Monthly Archives: November 2014

“Please, sir, I want some more.” . . Grant Green Part II

This is a continuation of my previous post about the great Grant Green. One of the points I made during that post is how Grant Green’s playing is an excellent source of coping lines (or if you prefer, licks), especially

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Born To Be Blue: Grant Green (1935 – 1979)

The last couple of weeks I’ve been listening to a lot of Grant Green. There are three tunes in particular that I keep returning to. They are “Blues In Maude’s Flat”, “Cool Blues” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So”. As a

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Statesboro Blues: The Animated Videos

On October 28th, 2014, the Allman Brothers, after 45 years, played their last show at their “home away from home”, the Beacon Theater in New York City. The Allman Brothers were one of my favorite bands and a big reasons

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