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Single Line 1950/60 (III)

Single Line 1950/60 (III)

  • Grant Green ( 1931 - 1979 )
    • 1950’s Sax Jimmy Forrest
    • 1960’s Organ combo’s of Sam Lazar and Jack McDuff
    • 1960’s Staff Guitarist for Blue Note Records
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BlueSide Of Jazz

Rather coming directly from the guitar blues tradition, rather than the chicago or missippi styles. it came out of guitarist imitating Organ players “Chitlins Circuit”.

Held notes with moving line were common.

Double Stops ( Two Note Chords )

Very little blues bending of strings ( strings too thick )

Lots of Hammer on’s/Slides

Less Complex Harmony

Moore Groove orientated

Slower Tempo’s.

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