Roy Buchanan makes his Tele cry or “Can you bend in jazz?”
Mundell Lowe seems to approve 😉
Stylistic devices and specific sound ideals certainly have their place when it comes to a given genre. “Speak the language” – so to speak. The way Roy Buchanan navigates the changes of this jazz standard are a unique approach as compared to a more ‘traditional’, common jazz or bebop approach.
If you listen closely you’ll hear the connection to the ‘authentic’ language, simply expressed with a (back then) new sound.
Sheet music & TAB, 4 pages [Direct Download]