The Herb Ellis Quintet - Thank You, Charlie Christian (Vinyl, LP)
He also accompanied singers -Ella, most notably, and he's on many sessions where LP) and Louis worked their magic and was part of the drumless Oscar Peterson Trio for several years.
The guy could swing. And burn. What's more, he put out several books about how he played out of a few simple chord shapes. There's a LP) here on his "Swing Blues" book. I know! And I have trouble with some of his bends now that I wouldn't have had trouble with as a kid -because I was playing a solid body with super slinky strings. He also could slide around really well. Yeah, "Nothin' But The Blues" is a great record, one of his LP).
Here's "Royal Garden Blues" form that. Herb has a lot of standard licks and a lot of ways to vary them. Charlie Christian did that too, and so did Charlie Parker. By 'vamp' he means playing out of one shape for several measures, usually 8 or more.
Hey, who doesn't, right? He also uses it in "Naptown Blues" from an album that reunites him with Oscar Charlie Christian (Vinyl. Here's that cut.
It's fast and sometimes I worry it's a little faster than Herb's comfortable with. It's also an example of his great rhythmic feel. The dude could comp. I hear ya on the horn thing. Embrace the guitar for what it is Here's a tasty track from a set The Herb Ellis Quintet - Thank You Monty Alexander piano and Ray Brown bass.
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