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Postby LMark » Fri May 13, 2011 7:55 pm

I don't think I've ever heard anybody play this one except Chet:
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Re: Sophisticated

Postby Roger Pratt » Fri May 13, 2011 9:15 pm

Ron does a great job on this tune!!
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Re: Sophisticated

Postby LarryK » Fri May 13, 2011 10:18 pm


I just received a copy of Howard Heitmeyer's arrangement of "Sophisticated Lady" this morning. It will probably be in next week's tab distribution. It will be interesting to see how Howard approached this song. It has always been one of my favorites.

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Re: Sophisticated

Postby rhirvine » Sat May 14, 2011 3:06 pm

I really enjoyed that. Good work! I've said things like this before but Chet's arrangements of standards like Sophisticated Lady must have knocked everyone's socks off! So beautiful so elegant a true listening pleasure.

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Re: Sophisticated

Postby GaryL » Sat May 14, 2011 5:05 pm

Thanks for posting Ron's video. I really enjoyed it and just spent an hour looking enjoying his other videos. Lots of talent on our Chetboard.
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Re: Sophisticated

Postby videovejjie » Wed May 18, 2011 5:54 pm

Gentlemen, thanks for the kind words. Its difficult to emulate Chet's sound and his ability, and I have been trying for 50 years or so. Still haven't got it, and never will, but it is certainly fun to try. Having YouTube available to use is really great. Again, thanks for your comments. I hope to see you folks at the CAAS convention. I'll probably be hosting the open mic in the mornings, so get your guitars and stop by and play a few licks.
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Re: Sophisticated

Postby NSM » Thu May 19, 2011 11:55 am

Ron - you have a really good 'touch' - your tone is always excellent, and it's not just because you have a good guitar, it's in the fingers.
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