I play around with fruity loops and enjoy making little tunes. Growing up, I was more influenced by Dre type beats, west-coast flavor per-sē. I am no-where near advanced, I don't play around with much effects, just simple melodies .
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I've been a professional musician for over 40 years (I just did the math and am quite shocked by this number).
Finally took a "day-job" a few years ago and haven't performed lately. Mostly practicing jazz/swing standards. Started sequencing in the early nineties till my equipment became painfully obsolete and bands had no use for that. Still played, though.
Did a bunch of session work Eighties & Nineties and wrote a few jingles; sold a few.
Didn't mean to compose a resume. Just wanted to give a little background.
Can't say that I make music, right now, but flatter myself to think that I can still rise to the occasion. Anything that I might compose, I'm sure, would not sound remotely contemporary.
As for effects, I'm careful with their use. Still like to brag that I was ahead of Dave Gilmore in the applications of an Echoplex...burned up a lot of tape and heads, though. Loved the Univox tape echo which allowed a lot of real time manipulation.
As is often the case, the Bourbon would let me go on in a stream-of-conciouness but will stop here.
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