Of all the users on this forum, I believe that Dan-O has the most contemporary approach to using arrangers. He's done things with certain styles that I'd never dream would work, but he MADE THEM work. Thank for all the help and advice over the years, my friend!
Everyone, and everything I listen to is my teacher. Every instrument, every voice, every sound in nature ... they are all my private tutor ... 24/7 for free.