joshua abrams turned my head a while back when he played me sandy bull's "blend" from fantasias for guitar and banjo. we have billy higgins playing gentle yet driving rhythms throughout, extremely sensitive to sandy's every turn. it is an exceptional musical moment that just happened to get recorded on tape.
apparently, there is some unreleased material of sandy bull's that is going to be released this week on drag city, and i'm playing a release party for this record along side matthew hale clark this friday evening at the hideout in chicago. also playing is mr. jeff parker.