The blushda lick


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Don't know how many people have been exposed to Tony Williams, Vinnie Colaiuta, et al, but there's a cool lick those cats do that is loosely referred to as the "blusdha." It's a really, really cool lick that the first 1,000 times I heard it, I could not figure out how to do it. It's kind of a rare moment when, at the very least, my ears betray me, but this is one of those kind of jumbled licks that does not come easily learned.

A few years ago Steve Holmes of the fusion band Altered did a great 7 minute video breaking the whole thing down and explaining it in simple terms. I encourage everyone to check this one out and see what kind of applications you can find ...