People ask how do you relax. I listen to the "Blues" .Blues music is the only music that is origianl to American Culture.
It came from the cotton fields.
It was used as a communication device for the underground railroad.
It is known and appreicaited arounc the...
For months, me and my friend Fabio were looking for some people to play some blues with, and sometimes we were just me (bass) him (guitar) and a "impromptu" drummer.Just sitting and play, 20-minutes songs with the same 12 bar blues, lot of great moments, and the blues..We found a...
Aka Mississippi Blues. The earliest guitar dominated music to make it into recording.
Was usually performers who accompained themselves. Small combos later emerged.
Our heroes SUn House, Charles Patton, Robert Johnson
Free flowing and inclided many regions of music - early Chicago,ragtime,folk,Atlantic. Generally acoustic.
Our heros- Henry Thomas, Skip James. Leadbelly, Mississippi John Hurt,Blind Blake, Lonny and Tommy Johnson and Barbeque Bob.
A whole genre in itself. Encompases everything from boogie woogie to smoth jazz.
Remember the walking bass scene in the movie "Ray"?
Big Macao Merriwether
Country house, little old chair, fire, glass of red wine.The same A note rhythmed forever.Peace, a bass, a amplifier, and a cold room. Few words, few notes, but all in the right place.Few thoughts, to old friends, gone away. No thoughts, to women, just to the one I didn't met yet...
..that was really a perfect day.I went to university, it was 10:30 am, coffey at the bar, and then the highway.... the highway, my old good friend...In the car with me I had my book, my sun burned bass guitar and my Warwick amplifier... Johnny Winter drove me toword the...
I play bass guitar and all I play is the blues.Last year I played with few guys in a band and we had good times, but like it happens in music we split after few months...but this was only an introduction to say that after that I bought a amplifier,and now I am looking for what...
I'm stuck. I've been studying all week and I need a break. Today a couple of friend of mine will play the blues in a bar in a town near mine, I'd like to go, but I cannot find anyone who comes..because people that live here are stuck like me.. and it's all week I'm sitting on...
Fully amplified with a small band setting. Band members often took cues from the lead guitar.
t- Bone Walker