The Boswell Sound Explained
An optimal Boswell’s performance is a lunatic concoction with several key changes, four to five tempo shifts executed with uncanny precision, unexpected returns to the verse, choruses sung in something resembling pig Latin, and blues refrains or complete reharmonizations of the melody thrown in just because they feel like it and have the musicianship to pull it off.
So what’s this “Boswell Sound” all about anyway?
Let the wonks at Bozzies.com educate your ears with a little explanation of the classic sounds.
Cynthia Lucas, one of the best known Boz historians around, narrarates five key lessons that will help you get the Boz Bliss.
Listen on the Boz Pod, or feel free to download the MP3’s directly below.
Lesson 1: The Blend
Lesson 2: The Tempo
Lesson 3: The Riffs
Lesson 4: Melody? Words? Who need’s ’em!