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What style would you call this?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Grant Stinnett, Mar 27, 2013.


  1. Grant Stinnett

    Grant Stinnett

    Jun 29, 2004
    NH
    People constantly ask me what kind of music I play. I never know how to answer. What would you call it? http://youtu.be/sA4FZ2_6XTc
     
  2. gr8bassplayer

    gr8bassplayer

    Feb 12, 2013
    Nebraska
    That... That is amazing. Love the performance, but I have no idea what style to call it.
     
  3. LongHairFreak

    LongHairFreak Insert cool nickname? Nobody's given me one yet. Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2006
    Twin Cities - MN
    Well, I'd never be accepted as a columnist for Rolling Stone magazine, but IMO, in the '90s that would've been classified as New Age.

    Way cool stuff by the way.
     
  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Gregorian Smooth Jazz.
     
  5. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    Very beautiful and very reminiscent of what Michael Manring and Jonas Hellborg did in the 90s.

    It can be called anything you want.
    New age if you want to appeal to hipsters.
    Post jazz if you want to be signed by ECM.
    Electric trad if you want to get an article in National Geographic.
     
  6. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    Actually, it's music. Let people name it what they want.
    And bump.
     
  7. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect

    Feb 21, 2013
    Denver
    The most important thing is that it is great, so don't let this brief attempt put any sort of a damper on that.

    Expansive stringscape call-and-response tunes

    Ha, I dont know, its awesome though, keep on doing you man. Very talented.
     
  8. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    It's "cinematic soundscape thunk". That's the official name of that kind of music. ;)
     
  9. Mystic Michael

    Mystic Michael Hip No Ties

    Apr 1, 2004
    New York, NY
    I concur. :cool:

    Not to mention Patrick O'Hearn. :meh:

    It's great stuff, Grant. You have a very distinctive and accomplished voice on the instrument.

    It's so refreshing to discover an excellent musician...who actually follows his muse. I hope you keep pursuing it and developing it... :bassist:

    MM
     
  10. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Patrick O'Hearn actually came to mind for me as well. Him mixed with a little bit of William Orbit and... Enigma.
     
  11. ElectroVibe

    ElectroVibe

    Mar 2, 2013
    Ambient/ New Age/ Minimalist
     
  12. Bass'd In Colorado

    Bass'd In Colorado Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2013
    Denver, Colorado
    Call it awesome!
     
  13. Boom762

    Boom762 I AM the one who Booms! Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2013
    Lubbock, TX
    I think they call it soundscape. One of the guys from the show "The Office: Joel played this genre
     
  14. 48thStreetCustom

    48thStreetCustom

    Nov 30, 2005
    Colorado
    Windham Hill
     

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