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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The Vertical Colour of Sound”. Preview — Robert Fripp by Eric Tamm.

Robert Fripp

Oscar Fuentes rated it really liked it Nov 26, 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.

Google Books — Loading 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 erid for discussion.

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

But in return it scores highly by presenting the most thorough examination in print of the influence roberrt Russian “spiritual” “guru” Gurdjieff on Fripp, and how this has affected Fripp’s approach to guitar tuition. Ty rated it really liked it Jul 03, Jason rated it it was amazing Apr 11, roberg Open Preview See a Problem? That makes it even better. No trivia or quizzes yet. Tim Franklin rated it liked it Jul 12, Project Gutenberg 0 editions.


He gives a partial biography of Fripp who is disinclined to spill out personal details. References to this work on external resources. Aug 12, Grant rated it it was ok. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 31 2 frip;, 3. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

In this book, he does three things no, make that four: The League of Gentlemen band The Roches album. There are some fine moments, but I couldn’t get into the writing style of the author.

Ronny Corral rated it liked it Mar 17, Me and a book is a party, he says, me and a book and a cup of coffee is an orgy. Leading rock luminaries – like Eno and Bowie – call on him to spray burning guitar over their songs, yet he d just as soon write articles about the history of stereo mixing for Musician magazine.

Seriousdpchris rated it really liked it Jul 15, In this book, he does three things — no, make that four: CD Audiobook 0 editions. Krijn Pansters rated it liked it Aug 02, No current Talk conversations about this book.

At one point, Tamm remarks that Fripp has, by becoming a teacher, turned being an egotistical smart-ass into his greatest strength.

Trivia About Robert Fripp: The book reflects this, suffering mainly from a tendency to idolise Fripp. Far too many Beatles reference, far far too many Bible references and quotes and Tamm has a nasty penchant frlpp inserting himself into the text completely warranted, of course, in the chapter where he talks about his time in the Guitar Craft program. He goes chronologically through the albums Fripp s ericc involved in, from King Crimson to the League of Gentlemen tam, ventures with Brian Eno to solo efforts, treating some briefly and others in depth.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Refresh and try again. 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.

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. He s, you know, an intellectual. He gives a partial biography of Fripp who is disinclined to spill out personal details.

John Toolan rated it really liked it Oct 09, Eric Tamm is the author of “Brian Eno: Fripp may be as full of ego and delusion as any other guitar hero, but it s interesting ego and delusion, and it makes good reading. Jun 30, Tim rated it really liked it Shelves: Eric Tamm is Robert Fripp has been an influential presence in contemporary music since he founded King Crimson in He describes his time at a Guitar Craft workshop led by Fripp.