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GUITAR AND LAYERED SOUNDS

Guitar music is very soothing.  plus a guitar is easier to carry around than a piano. I love the blues and quiet folk music - accompanied on the guitar.  It is very stimulating and relaxing to play folk music and blues on the guitar.  I love Mississippi delta blues performers like "mississippi john hurt, jimmy reed, elizabeth cotton, beverly "guitar" watkins and others. l love the simplicity of the guitar and the strong dialectal vocals. My style of playing delta blues music is a blend of chords and picking on solos and turnarounds.  This page has musical ideas like "sophisticated lady" which I started working on years ago. Some blues ideas that have come to me during the 2020 quarantine; and electronic keyboard layered sounds that were cool to work on.  Enjoy!

I started a love affair with the guitar when I was about 18, a friend taught me to play the blues in the key of E, the I, IV and V chords, and showed me what a capo was.  I neglected the piano for years, and focused on converting my arrangements to the, more portable, guitar, learning jazz chords and increasing my repertoire to include delta blues, folk music which was taking off big time and renewing my interest in country music.  My cousin Navarro taught me, as a teenager to sing country including yodeling (Chime Bells by Elton Britt). Note, singing the blues below.  Remember Marty Robbins.

 

When I began to play with combos the piano was better because I "think" like a piano which is better for improvisation and playing piano bar formats, 

My BabyArtist Name
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Redemption Song !!!Artist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL ORIGINAL BLUES

GUITAR, VOCAL COVER 

jim singing and playing his ecoustic guitar entertaining at a family crab feast August, 2020. Observing safety protocol of course.

Yesterday I heard the rain2Artist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL COVER 

Why i didn't comeArtist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL COVER 

You got a friend (1)Artist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL COVER 

sweet Little woman (1).MP3Artist Name
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LAYERED, VOCAL ORIGINAL BLUES

you right now (1).MP3Artist Name
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LAYERED, INSTRUMENTAL ORIGINAL 

Bad mojoArtist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL ORIGINAL BLUES

Lydia_2_1.MP3Artist Name
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LAYERED, INSTRUMENTAL ORIGINAL 

man with a hornArtist Name
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GUITAR, scating vocal ORIGINAL BLUES idea

aquanoche (1).MP3Artist Name
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LAYERED, INSTRUMENTAL ORIGINAL 

amusing confusingArtist Name
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LAYERED, INSTRUMENTAL ORIGINAL 

sophisticated modern lady (1).MP3Artist Name
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LAYERED, VOCAL ORIGINAL 

sabu (1) (1).MP3Artist Name
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LAYERED, INSTRUMENTAL ORIGINAL 

singing the bluesArtist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL COVER 

mary's boy childArtist Name
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GUITAR, VOCAL cover 

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