If you're into psychedelic, experimental jazzy funk, then Glenn Holdaway's "Right Where I Lefted" is a track that demands your attention. Crafted during the tumultuous year of 2020 when the world was grappling with uncertainty and fear, this song is a musical journey through the mind of its creator.
Glenn Holdaway, a Los Angeles-based trumpet player, composer, and horn arranger, draws from a rich tapestry of musical influences. His work is steeped in the traditions of Reggae, Jazz, and Funk, making him a versatile musician capable of traversing different musical landscapes.
"Right Where I Lefted" isn't your typical funk track. It delves into darker, experimental realms, reminiscent of the likes of Parliament, George Clinton, and Bootsy Collins. The mood of the song perfectly captures the collective anxiety and disorientation that characterized the early days of the pandemic. It's a sonic reflection of being lost in a world turned upside down, where even the most familiar paths seem foreign.
Glenn Holdaway's credentials speak volumes about his musical prowess. He's not just a studio musician; he's a first-call horn player in the reggae scene, sharing stages with legendary Jamaican artists like Don Carlos, Wailing Souls, Johnny Clarke, Big Youth, U-Roy, and Sister Nancy. His participation on the Grammy-nominated album, "Good Vibes," by Sekou Andrews and the String Theory, underscores his standing as a musician of note.
In "Right Where I Lefted," Glenn Holdaway has channeled his emotions and experiences from a tumultuous time into a piece of music that transcends genres. It's a testament to the power of music to capture and convey the essence of the human experience, even in the darkest of times. So, if you're ready for a musical journey that's both dark and experimental, yet undeniably funky, give Glenn Holdaway's track a listen, and let it take you to a place where the boundaries of sound are pushed to their limits. Listen below now.