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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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Robert Fripp

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 cripp apologising for the validity of “low culture” music as a topic for discussion.

No trivia or quizzes yet. John Toolan rated it really liked it Oct 09, Become a LibraryThing Author.

He goes chronologically through the albums Fripp s been involved in, from King Crimson to the League of Gentlemen to ventures with Brian Eno eri solo efforts, treating some briefly and others in depth. Jason rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

He s, you know, an intellectual.

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That makes it even better. Eric Tamm is the author of “Brian Eno: 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. Aug 12, Grant rated it it was ok.


For fans, an essential purchase, but it may well contain plenty of interest for the more casual reader as well. Google Books — Loading To ask other readers questions tamk Robert Frippplease sign up.

Valerie Sonnenberg rated it really liked it Feb 02, Ronny Corral rated it liked it Mar 17, That makes it even better.

I find the guy quite interesting, in short, and his music three parts fascinating, one part awe-inspiring, and one part extremely irritating. Lists with This Book. Ty rated it really liked it Jul 03, Rob rated it liked it Dec 11, CD Audiobook 0 editions.

Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 31 23. He describes his time at a Guitar Craft workshop led by Fripp. 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.

Robert Fripp: From King Crimson To Guitar Craft

Rik rated it liked it Oct 22, The League of Gentlemen band The Roches album. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Otherwise they d be writers or public speakers, wouldn t they? 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.


Robert Fripp has been an influential presence in contemporary music since he founded King Crimson in I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Thanks for telling etic about the problem. There are some fine moments, but I couldn’t get into the writing style of the author.

Books by Eric Tamm. Isaiah rated it liked it Mar 03, Return to Book Page. Me and a book is a party, he says, me and a book and a cup of coffee is an orgy. The book reflects this, suffering mainly from a tendency to idolise Fripp. Tim Franklin rated it liked it Jul 12, It is more like a series of notes put together in an academic paper, rather than a book as a whole.

But in rbert 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.

What Fripp learned experienced? Pruston rated it it was ok Oct 01, And he s a short bloke from Wimborne, Dorset who sounds like rather like Arthur C.