The Junco Partner left hand is based around a typical root and fifth basis, which approximates a sousaphone line in a marching band. Paddy explains how pianists like Jelly Roll Morton and James Booker livened this up with anticipations that come from caribbean influences. The left hand ends up standing in for the whole rhythm section of a marching band, with sousaphone paired with bass and snare drums.
About the instructor
Paddy Milner is not only recognised as one of the leading blues piano players in the world (he is currently keyboard player of choice for Sir Tom Jones , following several years with the late great Jack Bruce), but also as a superb original songwriter and distinctive singer. Just read the praise from the likes of Dave Brubeck! His playing was featured on the soundtrack for the hit 2019 film 'Rocketman'.
He has twice won the... read more