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"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."
December 12, 2010 | Baby It's Cold Outside. Homer & Jethro
Windchills of minus 25 F here at JazzMando HQ have us in the spirit for seasonal winter music, and a perfect excuse to bring you a classic video of one of the most influential mandolinists of our time, Jethro Burns. The award winning comedy team of Homer and Jethro brought us not only knee-slapping humor, but incredible picking as well.
Here's a tongue-in-cheek 1971 rendition of their original 1949 performance of "Baby It's Cold Outside" featuring the dynamic duo's peculiar comedy and country legend June Carter (Cash).