Blues-flute

komaran rajah vellan fbarvk@LEONIS.NUS.SG
Tue Aug 30 20:38:52 EDT 1994


> > I studied classical flute and now, I would like to learn how improvise and
> > play blues.

>
> Ooh, tricky one.  There can't be much in the way of blues flute.  Canned
> Heat's _Going up the country_ is the only one I've heard.  Wasn't there
> some guy who used a sort of home-made flute on some of Alan Lomax's field
> recordings?  Apart from that, the only thing I can think of are the
> fifties and sixties films that tried to have cheesy "modern" jazz bits in
> them, like _The sweet smell of success_.


Didn't Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson, flute) do Stormy Monday.  There should be
other covers they did and I betcha there'll be some flute in them.

                                                            =-=- Raj




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