Deep River - PDF

Deep River - PDF



The river running through American music is deep indeed and a rich tune like this encompasses many of its streams - rural spirituals, work songs, urban blues and jazz influences. This song found me during a search for a long mournful melody to perform in a jazz worship service. The middle section employs a device I learned from a drummer in which the rhythmic accent continually shifts bar by bar.

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