Results 1 – 12 of 12 Robert Fripp: From King Crimson to Guitar Craft by Eric Tamm and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. ROBERT FRIPP FROM CRIMSON KING TO CRAFTY MASTER by Eric TammCopyright by Eric Alexander Tamm TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgmen. Robert Fripp: From King Crimson to Guitar Craft Note: Link: HTML and zipped Word files with commentary at Stable link here.

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He takes us through the twists and turns of Fripp s thinking, particularly after eeic disbanded King Crimson for the first time in and spent ten months attending the Fifth Course at the Sherborne Centre of the International Society for Continuous Education, founded by J.

The book reflects this, suffering mainly from a tendency to idolise Fripp. The Vertical Colour of Sound”.

Robert Fripp: From King Crimson to Guitar Craft

Return to Book Page. In this book, he does three things — no, make that four: Eric Tamm is Robert Fripp has been an influential presence in contemporary music since he founded King Crimson in That makes it even better.

Review originally written for Aotearapa. Otherwise they d be writers or public speakers, wouldn t they?

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The Eic of Gentlemen band The Roches album. Whether playing horribly fast series of plucked notes on the electric guitar or turning it’s output into long, stretched out tones using his tape-manipulating Frippertronics system, there’s a lot of worthwhile music there. Released from the constraints of a musicology degree, in this volume he feels better able to add the personal touch, avoid some of the more tediously academic dissection, and stop apologising for the validity of “low culture” music as a topic for discussion.


Jordan Peacock rated it it was amazing Mar 28, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I am fascinated by, and love Robert Fripp’s music.

Robert Fripp: From King Crimson To Guitar Craft by Eric Tamm

Highlights from his eobert career include his two classic albums of looped and manipulated guitar hamm recorded with Brian Eno, the intricate contrapuntal rhythms of the second King Crimson band especially on the album Disciplineand some of his solo work from the late seventies and early eighties, such as Exposure and God Save the King. Oscar Fuentes rated it really liked it Nov 26, Me and a book is a party, he says, me and a book and a cup of coffee is an orgy.

I was very excited to hear about this book, but I found it very difficult to read. What I ve heard from Guitar Craft graduates sounds technically impressive but empty to vripp but then, I ve never liked Bach, either. Basically a rock guitarist, he’s taken the influences of minimalism, jazz and ethnic musics, and used them to create a highly individual, highly complex range of his own music.

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He gives a partial biography of Fripp who is disinclined to spill out personal details. To ask other ericc questions about Robert Frippplease sign up.


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Fripp’s music has varied from the unlistenable both through sheer banality, rarely, and through sheer esotericism, frequently to the sublime, but it has maintained a high standard for innovation. Isaiah rated it liked it Mar 03, In this book, he does three things no, make that four: Seriousdpchris rated it really liked it Jul 15, Rob rated it liked it Dec 11, He describes his time at a Guitar Craft workshop led by Fripp.

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