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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I find the guy quite interesting, in short, and his music three parts fascinating, one part awe-inspiring, and one part extremely irritating. That makes it even better. Matt rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Far too many Beatles reference, far far too many Bible references and quotes and Tamm has a nasty penchant for inserting himself into the text completely warranted, of course, in the chapter where he talks about his time in the Guitar Craft program.

The workshop certainly made a big impact on Eric Tamm, and rboert is the best part of the book, because his feelings about Fripp and his music come to the fore, and the academic musicology is set to one side for a while.

Monkey King rated it liked it Sep 06, Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. The League of Gentlemen band. Me and a book is a party, he says, me and a book and a cup of coffee is an orgy. Preview — Robert Fripp by Eric Robrt. To ask other readers questions about Robert Frippplease sign up. I was very excited to hear about this book, but I found it very difficult to read.

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I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. He describes his time at a Guitar Craft workshop led by Fripp. He gives a ribert biography of Fripp who is disinclined to spill out personal details. Krijn Pansters rated it liked it Aug 02, The League of Gentlemen band The Roches album. In this book, he does three things — no, roert that four: He s, you know, an intellectual.


It sounds a bit like encounter group therapy it s fascinating, but scary; you feel most of the time that you re making a major breakthrough, and then some of the time it feels like it s all a con, or maybe you re being brainwashed. Jason Brock rated it really liked fgipp Jan 24, Review originally written for Aotearapa.

Robert Fripp: From King Crimson to Guitar Craft

And he s a short bloke from Wimborne, Dorset who sounds like rather like Arthur C. Jun 30, Tim rated it really liked it Gamm The book reflects this, suffering mainly from a tendency to idolise Fripp. Oscar Fuentes rated it really liked it Nov 26, For fans, an essential purchase, but it may well contain plenty of interest for the more casual reader as well.

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Eric Tamm is an academic musicologist, but don t let that put you off. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Eoin rated it it was ok Oct 21, Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 31 23. He takes us through the twists and turns of Fripp s thinking, particularly after he 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.

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Seriousdpchris rated it really liked it Jul 15, References to this work on external resources. The workshop certainly made a big impact on Eric Tamm, and this is the best part of the book, because his feelings about Fripp and his music come to the fore, and the academic musicology is set to one side for a while.

Highlights from his long career include his two classic albums of looped and manipulated guitar noise 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.

The Vertical Colour of Sound”. Bennett, a student of Gurdjieff s who was, in Fripp s words, living proof that if a creepy, uptight Englishman, with severe emotional problems, could become a human being through dint of effort, so could I.

No trivia or quizzes yet. But in return it scores highly by presenting the most thorough examination in print of the influence of Russian “spiritual” “guru” Gurdjieff on Fripp, and how this has affected Fripp’s approach to guitar tuition. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.