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Richard Patterson

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by JAUQO III-X, Apr 27, 2006.


  1. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
  2. Stifflip

    Stifflip

    Jan 20, 2006
    Resurrecting an old thread for great justice:


    Richard Patterson is one of my all-time favourites!
     
  3. chicago_mike

    chicago_mike

    Oct 9, 2007
    Chicago - LA - Rome
    Endorsing Artist : Genz Benz
    I wonder whats in the water in Chicago.....:)

    Richard Patterson

    Larry Grey

    Darryl Jones

    Bill Dickens

    Richard Davis

    Felton Crews

    Ethan Farmer

    Sharay Reed (sp???)

    Jaquo III-X

    "Man"

    me...:spit:
     
  4. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Daytona beach, Fl
    I received one of my most inspiring compliments from Mr. Patterson.
    I was playing a lounge gig at Foxwoods casino. Richard was at the casino playing with Boz Scaggs.
    Anyway, I saw this gentlemen in the bar Checking out the band and particularly my Bass playing.
    When we took a break he came over and introduced himself and was so complimentary of my playing I was embarrassed . I mean here's a guy who played with Miles propping me like I'm the baddest cat on the planet.
    To make a long story a little longer, He was a really nice man and I would have liked to chatted with him some more, But My family was visiting and I wanted to hang with them for a few before we had to start again.
     
  5. willgroove2

    willgroove2

    Aug 16, 2003
    chicago IL
    Endorsing Artist;Essential sound products,Dunlop, Ergo Instruments
    AND Ron Hall

    Mike Manson

    Larry Kimple

    JJ Smith

    Lamare Jones

    Dave Hilterbrand

    Chuck Webb

    Steve Huff

    Maurice Fitzgerald

    Bob Lizick

    Fred Cash jr

    Lonny plaxico

    Kenny Davis

    Chuck a luck

    and thats just off the top of my head, I could come up with many more from all genre of music
     
  6. chicago_mike

    chicago_mike

    Oct 9, 2007
    Chicago - LA - Rome
    Endorsing Artist : Genz Benz
    We prolly know eachother.:eek:

    Chuck a luck is one bad dude!

    Larry Williams

    Mike Sterling

    Nick Charles

    Theres almost too many of us!
     
  7. willgroove2

    willgroove2

    Aug 16, 2003
    chicago IL
    Endorsing Artist;Essential sound products,Dunlop, Ergo Instruments
    Smokin Joe Thomas
    Orlando Wright
    Ricky Showalter
    Wally Hustin
    Frank Russell
    And the thing is all the guys that I have named have national and international credits, both touring and recording. And there is a entire scene of young gospel and R&B/Neo soul players who are killing as well as some more jazz orientated guy's who are really playing some great stuff. The funny thing about Chicago is that for me even after 20+ yrs on the set I still meet new people or guys I have never met but heard of every year( mike, I'm sure that we have met at some time or another,we know many of the same people)
     
  8. chicago_mike

    chicago_mike

    Oct 9, 2007
    Chicago - LA - Rome
    Endorsing Artist : Genz Benz
    Hey were you at the lakland bass bash thing with Jaquo and Bill CLements, or the bass bash on Lincoln ave?
     
  9. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    That is one smokin' groove! I'm a Gene Lake fan as well, he can also play some funky bass!
     
  10. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

    Man is he playing on top of the beat in that clip. I didn't dig that AT ALL. I thought he sucked the groove out of that great tune, which had a VERY behind the beat Marcus Miller on the original recording (I think it was Marcus.. it's been a long time since I heard that disc). Great chops obviously, but it just made me tense listening to it.

    Those Sanborn tunes need some 'space between the notes' to breath a bit IMO. Not much space in that clip!
     
  11. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    LOL, Ken when I saw your name responding to the thread I just knew you weren't going to dig the push of that groove.;)
     
  12. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

    :D He sure is an amazing player though. Just didn't like that particulary approach to that particular tune. It kind of reminds me of Tommy Kennedy playing 'The Chicken'. Amazing, but.... :D

    This falls under my rule of only criticizing and critiquing players WAY better than me, as a listener more than a peer. I'm sure Tommy and Richard are not going to lose any sleep over what I think of their grooves. I've had Tommy Kennedy in the audience at quite a few of my gigs over the years, and thank god, he was nice enough to not say anything:p:D:eek:
     
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  13. Here's a less frantic version with Marcus Miller and Omar Hakim. Looks like Dean Brown is playing the same guitar in both clips.

     
  14. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

    Ah, that's better:D
     
  15. BassSlave

    BassSlave

    Mar 2, 2006
    Chicago via Park Forest IL
    Endorsing artist: Sadowsky Basses & Dean Markley Strings
    Larry Kimpel
    Angus Thomas
    Jimmy Allen
    Kevin Tyler
     
  16. JohnDavisNYC

    JohnDavisNYC

    Jan 11, 2008
    Brooklyn, NY
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar, D'Addario
    great player.

    i bet sanborn said something stupid like "have you guys checked out this 'drum and bass' music? it's like fast funk!" and the band did their best to make the most out of an aesthetic mistake. gene can play some dnb stuff, but that whole vibe reeked of 'mistake'...

    sorry to rain on the parade for a second there... patterson's tone is pretty rediculous, though, at least for the fingerstyle stuff.

    chicago does indeed have some KILLING players.

    john
     
  17. Ok, I don't feel so bad about my thoughts now that Ken spoke up before me. :D I think the tune is just played too fast...but man does this bring back memories to ~ 1991 or so when this album came out. So many great tunes with an overall hipness to the whole album, and kind of an end-of-era vibe with Marcus & Sanborn.

    Richard Patterson is drunk-good. What a player. I love his playing! He needs to renew that domain name, though. :)
     
  18. willgroove2

    willgroove2

    Aug 16, 2003
    chicago IL
    Endorsing Artist;Essential sound products,Dunlop, Ergo Instruments
    From what Richard has told me Sanborn likes certain grooves pushed live especially the more vamp orientated stuff. I asked him about that fact after seeing him with Sanborn live in about '98 (he's been with him a long time) That solo took me back to where I first saw him play,a little basement club called the Bulls which was like the mecca for jazz-funk in Chicago. Allmost everybody on the list of players played there including myself. As for the groove,to each his own but for me it is a example of what I call the "Chicago pocket" grooving, very active with a little edge.
     
  19. willgroove2

    willgroove2

    Aug 16, 2003
    chicago IL
    Endorsing Artist;Essential sound products,Dunlop, Ergo Instruments
    Angus! man I couldn't remember his name,thanks mike
     
  20. Tangent...sorry...but this reminded me of the first time I heard Richard Patterson. Summer of 1991, on Miles Davis' last tour. Ricky Wellman on drums. Some cat named Kenny Garrett on saxophones. We're talking holy-balls ridiculous!
     

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