HARPO PROMO!

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Re: HARPO PROMO!

Post by horacejesse » Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:51 pm

I am happy for you Mazz. You have never been anything but nice and helpful to old Horace. But this only happened because you write interesting music. I knew you would do just fine for a long time now, but your gameshow piece was a real clincher. And you didn't even know I had listened to it.

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Post by mazz » Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:57 pm

Quote:t it was buried behind all of O's talkin'.ibanez468That's the way it is, man. I played in clubs for so long that it doesn't even bother me. In fact, I practice with a recording of people talking and glasses clinking just so I can concentrate!
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Post by crs7string » Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:17 pm

Not to get off topic, but I have done the same thing for years Mazz. I practice my solo guitar repertoire watching TV. If I can still remember the tune I'm playing with the distraction , I know the tune really well.I had a funny experience a couple of years ago while playing an upscale reataurant in town. Chuck Ainley (engineer for Mark Knopfler, a bunch of country artists AND the EZ Drummer Nashville expander) came in with his wife and another woman. They sat about four feet away from me gabbing away, all smoking cigarettes (every restaurant is now smoke free).At one point he turned to me and asked me if they were distracting me. I said no, I practice with the TV on to get used to distractions. I went on to say that I have a special TV that every few minutes blows cigarette smoke in my face. Fortunately, I think they knew I was joking and laughed along with the joke. Chuck
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Post by mazz » Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:26 pm

Quote:Not to get off topic, but I have done the same thing for years Mazz. I practice my solo guitar repertoire watching TV. If I can still remember the tune I'm playing with the distraction , I know the tune really well.I had a funny experience a couple of years ago while playing an upscale reataurant in town. Chuck Ainley (engineer for Mark Knopfler, a bunch of country artists AND the EZ Drummer Nashville expander) came in with his wife and another woman. They sat about four feet away from me gabbing away, all smoking cigarettes (every restaurant is now smoke free).At one point he turned to me and asked me if they were distracting me. I said no, I practice with the TV on to get used to distractions. I went on to say that I have a special TV that every few minutes blows cigarette smoke in my face. Fortunately, I think they knew I was joking and laughed along with the joke. ChuckThat's a great story Chuck! I'm glad most places are going smoke free now. California's been that way about 10 years now. I've been smoke free since 1984!! Best thing I ever did! Actually I was kidding about the practicing thing but now that you mention it, it sounds like a good idea!! Cheers,Mazz
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Re: HARPO PROMO!

Post by vicky » Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:45 pm

Mazz and Chuck...Quote: Actually I was kidding about the practicing thing but now that you mention it, it sounds like a good idea!! I put myself through college watching TV.....and most recently I watched the entire fifth season on 'Angel' while building one of my electronica pieces...that's way too many hours on one piece..... take care,Vicky

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Post by dmitchell » Sat Jan 19, 2008 1:15 pm

you lucky , fricken , hard working, talented, son of a ...congrats Mazz...

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Re: HARPO PROMO!

Post by twilsbach » Sat Jan 19, 2008 2:26 pm

caught the promo late last night. Nice work!

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Post by billg » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:23 pm

I caught it too , way to go Mazz!

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Post by mazz » Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:02 pm

This link is probably only good until Monday, it's the home page with the promo video on it in case anyone wants to see it.http://www2.oprah.com/index.jhtmlCheers,Mazz
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Re: HARPO PROMO!

Post by sgs4u » Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:05 pm

That fanfare in the background is yours. NICE!!! That's a EXTREMELY hi-profile placement. You ROCK LOUD, in the most self-contained writer/producer kind of way... hmm..... Do you know yet, how much money that piece will generate from this one week of promos and then the show itself? Do you wanna tell us what it'll be worth? I guess you are now gonna become part of that survey that says writer/producers are one of the fastest growing income earners. We'll all keep your secret, promise. (and grimace with envy while we put on brave congratulatory faces. wait, mebbe that's just me... ) Congratulations again, man!

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