RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

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RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

Postby (wim) » Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:32 am

Toots died this morning, at the age of 94.
As a former Rickenbacker endorser, maybe not associated with that anymore, still an important link in RIC history and a great musician.
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Re: RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

Postby (admin) » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:48 am

Thanks Wim. So very sorry to hear this. I know he is in playing a Rickenbacker in Heaven.
Life, as with music, often requires one to let go of the melody and listen to the rhythm

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Re: RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

Postby (xpitt) » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:49 am

Very sad news. He had agreat life for the music. As a harp player his name for me was more connected with this instrument than a Rick player. A fine tone and a good taste and feeling one of the "giants" has left us. Rest in peace, Toots!
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Re: RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

Postby (sloop_john_b) » Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:26 pm

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Re: RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

Postby (admin) » Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:52 pm

Thanks john. This is such a magnificent performance. The little instrument with the big footprint. Very moving.
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Re: RIP Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (94)

Postby (thisismusicinc) » Fri Aug 26, 2016 5:40 pm

Wow! 8)
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