Joe Morris has been a great inspiration, mentor and friend to me over the past 8 years. His music is unbelievably rich in motivic development and different kinds of phrasing from genres such as the blues and classical music. I decided to listen carefully to his piece 'Recite' from the 'Elm City Duets' album, transcribe the first section, then improvise using it as a 'Head.' The bowed parts of this piece are supposed to represent the Double Bass.
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