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by Dan Bilawsky
The blues isn't merely a form or genre. It's an emotional response, a personal internalization of an idea that invites extemporization in its reflection. While there's a specific progression and certain stylistic considerations that mark music as such, there's undeniable variety within the fixed aspects. No two people feel, sing, or play the blues exactly the same way, and that's the point here. Blues I Felt is built around the way trombonist-vocalist David L. Harris sees it. ...read more