UGA MUSI 2060 - Urban (city) Blues (3 pages)

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Urban (city) Blues

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Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Georgia
Course:
Musi 2060 - Hist/anlys Rock Mus
Edition:
1

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MUSI 2060 Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I Origins of Blues II Father of the Blues III Classic 12 Bar Blues IV Rural Country Blues a General Traits b Texas Rural Blues c Mississippi Delta Blues Outline of Current Lecture I Urban city Blues a Texas Urban Blues b Chicago Urban Blues II Boogie Woogie a General Characateristics III Country Western Current Lecture Urban city blues o What led to urban blues Great Depression Dust Bowl migration to North West Industrialization steel mills 1930s electric guitar invented Affects music moving from South to North o Texas Urban Blues Stronger influence on other blues and jazz than on rock Generally use horns in back up band Saxophone often the solo instrument Strong piano basis rather than guitar Aaron T Bone Walker 1910 1975 Call It Stormy Monday Blues rec 1947 Huge influence on rock guitarist Many guitar solos fills mostly single note riffs Was Lemon Jefferson s eyes Moves towards California These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o Chicago Blues Derived from Mississippi Delta Blues Most influential on rock music Instrumental solos used on recordings Harmonic piano guitar Use of slide guitar Frequent slides between notes Frequent use of bent notes Frequent use of double stopped strings bent double stops 2 strings Intricate rhythm patterns polyrhythms polyphonic Single string fills Esp B B King William Broomsy influential on guitarists The Blues Guy Muddy Waters strong influence on rock Blow Wind Blow rec 1950 Helped by Broomsy leaves Chicago Blues were left in his hand when Broomsy died Chester Barnett Howlin Wolf Known for oppressive guitar style very loud Also played harmonica solos Walter Shakey Horton Chicago blues harp style on harmonica Boogie Woogie o Piano blues popular in late 1920s 1940s o During jazz Swing Era was popular with dance bands their audience o Aka honky tonk type of bar in which the style



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