Working with Jerry Portnoy on "Blue Midnight"
Every few days I’m coming back to Little Walter’s “Blue Midnight”
Every few days I’m coming back to Little Walter’s “Blue Midnight” - Jerry Portnoy is actually breaking the slow blues tune down in weekly lessons. Walter’s song sounded like this:
I’m still working on the “nuts & bolts” to this simple tune starting - where else? - at the beginning. Here’s today’s five minute late night session... In the background, you can hear the audio from Jerry Portnoy's online efforts to help guys like me break down this great, old slow blues tune... as recorded by Little Walter for Chess Records.