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- n. A type of jazz music characterized by a strong beat and rollicking delivery.
A gutbucket version of country bluesman Sleepy John Estes's 'Floating Bridge' kicks off the proceedings, followed by a reverb-heavy take of Chicago harp player Junior Wells's 'Little by Little.'
Dancers and listeners mostly loved it, while purist critics -- who thought jazz ought to have transcended its early gutbucket populism -- hated it.
Everything from the Godfather theme to the works of Ernesto Lecuona to Beethoven to the rawest, gutbucket, junker blues of back o' town New Orleans, many times all in the same song.
This comes from ‘gutbucket bass,’ a type of homemade bass instrument made from a bucket. The gutbucket was originally a bucket for food or drink for those on a chain-gang, and later one circulated to collect donations for food and drink for musicians.