Technique vs. Composition

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Davidoc, Feb 9, 2002.

  1. A musician who writes well, but has poor technique and playing

    7 vote(s)
  2. A musician who has no writing skill, but can play very well (eg in cover bands)

    1 vote(s)
  3. Yeah,right. Like these things are mutually exclusive...:rolleyes:

    3 vote(s)
  1. Who makes it farther?
  2. basslax


    Apr 20, 2000
    Washington, DC
    you saying jaco has poor technique now?? man youre just digging a hole....
  3. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    I think that someone who can really write good music,but has poor technique is better,because they can always improve on technique!
  4. Yes but if you develop good technique then you can explore further into your bass, find new things and ultimately write better music. Such a question is silly IMO. it can't be Either/or.

    DAMN YOU! look what you've started! lol


  5. Composition is art. Technique is just mechanics.

    I respect both, but creation is the greater half.
  6. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    this is extra super subjective. I personally enjoy a mixure of exceptional technique and compostion the best, though there are plenty of exceptions.