[Dixielandjazz] The other blues and amplfied music
kmurdick at jaguar1.usouthal.edu
Mon Mar 30 08:08:24 PDT 2009
Most people refer to the "other" blues as the "I've Got Rhythm"
changes, but I believe that in Trad jazz it's the Bill Bailey changes.
I was in New Orleans on Saturday with duaghter visiting Loyola U. and
saw a parade in the Quarter that had three brass bands. All were
playing different tunes but the changes were Bill Bailey.
At a Loyola reception there was a very good student jazz trio: tenor
sax, drums and acoustic (thank God) bass. They used no amplification
and were able to cover a very large hall. Somthing to think about the
next time you throw that amp in the car. Do you really need it? When
in doubt, leave it home, IMO.
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