Back to my roots! Midnight Blues, a Soulful Chicago Blues piece plus something else!

Really good blues. I could definitely listen to that on the radio.

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Hi Darrell! It was just fire, my hands involuntarily reached for the guitar :slight_smile: Great improvisation, and the sound of the guitar is just right!! My applause!

Mike

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Right in the groove, Darrell, I really enjoyed that! The longer I wait for registration info on Justin’s Blues Immersion course the more I’ve been thinking maybe it’s not for me (for various reasons). Listening to you playing this though reignites my interest in learning to play the blues - so thank you! And maybe I will register in that Blues Immersion course when it starts :slightly_smiling_face:

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Awesome Darrell. I live in Chicago at the moment and I could easily imagine hear you play that at the House of blues or Kingston mines here in town. :sunglasses:

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@Helen0609 @Avalon426 @Jwaters @MikeSebastianP @Mari63 @Eddie_09
Thank you all so much for your amazing comments and encouragement, it really means a lot to me.
I’m letting you all know another Blues project is in motion, I couldn’t resist the idea of doing a Shuffle, perhaps my favourite style!

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Looking forward to hearing that too :sunglasses: :smiling_face: :sunflower:

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Very enjoyable. Good feel and timing.

I’m curious about the backing track. Did you make it in GarageBand from virtual instruments? Or did you pull in a premade backing track into GB ?

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That was all my own work, I play Bass and a bit of Keys plus have an EHX Mel9 which used with a guitar can produce Organ and other Electronic Keyboard sounds. Plus I use drum sequencers, patches from my MultiFX, Freebie App sequencing, and GarageBand drums. It’s time consuming but a lot of fun!
More details on the third post down.

I give this track high marks for tone and phrasing in the early section. The first minute was inspired and really showcases the blooze. It sounded like you were playing in one position, which makes a strong case for playing for a minute or so.

That said, I’m a +1 on needing a bit more space and movement in the later section. It happens to all of us, we start “feeling it” and sometimes it is hard to back off.

Overall this was a gem. Well done!

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Wow! That was terrific, Darrell! :astonished: Totally dug what you were doing there and could have happily kept listening to you wailing on your axe! Loved it mate! :clap: :clap: :clap: :sunglasses:

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Well what comes next isn’t quite what I intended but hey when the juices flow………

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Darrell

Excellent! Really engaging, evocative piece. Well played.

Brian

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When the juices flow you just got to let them go. That was really good.

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This is seriously good stuff Darrell - love your playing!

There are some subtle Hammond-y sounds in the background - are they from the Mel 9?
(I’m a sucker for the Hammond + guitar combination!)

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You’re on a roll here Darrell. Inspired. :sunglasses:

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