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Martin Barre in Munich, 2014

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Martin Barre, the Jethro Tull guitarist was playing at the Nightclub of hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich again a week ago, it starts to feel like an annual performance now after three years in a row.

A small venue (~250 people) with personal invitation only lead to a very cozy environment.

Anyone who likes hard rock and Jethro Tull songs will love Martin Barre's latest CD. The rendition of Fat Man alone is already worth it.

In addition to my D700 I also had a D800 with me, a loaner from Chris Wahl.

I figured I use the D800 with my Sigma 24/1.8, it has plenty of cropable pixels and used the 85/1.8 and the 50/1.8 on the D700.

Both set to auto ISO up to 6400, 1/128 most often wide open, the light was minimal as usual for that place.

Some favorites:

George Lindsay (why is there always so little light on the drummers?)

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Alan Thomson (new for this tour)

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Martin

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Dan Crisp (or is it Bryan Ferry?)

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Martin (the neck of the guitar nearly touched my lens)

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Richard Beesley

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All hands on deck

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Alan&Martin

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The fully gallery: http://images.afximages.com/Concerts/Martin-Barre-2014

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Thanks guys.

cheers

afx


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Great music images. That must have been a special performance. I'm seriously jealous as I am a big Jethro Tull fan. Barre is a special talent and not recognized enough for his skill.


There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept. - Ansel Adams

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Yes, it was a great performance, third year in a row actually, and every year there is a new twist.

The sound is rather hard and edgy compared to Tull.

I just wish Pat O'May would have been there as well like in the last two years, because then they included some of his pieces as well.

The had a tour booklet with prints of some interviews. Looks like Ian and marting are not really talking anymore.

cheers

afx


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Great selection Andi! But you don't seriously consider this music "hard rock" don't you?

 

:)

Chris


Never mind the words ... just hum along and keep on going...

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Great selection Andi!

It better be! After your excellent weeding help ;-)

But you don't seriously consider this music "hard rock" don't you?

Depends on the piece. Some are rather Bluesy, some closer to Folk. But if you compare it to Jethro Tull, many of them feel much more like classic hard rock, especially pieces like Fat Man or Locomotive Breath.

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Depends on the piece. Some are rather Bluesy, some closer to Folk. But if you compare it to Jethro Tull, many of them feel much more like classic hard rock, especially pieces like Fat Man or Locomotive Breath.

Seems that our understanding of hard rock differs a tiny little bit ... :)

 

But it is undoubtedly finest rock music!


Never mind the words ... just hum along and keep on going...

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It looks like it was a good night Andi.

I'm a great fan of Martin's guitar playing.

Out of these, apart from some great expressions from the different musicians, I really like the shot of Alan Thomson playing his bass.

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These are great, I was lucky to see this band live twenty years

ago, I can still remember the occasion clearly and vividly despite many beers on

the night.

Thanks for the memories!  :D  :good:

 

Must check out Martin's new CD.

 

Tony

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Glad you like it!

Check his tour calender, he tours the UK quite a bit.

cheers

afx


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