Louis Pain



Blues For Tracy

Mel Brown Quintet
Louis Pain


The Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group (then called the Mel Brown Quintet) was just a couple years into its long run at Portland's Jimmy Mak's when this live CD was recorded in '99.  I'd just written this song--named for my wife & manager, Tracy Pain--and taught it to the band.  It features some nice blowing by Dan Faehnle on guitar.  Listen carefully during Dan's solo, and you can hear trumpeter Thara Memory yelling a horn part idea in my ear.  I got so distracted, I missed the bridge!  :-)

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