Tag: Lightnin’ Hopkins

  • The Power of the Blues: Finding Rhythm and Compassion in Music

    The Power of the Blues: Finding Rhythm and Compassion in Music

    By Mara Rosenbloom Photos by Nick Lerman Musicians throw around the term “the blues” a lot. Often there seems to be an assumption that we all know — and agree on — what that term means. In a jazz context, say, a jam session, if someone says, “let’s play a blues,” typically the only follow-up […]

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