All Blues Man With Jazz On The Side

Bob Orsillo

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#1928 of 2086

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All Blues Man With Jazz On The Side Photograph

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Fort Dodge, IA - United States

Fantastic art piece Bob! Love music and saxophone is my favorite! Awesome! L/F

Maine - United States

All Blues Man With Jazz On The Side - Original fine art photography by Bob Orsillo. Copyright (c)Bob Orsillo / http://orsillo.com - All Rights Reserved. Buy art online. Buy photography online Blues is the name given to both a musical form and a music genre that originated in African-American communities of primarily the Deep South of the United States at the end of the 19th century from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. The blues form, ubiquitous in jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll, is characterized by specific chord progressions, of which the twelve-bar blues chord progression is the most common. The blue notes that, for expressive purposes are sung or played flattened or gradually bent (minor 3rd to major 3rd) in relation to the pitch of the major scale, are also an important part of the sound. The blues genre is based on the blues form but possesses other characteristics such as specific lyrics, bass lines and instruments. Blues can be subdivided into several subgenres ranging from country to urban blues that were more or less popular during different periods of the 20th century. Best known are the Delta, Piedmont, Jump and Chicago blues styles. World War II marked the transition from acoustic to electric blues and the progressive opening of blues music to a wider audience. In the 1960s and 1970s, a hybrid form called blues-rock evolved. The term "the blues" refers to the "blue devils", meaning melancholy and sadness; an early use of the term in this sense is found in George Colman's one-act farce Blue Devils (1798). Though the use of the phrase in African-American music may be older, it has been attested to since 1912, when Hart Wand's "Dallas Blues" became the first copyrighted blues composition. In lyrics the phrase is often used to describe a depressed mood.

Hampstead, NC - United States

Congrats on your sale ~ wonderful image! I'm heading to the Tampa Bay Blues Fest next weekend - I imagine there will belots of horns & harmonicas to photograph :-)

Albany, NY - United States

Congratulations on your sale!

Littleton, CO - United States

Congratulations on your sale from me, too, Bob. Wonderful photograph! -- Joe.

Cleveland, OH - United States

congratulations on your sale!

Colorado Springs, CO - United States

Congrats on your sale!!!

Razgrad, Ra - Bulgaria

Congratulations on your sale!

Spring, TX - United States

Congrats on your sale. Love this!

Sandwich, MA - United States

Striking image, Bob, excellent B&W graphics and contrast. V/F Congratulations on your sale!

New York, NY - United States

Oh my. Congratulations!

New York, NY - United States

Confessions Bob!

Budapest, H - Hungary

Congratulations on your sale.

Halifax, WY - United Kingdom

Congratulations on your sale! :-D

London, mi - United Kingdom

superb Bob !! Congratulations on your sale !!!

Leavenworth, KS - United States

Great shot Bob, congrats on your sale!

Mesa, AZ - United States

Congratulations on your sale

Cyprus - Cyprus

Always my favorite!! Again again v/f

Grand Forks, BC - Canada

Oh the Blues and the Sax, both my favs!! Great capture!! F/V

Kyrenia - Cyprus

I loved it!!

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you! :)

Seeley Lake, MT - United States

Wonderful image Bob and I love how that Sax is standing out playing the part beautifully! Love it! v/f

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you Janie! ;))

Nesbit, MS - United States

Living next to Memphis, gotta love this! Great image:) f/v

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you Barry :))

Chicago, IL - United States

Great! I like it.

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you Rubolf :)

Langhorne, PA - United States

One of my favorite insterments...........love the capture Bob...........cool jazz stuff.....................allen

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you Allen

Palm Bay, FL - United States

This is simply great ! I love images with a musical theme....it's a great combination of the arts !

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you Laura :)

Whittier, CA - United States

Definitely like this one Bob and your new avatar :)

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you Gwyn

Jonesboro, GA - United States

Great image of one of my favorite instruments.

Bob Orsillo replied:

Thank you ginette

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