We’re going to get a visit from legendary Alabama guitarist Davey Williams
Among other things that made up his past, Williams was trained by legendary blues performer, Johnny Shines. After Dinah Washington, Shines is probably the most important musician from Tuscaloosa. . .
Williams largely left traditional blues behind and became more and more engaged with the Punk and improvisational music scene.
Needless to say, improvisational music leaves some folks cold [every music leaves somebody cold] and can take some set-up to make sense of . . . In general, we’re thinking about a music that is not attached to traditional form or structure. . . which is not to say lacking any structure at all. It just responds or moves from different prompts than usual.
Here’s a nice little essay by drummer Gerry Hemingway that might help you think about how this music works:
And here’s Davey in improvisational mode. . . followed by a poster for an event Thursday evening: