CONCERT: Martin Barre and band in MusikTheater Rex MB Link The Locomotive snorts as ever... November 21st, 2014 Martin Barre and band in MuskTheater Rex - for 44 years played the gifted guitarist of Jethro Tull. BENSHEIM. Saving the Best for Last "Locomotive Breath". The guitar motif of known hits of Jethro Tullis part of the 1001 reefs that many - should have heard before now - live and played by master craftsmen. The opportunity to check off this "Must Hear" on his personal list, they were now in MusikTheater Rex: Martin Barre guested with his band in Bensheim.
Gifted Guitarist The talented guitarist was 44 years at Jethro Tull, that knows how it's done. As with every Jethro Tull live show was "Locomotive Breath" also in Barre and Co. of bouncers. Although he must have often performs the song about an eternal loser ("General Time Loser") throughout his career until you drop, turned Barre - a polite English gentleman at the age of 68 years with no airs and graces - the finale again fully on. Gigantic. "Locomotive Breath" was the final act of a remarkable varied concert.
Martin Barre tilled with Dan Crisp (vocals, guitar), Alan Thomson (bass) and George Lindsay (drums) various music genres: progressive rock, heavy metal, blues, folk - in some songs, the styles mixed into an interesting listening experience. The setlist followed essentially Barre's new album "Order Of Play", found on many Tull classics with a new look again:
Heavy Metal without Flute "Fat Man" in the heavy metal version, "The Minstrel In The Gallery", that works without the flute of Tull frontman Ian Anderson, the almost ancient "Song For Jeffrey", published in 1968, second single from Jethro Tull or an instrumental excerpt from "Thick As a Brick". Was covered also a little bit, about the Beatles ("All The Lonely People"). In "Hymn 43" featured Barre, Thomson and Crisp e-tools in the corner and plucked the strings of the lute. The Old English Folk moment of the occurrence. The Rex was enchanted from the start.
With one exception: Roland from Mannheim, a Jethro Tull fan almost the very beginning, there was initially little tingly. The rock-blues intro with "Watch Your Step" and "Steal Your Heart Away" him was insufficient Tull-style. "The likes mer net, the net I do more with long," he groused in slang the city square and said goodbye to the outside in a cigarette break. Just in time for the start of the old Tull stuff, the connoisseurs and proud owner of the Cult album Aqualung returned (1971) back. "Now kumme se", recognized Roland and himself came also in full swing. A bit of air guitar, a bit of headbanging without the red cap from the head fell - cool moves definitely.
That Martin Barre a guitar genius in general and the intermediate solos, which were often acknowledged with applause, is special, he showed every minute of the gigs. Or as Roland put it, "De Martin is good." The other three band members were also really good. Bassist Thomson brought his occasional solo runs the whole hall to vibrate. Designate Lindsay game on drums with dynamic, is almost an understatement; the drummer was the space-filling rhythmic panting of the locomotive during the evening.
The most difficult job had Dan Crisp, who had to endure the vocal comparison with Ian Anderson. Its mission sparked Crisp convincing - vocally and mimicry. Apparently Crisp has plenty of Ian Anderson clips inveigled, it pointed out in any event, certain similarities in facial expressions. Roland's comment to Crisps idea we save at this point. It was a fantastic event at the Rex, an encounter with a guitar legend in rock history. Sure, the Aqualung-LP is now retrieved from the cellar: The locomotive sounds always easy but good.
Long standing Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre talks about life in Tull and his new band (September 2014)Martin Barre is a featured artist at Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and has also been the subject of interviews and provided music for the 'In Session' series
futureshock: "Macropod". That sounds like the ultimate. "Hello, my name is J.P.Carruthers, Macropod, Intended At Large. My podcast is in Wales. I play the glass harmonica in 7 languages and edit outgoing Sumerian braille. Please leave a message."
Jan 29, 2019 4:27:34 GMT
maddogfagin: Macropod sounds like an overlarge ipod, as opposed to a minipod used by small furry animals.
Jan 29, 2019 7:53:50 GMT
steelmonkey: I am seeing the great Richard Thompson tonight at a stand up venue, the Venerable Fillmore in SF. The gig should be fun... I should be strong.
Feb 1, 2019 18:00:29 GMT
nonrabbit: I'll be thinking of you.....Beeswing!! Hope he sings it twice. Enjoy BerniE
Feb 1, 2019 18:40:33 GMT
futureshock: Ages ago, I saw Mr. Thompson at the Vancouver Folk Fest, but I worked fence security and was far away, couldn't hear much. Just being there was amazing though, near the musicians all weekend, saw amazing things. Live music is BEST!
Feb 2, 2019 21:08:59 GMT
steelmonkey: 'Tragic busy at work but celebrating 44th anniversary of best Tull show ever: Feb. 5, 1975 in El Paso,Texas, one of two gigs inserted in between the famous, 5 night run in LA. Listened to War Child and think 'Two Fingers is better than 'Lick Fingers'.
Feb 5, 2019 20:34:31 GMT
maddogfagin: War Child is a great album, criminally underrated in the music press but loved by the vast majority of fans.
Feb 15, 2019 7:58:43 GMT
ash: I really like War Child. Skating Away plays every time I boot my PC
Feb 17, 2019 14:16:49 GMT
maddogfagin: Look how we balance the world on the tips of our noses, like Sealions with a ball at the carnival.
Feb 20, 2019 16:15:42 GMT
botanicman: Clever Cecil....
Feb 24, 2019 3:40:56 GMT
maddogfagin: The same performance, in the same old way; it's the same old story to this Passion Play.
Feb 24, 2019 7:49:12 GMT
ash: Christmas!! Ripon Cathedral and Wells Cathedral
Feb 24, 2019 10:20:41 GMT
JTull 007: Well done Ash !!! Friday 13 December 2019 Jethro Tull Wells Cathedral, Wells, UK
Feb 24, 2019 14:41:53 GMT