes Buy it!
    He's a great player, lots of neat stuff in there. He manages to use complicated harmony and make it sound hummable. His chops are great too. I like the variety of things on there -there's a sort of flamenco thing he does on one duet that is really remarkable.
  5. xush


    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    I found it to be a pretty eclectic mix of musical styles; it's a strong piece of work.
    Great playing throughout. I liked it, even if it doesn't adhere to a specific style or theme.
  6. jerry

    jerry Too old for a hiptrip Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I love it! It's not just a bass album........good songwriting too:cool:
  7. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    That's enough for me. I'm getting it! :cool:
  8. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I bought it after I heard a track on the Bassics magazine cd (the best idea ever, BTW).

    It's really a great album. It has amazing playing, but the songs are definitely the focus. Does some interesting stuff. I look forward to hearing where he goes in the future, musically.

    I predict he will be a major force in the next few years. Hell, he has Jimmy Garrison's genes....:)

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