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    Posted: September 01 2006 at 16:46
Has he been considered by the Band Admissions Team in terms of inclusion? If so then what's the verdict?
I've got two of his albums - "Blow by Blow" and "Wired" - and there's really nice fusion on them IMO.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 02 2006 at 05:08
I think he is on the list of groups that have accepted.
 
but there arethe non-prog albums that scares us a bit.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 02 2006 at 11:34
Jeff Beck is on the list of bands/artists to be discussed for possible inclusion.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 28 2007 at 17:51
Originally posted by chopper chopper wrote:

Jeff Beck is on the list of bands/artists to be discussed for possible inclusion.


So, has the discussion taken place already? And what's the result? I see he hasn't been added yet. Has he been refused?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 28 2007 at 17:53
I remember suggesting Jeff Beck back in 2005, and he got refused. Then again, it's nearly two years later so maybe he'll get accepted this time.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 28 2007 at 22:59
Count me in for his inclusion!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 28 2007 at 23:01
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 28 2007 at 23:43
His fusion should warrant inclusion. Even his newer stuff has some prog elements. The guy is just amazing. Although, I won't be heartbroken if he doesn't get in. This is a borderline case.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 29 2007 at 09:14
He is very good, but for me he fits in the cathegory of "great music not prog", in spite of their fusion efforts.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 29 2007 at 10:27
I think he's ventured far enough into prog territory to be considered as belonging to this fraternity.  He definitely pushed the envelope and there's hardly a progressive guitarist that hasn't been influenced by his nonconformity.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 03:31
A new thread was opened yesterday on the same subject, and this one isn't even two weeks oldUnhappy.... Therefore, I'll bump this one and close the other.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 12:53
Originally posted by bhikkhu bhikkhu wrote:

His fusion should warrant inclusion. Even his newer stuff has some prog elements. The guy is just amazing. Although, I won't be heartbroken if he doesn't get in. This is a borderline case.
 
I was in on the 2005 discussions and we did not have Prog Related at the time if we had JB would have gone in. 
 
 I can't see why now after so many other inclusions that produced far less prog related moments than Jeff Beck (Jimmy Page comes to mind) that we can't just put him in now  as prog related. 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 13:29
I think it would make very much sense to add him as prog related.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 13:56
If it has to be PR, then the Admin team will have their say on the matter. Personally, I am in favour of his addition, even if I only know his seminal albums "Blow by Blow" and "Wired".
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 14:18
It seems as if there is a fair amount of support. Prog Related would suit him well. He even had some proto moments in his early stuff.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 14:22
^ Good point Becks Bolero comes to mind.  Smile
 
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 15:22
Originally posted by Ghost Rider Ghost Rider wrote:

A new thread was opened yesterday on the same subject, and this one isn't even two weeks oldUnhappy.... Therefore, I'll bump this one and close the other.


Raffaella, I started this thread on 01 September 2006 so it's over seven months old.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 15:32
Originally posted by Garion81 Garion81 wrote:

^ Good point Becks Bolero comes to mind.  Smile
 

 


Exactly the one I was thinking of.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2007 at 15:39

Well, Raf do we need to open a thread in the SP zone again about this or...?

 
 
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2007 at 18:38
Thumbs%20Up I support Jeff Beck's inclusion, alongside fusion artists such as Al DiMeola, RTF, Mahavishnu Orchestra, etc.
 
 
"Prog" to you or not, fusion is here, and that's where JB has belonged since the release of Blow By Blow.Stern%20Smile
 
 
Bela Fleck next -- a fusion of Jazz rock and bluegrass.
 
 
(BTW, when I say "fusion," I of course mean "jazz fusion." Much as with the short form "prog," for progressive rock, we commonly just called jazz fusion "fusion," when I was a young fella.)
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