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Roundabout by Yes -- On Piano (Not by Yes...)
#3051681 06/29/20 07:39 PM
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I was just thinking last night it'd be fun to try and cover "Roundabout" by Yes on the piano...

Then I found this today -- looks like I've got some left hand bass homework to do!

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OR if you prefer pipe organ...

...I found this one by the same keyboardist...

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I used to be able to play a substantial portion of the Yes catalog (on bass), but I've just realized that I only remember bits and pieces. It's been a loooong time since I've played anyone else's stuff and it's kinda evaporated.

Crap.

No, I'm not going to start from scratch and learn it all over again on keys.

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That was awesome. I love to listen to projects like this. I wonder how many hours this gentleman put into that? He could probably sell a few transcripts. Nice sounding piano too. Someone should send this to Rick, I bet he would dig it.


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Yes, really well done arrangement, nicely played, impressive. Glad I saw it.


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Massimo is great. He has done a lot of Emerson stuff too.

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Fantastic ! Great time, and arrangement doing all the register shifts. Outstanding playing ! Yeah that LH bass line...wowza !

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His left hand....

Those polyrhythms at 4:40 and 6:50.

His relaxed accuracy.

Crazy. This made my day, for which admittedly the bar might be pretty low right now.

Wow man.


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Wow. This guy is a total badass. How have I never heard of him before? This is very Bollingesque. The middle is fire:



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Very cool! Such an ambitious undertaking. I was on the edge of my seat wondering how he was going to handle the organ solo. Interesting solution to a difficult challenge.

Kudos to Chris Squire for that incredible bass line — so creative, so unique. RIP Chris.

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I followed the trail back and took in his beautifully expressed version of "Eruption" from Tarkus.
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That was amazing! I was wondering how he would cover that tune! He covered it very well!!!


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Very talented !!

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I discovered Massimo Bucci when I was searching for piano renditions of Weather Report's (Zawinul,) A Remark You Made.



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Really nice. I like all his videos. Beautiful!


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WOW... these are terrific.

Thanks for posting, Old No 7!


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