05
Jun
11

Music – what I am learning about me

I just realized I have been running and hiding from my blues roots. Having found a set of radio stations on iTunes last night, and now listening to various streaming Blues stations, I can avoid it no longer: I am not a jazz musician, but an unabashed roots and blues lover. It took only the Hammond station – all Hammond organ all the time – to convert me. Albert King, Mitch Woods, Steve Gorin: they have tried to tell me for 25 years. I have smelled the Black Coffee and am reawakening. Roof, hang on – Ah’m blowin’ you off this weekend!

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