[LAU] OT: ed blackwell on musical saw (WAS: Double bass (Kontrabass) Recommended listening.)
zotz at 100jamz.com
Sat Jun 7 08:29:47 EDT 2008
On Saturday 07 June 2008 00:05:03 bernie arai wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 7:41 AM, Dave Phillips <dlphillips at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> > Not quite as weird as seeing
> > Ed Blackwell play a saw solo with Mingus, but still pretty strange stuff.
> there are two aspects to that statement that i'm very interested in!
> first, when did you see blackwell playing with mingus? i though danny
> richmond pretty much played every mingus show for the last thirty odd years
> of the band. second, obviously, is when did blackwell statr playing saw?
> i wonder if there are any recordings...
The saw is featured in a popular local genre called rake 'n scrape. Some
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