CHARLIE MILLER - PEACE HORN
by Dan Willging - Denver Co. (Dirty Linen Magazine)
Although Dr. John disbanded his long-running road band, which trumpeter
Charlie Miller was part of, that didn't stop this New Orleans-based
staying busy. The inspiration for Peace Horn came from Miller playing
solo passages while relaxing in his garage.
Through his skilled embrouchure technique, disciplined breathing and
depression (great for slurry note drop-offs), Miller's expressive playing
taps the very
pulse of the Crescent City.
His compositions sre soundscapes of familiar scenes, like a sunrise
glistening in the
Mississippi waters ("DayBreak"), experiencing the vibes of the city's
("Sweet Magnolia Blues") or the loneliness of a dimly-lit street ("Lullaby
Moreover, the tunes provide a subconscious escape, offer consolation
or just nod in
Unique - Click On CD's to Hear 'Em !
undestanding. More than just music, they're a quiet journey with an
Listen To (or order) "PeaceHorn" or "Fonk Horn" CD
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