Raised on blues, musician Gary Clark Jr. embraces full palette of sounds
2019-10-07 00:00:00


AMNA NAWAZ: Blues, rock, and soul artist GaryClark Jr. opened the 45th season of PBS' "Austin(1)
AMNA NAWAZ:布鲁斯,摇滚和灵魂艺术家小加里·克拉克(Gary Clark Jr.)开播了PBS的“奥斯丁”第45季

City Limits" on Saturday night.(2)
城市限制”。

The hometown favorite has gained a worldwidefollowing in just the last couple of years.(3)
在最近几年中,这个家乡的最爱已在全球范围内广受追捧。

Jeffrey Brown recently joined Clark on theroad in Richmond, Virginia, to see how the(4)
杰弗里·布朗(Jeffrey Brown)最近加入了克拉克(Clark)在弗吉尼亚州里士满的路上,看看

Grammy winner keeps capturing fans and headlines.(5)
格莱美奖得主一直吸引着粉丝和头条新闻。

It's part of our ongoing series on arts andculture, Canvas.(6)
这是我们正在进行的艺术和文化系列“画布”的一部分。

JEFFREY BROWN: In the title song of his latestalbum, "This Land," Gary Clark Jr. sounds(7)
JEFFREY BROWN:在他的最新专辑《 This Land》的主打歌中,小加里·克拉克(Gary Clark Jr.)听起来像

an angry cry about the racism and hatred hesees in America today, and a confrontation(8)
他今天在美国看到的关于种族主义和仇恨的愤怒之声,以及一场对抗

he himself had with a white neighbor afterhe bought a new ranch outside his hometown(9)
在自己的家乡外买了一个新牧场后,他本人和一个白人邻居住在一起

of Austin, Texas.(10)
德克萨斯州奥斯汀市

GARY CLARK JR., Musician: Basically, "ThisLand" is me saying, yes, there's all this(11)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR。),音乐家:基本上,“这片土地”是我说的,是的,这一切

around, but forget everybody.(12)
周围,​​但忘了每个人。

Nobody can bring you down in your head.(13)
没有人能把你打倒。

Nobody can make you feel less than.(14)
没有人能使你感到不到。

Nobody can make you feel not equal to.(15)
没有人能让你感到不平等。

Be strong, be proud, be humble, but don'tlet them break you.(16)
要坚强,要骄傲,要谦虚,但不要让他们伤害你。

JEFFREY BROWN: Clark is on tour singing "ThisLand."(17)
杰弗里·布朗(JEFFREY BROWN):克拉克(Clark)在巡回演唱中演唱《这片土地》。

We joined him at a concert at the historicNational Theater in Richmond, Virginia.(18)
我们和他一起参加了在弗吉尼亚州里士满历史悠久的国家大剧院举行的音乐会。

But the song's tense sound and lyrics arejust one emotional tone for a man now reaching(19)
但是这首歌的时态声音和歌词只是一个男人的情感基调。

ever-larger audiences with his guitar andmusical wizardry.(20)
他的吉他和音乐巫术吸引了越来越多的观众。

On the tour bus, it turns out, the band relaxeswatching golf tournaments.(21)
事实证明,在旅游巴士上,乐队放松身心,观看高尔夫比赛。

Do you like this life, the traveling life?(22)
你喜欢这种生活,旅行的生活吗?

GARY CLARK JR.: Yes.(23)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR):是的。

I mean, I used to go to concerts all the time.(24)
我的意思是,我以前经常去听音乐会。

I would see the bus pull up and the band hoppedoff the bus.(25)
我会看到公共汽车停下来,乐队跳下了公共汽车。

And what goes on in there?(26)
那里发生了什么?

(LAUGHTER)
GARY CLARK JR.: You know, golf.(27)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR):高尔夫。

(LAUGHTER)
JEFFREY BROWN: Golf.(28)
杰弗里·布朗(JEFFREY BROWN):高尔夫。

(LAUGHTER)
JEFFREY BROWN: Clark is a proud product ofAustin's famed 6th Street music scene, one(29)
JEFFREY BROWN:Clark是Austin著名的第六街音乐界的骄傲产品,其中之一

club after another, a wide variety of livemusic.(30)
俱乐部层出不穷,各种各样的现场音乐表演。

He got his first guitar at 12 and was quicklygrabbed by the sound of the blues, where,(31)
他在12岁时得到了他的第一把吉他,并很快被蓝调的声音所吸引,

still in middle school, he found an immediatehome.(32)
还在读初中时,他找到了一个立即回家。

GARY CLARK JR.: It had this raw thing, andthere was guitar players up front, and there(33)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR。):有这个原始的东西,前面有吉他演奏家,

was lead guitar playing.(34)
在弹吉他。

There was improvisation.(35)
有即兴表演。

And when I saw these people playing blues,and when I went down to that blues club, it(36)
当我看到这些人在打蓝调时,当我去那个蓝调俱乐部时,

was filled up with smoke, and those old guysare cool with their leather jackets and their(37)
满是烟,那些老人穿着皮夹克和他们的衣服很酷

Stratocasters and their Amps, I was like,man, I want to be part of this.(38)
Stratocasters和他们的Amps,我就像,男人,我想成为其中的一部分。

And they welcomed us, being 14 years old,to have your elders welcome you and be excited.(39)
他们欢迎我们,我们14岁,让您的长者欢迎您并感到兴奋。

JEFFREY BROWN: They probably didn't have toomany 14-year-olds coming to...(40)
杰弗里·布朗(JEFFREY BROWN):他们可能没有太多14岁的孩子来...

GARY CLARK JR.: They didn't have any at all,really.(41)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR。):真的没有。

JEFFREY BROWN: The welcoming into the bluescommunity would culminate some years later(42)
杰弗里·布朗(JEFFREY BROWN):几年后欢迎进入布鲁斯社区

in 2010, when Clark was invited by Eric Claptonto perform at his legendary Crossroads Festival.(43)
2010年,克拉克受埃里克·克莱普顿(Eric Clapton)邀请在他传奇的十字路口音乐节上演出。

GARY CLARK JR.: It meant something to me.(44)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR):对我来说意味着什么。

I felt like I was a part of something.(45)
我觉得自己是某个事物的一部分。

JEFFREY BROWN: A brilliant guitarist.(46)
JEFFREY BROWN:一位出色的吉他手。

But backstage during sound check in Richmond,the 35-year-old Clark told me he'd never actually(47)
但是在里士满进行声音检查的后台,现年35岁的克拉克(Clark)告诉我他从未真正

taken a formal lesson, and much of his educationcame from watching guitar greats on the venerable(48)
参加了一个正式的课程,他的大部分教育来自观看尊贵的吉他巨匠

PBS program "Austin City Limits."(49)
PBS计划“奥斯丁市区范围”。

GARY CLARK JR.: Yes, just dub the tape andjust watch it over, pause, rewind, see what(50)
加里·克拉克·加里(GARY CLARK JR。):是的,只需复制磁带,然后观看,暂停,倒带,看看会发生什么

the chord shapes were, play it in slow motion.(51)
和弦形状是慢动作播放。

JEFFREY BROWN: And who were you listeningto?(52)
JEFFREY BROWN:您在听谁?

Who were you watching?(53)
你在看谁

GARY CLARK JR.: I was watching Stevie RayVaughan, Jimmie Vaughan, and Eric Clapton,(54)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR。):我正在看史蒂夫·雷·沃恩(Stevie Ray Vaughan),吉米·沃恩(Jimmie Vaughan)和埃里克·克拉普顿(Eric Clapton)

B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, and BonnieRaitt.(55)
BB King,Buddy Guy,Robert Cray和Bonnie Raitt。

JEFFREY BROWN: He would play at the WhiteHouse in 2012, win a Grammy two years later.(56)
杰弗里·布朗(JEFFREY BROWN):他将于2012年在白宫演出,两年后赢得格莱美奖。

But Clark never saw himself as limited tothe blues and had begun to feel constrained(57)
但是克拉克从来没有见过自己局限于布鲁斯,并开始感到束缚。

by what the world expected or wanted fromhim.(58)
全世界对他的期望或期望。

His newest album, his third studio recording,is his most varied statement yet, a broad(59)
他的最新专辑,他的第三张录音室录音是他迄今为止最多样化的陈述,

palette of sounds, including reggae, a Prince-likefalsetto, straight ahead Chuck Berry rock(60)
各种声音,包括雷鬼摇摆乐,王子般的假奏,恰克·贝瑞摇滚音乐

'n' roll riffs.(61)
“ n”滚动即兴演奏。

GARY CLARK JR.: It was just pick a color andstart painting.(62)
加里·克拉克(GARY CLARK JR):只是选择一种颜色然后开始绘画。

Let's see what happens.(63)
让我们看看发生了什么。

I felt like I was just ready to just bustout running and let's what else is out there.(64)
我觉得自己已经准备好了,可以开始跑步了,让我们看看那里还有什么。

So, I just took that approach.(65)
因此,我只是采用了这种方法。

JEFFREY BROWN: These days, Clark is payingback his Austin roots, mentoring younger local(66)
杰弗里·布朗(JEFFREY BROWN):这些天来,克拉克(Clark)偿还他的奥斯丁根,指导年轻的当地人

musicians like the Peterson Brothers, whohe took on the road with him as an opening(67)
像彼得森兄弟(Peterson Brothers)这样的音乐家,他与他一起开场

act.(68)
法案。

And also now, in his music, the hopes andfears of being a parent.(69)
现在,在他的音乐中,成为父母的希望和恐惧。

Clark and his wife, Nicole, have two youngchildren.(70)
克拉克和他的妻子妮可(Nicole)育有两个孩子。

He says that and the world they're growingup make him want his music to reach deeper(71)
他说,他们成长的世界使他希望自己的音乐更深入

and have greater impact.(72)
并产生更大的影响。

GARY CLARK JR.: It's because of this tensionand the social climate, race relations, and(73)
加里·克拉克·加里(GARY CLARK JR。):是因为这种紧张局势和社会气候,种族关系以及

fear, and the unknown.(74)
恐惧和未知。

How do I maneuver through that and teach mykids how to be strong, teach my kids how to(75)
我该如何调教,并教我的孩子如何变得坚强,教我的孩子如何

be loving in a world that can be so cruel?(76)
在一个如此残酷的世界中爱吗?

JEFFREY BROWN: For the "PBS NewsHour," I'mJeffrey Brown in Richmond, Virginia.(77)
JEFFREY BROWN:对于“ PBS NewsHour”,我是弗吉尼亚州里士满的Jeffrey Brown。


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