Rattlesnake Funky

Why rattlesnake? One night, while putting this tune together, I went to the back of my property on the side of the hill at twilight to practice. I took one step outside my gate, and heard the all-too familiar warning hiss and rattle. Not able to see what I almost stepped on, I eased back and decided that this was an inside practice night!

I guess, like the rattler, this tune has a bit of an edge, the trombone notes occasionally slither, plus it’s funky. Add the impression the snake made on me that night, and the name for a tune is born.

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