Author Topic: Jimmy "Flim" Johnson  (Read 43422 times)

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« Reply #1320 on: February 13, 2019, 06:07:55 AM »
Congratulations!
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« Reply #1321 on: February 13, 2019, 07:31:08 AM »
Jimmy,
It was great to see you Monday in BR; thanks for finding the time to visit with me and the girls.
 I loved the subtle differences in this version of the band, and especially loved Chad's approach to the catalog. From Bonnie's first note to James' last, just a stellar show... almost too much talent in one room for mere mortals to handle ;D
All the best,
Ed Vigueira



 

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« Reply #1322 on: February 13, 2019, 08:25:36 AM »

Thanks everybody for the congrats.  Once again I was in the right place at the right time.  I've had some very good luck in my career!

Ed V, thanks for making the scene again, glad you and the gals enjoyed it.  Bonnie and her band are such a groove!  And I agree that Chad's doing a great job, he's a pro and knows how to support the music.  As you could see we're all still having fun playing it.

Take it easy now,
Jimmy J

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« Reply #1323 on: February 20, 2019, 05:50:55 AM »
Hey Jimmy,
I was just listening to Dewa Budjana album "Surya Namaska"... man there is some killing playing on it, real fusion album!
alembics.... ahhhh

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« Reply #1324 on: February 20, 2019, 09:01:37 AM »
Hey Goran,

Thanks, yeah, lots of musical craziness on that rather obscure album.  Amazing playing by Vinnie!  Plus Landau on one track and even Husband playing a synth solo on another.  Dewa plays guitar in a famous pop band in Indonesia but his "hobby" is clearly jazz and fusion.  He's a nice soft-spoken fella so this must be his alter ego.  Ha!

Jimmy J

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« Reply #1325 on: February 20, 2019, 03:06:12 PM »
After seeing this I listened to some of Dewa Budjana's Surya Namaska. It is good stuff. I also found some live footage of Dewa in Indonesia on Youtube and noticed the young guy on bass played an Alembic Epic six string.

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« Reply #1326 on: March 01, 2019, 12:25:37 PM »
Jimmy,
I just heard the sad news that Paul Williams from I.O.U. passed away today at 78. Oddly enough, I've had the "new" I.O.U. Live In Tokyo on repeat for the last few weeks, enjoying the live versions of all that classic AH material. I'm not much of a drinker, but I'll raise a glass in his honor tonight while listening.
Best,
Ed V

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« Reply #1327 on: March 01, 2019, 02:09:55 PM »
Thanks for letting me know Ed, I'm sorry to hear we've lost Paul.  If you ever try to sing one of Allan's melodies you'll see how difficult it can be to get the intervals right, not to mention finding the starting note.  Paul made all that seam easy.

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« Reply #1328 on: March 13, 2019, 05:04:44 PM »
I just ordered Surya Namaska on CD thanks to this post ! Anything with Jimmy and Vinnie is GOING to be GREAT !! Thanks Alembic Club !!
- Mike
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« Reply #1329 on: March 14, 2019, 04:29:55 AM »
Yea Mike, you'll love it...
alembics.... ahhhh

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« Reply #1330 on: March 15, 2019, 11:36:55 AM »
 8) 8) 8) Thanks Goran and thanks Jimmy Johnson !! ( and Vinnie C. !! )
I can't wait ! It's already been shipped. Arrival is next week or so. ;) :D ;D
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« Reply #1331 on: April 03, 2019, 06:42:32 AM »
Attached is proof that Tal Wilkenfeld is a fan of the Gaddashians...

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« Reply #1332 on: April 03, 2019, 10:00:38 AM »
Wow Ed, that's some inside humor there. 
Thanks for that.
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« Reply #1333 on: April 10, 2019, 10:52:01 PM »
I LOVED Allan Holdsworth and I.O.U. so much. Paul was amazing. Also, as far as Jimmy goes, one of my all time favorite JJ moments is his solo on PUD WUD from my all time favorite acid tripping (back in the 90's , not anymore !) album SAND.
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Re: Jimmy
« Reply #1334 on: April 11, 2019, 12:22:03 AM »
Hey Michael,

Thanks for the kind words.  I'm glad to hear you're such a fan of Allan's music.  Me too!!  I thought his playing and compositions were mind-blowing.  (Even without any chemical enhancement.  Ha!)  Not everybody's cup of tea but it certainly rang my bell.

As I've said many times, I can't believe my luck to have been able to play with Holdsworth, Paul Williams, Husband, Wackerman, Hunt, Tony Williams, etc...  What a ride!!

Jimmy J