Whap Blues

by Jason Myers Trio

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"Whap Blues" was written after guitarist, Brian Kane, was talking about the old organ trios in the sixties that would have tunes where the organ would just hold a Dominant #9 chord and the soloists would play over that.

That's what we're doing in the first two choruses of each solo.

(For the uninitiated, a Dominant #9 chord is what Jimi Hendrix is playing at the beginning of "Purple Haze".)

The title comes from bassist, Al Obidinski, who would always yell "Whap!" on each accent hit during the "head".


released January 1, 2010
Jason Myers, piano; Brian Kane, Guitar; Paul Breslin, bass



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Jason Myers

"Most of the music here are originals and unless otherwise stated, you choose to pay anywhere from $0 to "my kid's college tuition.""--Jason Myers

Jason Myers is a pianist and composer who has been performing professionally for over 25 years. He has an extensive repertoire of standards from the 1930's and 1940's. His compositions range from sentimental ballads to country novelties.
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