MMW 10 Years Ago – Feb 24-25

MMW @Helen Hosmer Concert Hall, Potsdam, NY 2006-02-24

MMW @Helen Hosmer Concert Hall, Potsdam, NY 2006-02-24

– SHACK THOUGHTS – 10 YEARS AGO
Helen Hosmer Concert Hall, Potsdam, NY
Friday, February 24, 2006

An evening of acoustic MMW is tasteful and gut wrenching — the sounds elicited from John in the acoustic setting are just as baffling, if not more so, than his electric side. That’s basically what “acoustic” MMW means: John on piano, and perhaps various other toys at times too. Chris’ acoustic bass takes up most of his time at these “acoustic” gigs, but he’ll still play his electric Höfner for some tunes — which has a beautiful tone, but I find it puzzling that he/they include this bass in their “acoustic” shows. Is it the hollow body that helps “qualify” it as acoustic? And sure, everything is mic’d, and so “electric” in some fashion, but … regardless, the Höfner tone fits perfectly. illyB is, as always, strictly acoustic.

This gig has plenty to make it shine, from the delicious opening Improvisation that leads us into the beautiful Mami Gato, all the way … [READ MORE]

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– SHACK THOUGHTS – 10 YEARS AGO
White Cap Lodge – Sunday River, Bethel, ME
Saturday, February 25, 2006

As I sat to write something for this gig I stumbled upon my old friend Todd’s post (aka newplanet7), so I thought I’d just share the words he posted last time he shared this show a few years ago because if this doesn’t sell you on this gig, not sure what will. Hopefully Todd doesn’t mind me sharing his post … [READ MORE]

enjoy the grooves,
dug

– 10 YEARS AGO – Shows from February 2006 –
– Available for Download and/or Streaming –
2006-02-24.schoeps-ccm41.32548.flac
[TSP2006#7]

Helen Hosmer Concert Hall, Potsdam, NY
Friday, February 24, 2006

Acoustic Show
Read MMW txt file
Download MMW gig
Stream MMW gig
2006-02-25.schoeps-mk21.32549
[TSP2006-#8]

White Cap Lodge – Sunday River, Bethel, ME
Saturday, February 25, 2006
Read MMW txt file
Download MMW gig
Stream MMW gig

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