GFM is pleased to present the inaugural contribution from ATL native and current Richmond, Virginia resident Rick Wyatt. Rick is a bassist/educator/musical curator who has a wealth of knowledge in the areas of music, popular culture and historical context. GFM is looking forward to presenting more articles from Rick in the very near future.
Late one night after a gig, I decided to pull a John Coltrane(practice after the gig). After doing so I had the urge to watch “Mo’ Betta Blues”. While watching it I dawned on me that this movie did a great deal for me and my generation. As the opening credits appeared on the screen and I the first few notes of the title song began(yes title song. It’s played slower) I though back to that summer of 1990. (more…)