Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bob Brozman Memorial Tribute Part 1

 Download mp3 59:56 Part 1

Part one of a two-part musical memorial to the late guitarist, ethnomusicologist, anarchist, steel guitar innovator and instrumental wizard Bob Brozman who died on April 23rd 2013. Beginning with the blues Bob went on to play and perform gypsy jazz, calypso, ragtime, Hawaiian, and Caribbean music. He collaborated with musicians from India, Africa, Japan, Papua New Guinea and Reunion Island. He has been called "A walking archive of 20th Century American music."
 Featuring tracks from his earliest 1981 "Blue Hula Stomp" to his last 2012  "Fire In The Mind" release as well as clips from interview/workshop videos and a live track with The Devil Makes Three.

Playlist Part 1:

Breathing The Blues
Fire In The Mind 2012

Beginnings, The National Guitar

12th Street Rag
Devil's Slide 1988

Bandsman Shooting Incident
Bob Brozman and His Thieves Of Sleep
Blues 'Round The Bend 1995

Bob's Blues Influence's

34 Blues, High Sherriff Blues, High Water Everywhere
Charlie Patton (blended clips)


Screamin' Sea Blues
Bob Brozman And His Thieves Of Sleep
Blues 'Round The Bend 1995

Strings and similar tunings, biological music cultures

Cannibal Stomp
Fire In The Mind 2012

Wipe'em Off
Devil's Slide 1988


Music is emotion with muscles

Lets Get It Bob
Fire In The Mind 2012

Soakin' Wet With The Blues
Devil's Slide 1988


Look At New Orleans, Crooked People
Post-Industrial Blues 2007

You Call That A Buddy?
Blue Hula Stomp 1981

Nobody's Business
The Devil Makes Three and Bob Brozman
Live Rio Theater benefit for Free Radio Santa Cruz 2004

Big Thumb Strut, Zonky
Snapping the strings 1983

Djeli Mousa Diawara and Bob Brozman 2000

The Lonesome Road
Devil's Slide 1988


Unknown said...

Wheres part 2?

E Craig said...

Bob Brozman was one of a kind. Search out his teaching videos. Amazing stuff. thanks for posting. Looking forward to part 2.