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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont
    That did work. And that's some GOOD STUFF!

    I do find it quite bluesy, really. It's a jazz blues, they're playing changes, but it's definitely bluesy.

    Of note--now I'm here with crappy laptop speakers, but I swear I hear the Ab clearly on all the "A's" of the sax solo....but NOT on the first two A's of the trumpet solo. But it's back on the final A. Interesting.
    I hear it on the second A of the trumpet solo in the rhythm section, but not the first. The trumpet itself is not playing the Ab change, just C blues stuff. And total agree regarding this being a very bluesy interpretation of the song, at least in the solos; I guess you could make an argument the other way for some aspects of the horn ensemble arrangement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone
    I don't sense any change in Graham.
    Maybe I should first check this with the wife. At least she hasn’t asked for a divorce yet...

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    Quote Originally Posted by grahambop
    Maybe I should first check this with the wife. At least she hasn’t asked for a divorce yet...
    Lulling you into a false sense of security. They do that. For decades, lifetimes even. :-)

    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont
    Graham, really enjoyed your take. You have the ability to build something that has a real arc to it...makes listening to your playing always enjoyable.
    Thanks Jeff. Honestly I don’t know where that stuff comes from, I suppose just from years of listening. I sometimes think about using a basic approach like starting lower and building up to some high notes. But once I start recording, all of that goes out of the window and the subconscious (or something) takes over.

    I think the whole question of what goes on when we try to improvise (in my case with an almost ‘blank mind’!) is pretty interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone
    Now that's a great take. I love the endless, fluent stream of ideas. Love the unleashing of the bop idiom on this. I almost overdosed on all the ideas you were firing out there, and it sounded natural and unforced. The tone was great. I thought in the very first notes of your solo I heard maybe a hat-tip to Wes? I wish I could play over blues changes like that. The blues licks were rare, but perfectly placed.

    I also appreciate and admire up-tempo playing. I struggle to be able to play faster than 180 or so and enjoy hearing people who can naturally communicate great musical ideas at faster tempos. I will have to listen to you clip a lot more to see what I can absorb.
    Thanks Lawson. Yes you are right about the Wes-type phrases, he was always a big influence on me. Unit 7 was on the first Wes record I ever got, and I wore it out! So no surprise that I put some of those ideas in there.

    My tempo chops are pretty inconsistent actually, I don’t really practise speed enough. The first time I tried that aebersold track I was just about keeping up with it, but the next day I tried to record and it was hopeless! So I did the 210 one, which is better for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ragman1
    It's interesting that the C note, which is integral to the AbM7, sounds like a clam... any ideas?

    Incidentally, you might find this entertaining. This the original Sam Jones recording with Nat Adderley on sax. I've slowed it down so it's now in F. Here are the two solos, the sax and the trumpet (there's a bit of a gap in between). The sax isn't distorted (because the trumpet isn't) it's playing a bit flat.

    You'll hear me comping along with it to prove it's in tune and the chords are right. You'll notice that over the AbM7 (now DbM7) both of the soloists just play some sort of generic line. Nothing outrageous, just the usual, as if the M7 wasn't there at all. Only for interest's sake :-)'

    My backing track includes the Abmaj7 to Dbmaj7 change. I think the C sounded okay on Abmaj7, but not on Dbmaj7, maybe because I'm hearing G7b13 in my mind.

    My approach to those two chords when I first looked at the tune was to think Eb major tonal center and then adjust by ear -- so, on paper, it would be D, not C, that would be the "out" note. Maybe I never played a D so I didn't notice anything wrong. I might have thought the same thing if the chord was just G7b13. By the time I made the clip, I had the sound in my ears and wasn't thinking anything but melody.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djg
    it is called "down home". not sure about the "not bluesy" part.

    maybe this works:

    Damn you djg!

    I listened and now I am hooked. Didn't I say that I DIDN'T want to buy more music?

    Here is a three disc set of Sam Jones that I am eyeing on Amazon right now:

    Amazon.com
    Maybe if you all buy it first, I won't be as tempted (6 copies left)

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    Quote Originally Posted by John A.
    I get "video unavailable" on my screen" and can't play/open the link.

    John
    I think djg might have solved it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grahambop
    Thanks. Actually while making these videos I have a bit of trouble hearing what I’m playing, I’ve got all the sound being monitored via the Focusrite through my computer speakers, but the guitar does not sound clear enough through those speakers. (This doesn’t affect the recording which is direct, just the monitoring sound). So I don’t always feel I’m picking as cleanly as I would like. If I use my amp direct out, I have to turn the amp speaker off, as it requires the amp to be at a deafening level before I get a loud enough line signal to record with. (Could do with a separate volume control on the amp line out!). So I can’t use the amp.

    Anyway I have just ordered a Lehle signal splitter, so in future I will be able to send one signal to the amp and the other to my recording interface. Should be a lot better!
    Graham,

    If I could pursue the recording issue just a bit ... because I'm looking for a better way.

    1. For these clips, I use my old phone to play the backing track into a keyboard amp. Then I use my usual guitar rig played through a guitar amp. I use my current phone's camera app to make a video. The phone is the mic. Editing? Who needs editing? And, for that matter who needs audio quality?

    2. For most Covid style recording projects, I plug the guitar into my pedalboard thence into the focusrite and monitor the whole thing through a guitar amp. I use Reaper on a laptop. Please don't tell any audiophiles that I monitor this way - it upsets them. I'm recording with some reverb (which sounds better than what I've been able to add later with Reaper reverb plugins) which makes it impossible to remove the reverb from the track -- a feature, not a bug, to a reverb lover like me.

    What I'm wondering is whether there's some way to get better audio quality into the video, without spending hours learning video editing software?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone
    For what it's worth, I thought your reply to him was rude as well. I don't sense any change in Graham. He's one of my favorite contributors and players on this board. I think we'd all do well to do listen closely to the players who can actually improvise interestingly at tempos approaching the recordings than railing at them.

    I'm reminded of what Wyatt Earp said to Ike Clanton: "... Ike, you talk too much for a fighting man."
    As a frequent "kidder" myself, I'll accept that Ragman had no intent to offend. But, after a recent comment he made to me, apparently as a joke, I had to remind myself not to be offended.

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    I think you're all rude and curse you all under my breath. You're ugly too. And the smell ... oh wait, that's me.
    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by PickingMyEars
    Damn you djg!

    I listened and now I am hooked. Didn't I say that I DIDN'T want to buy more music?

    Here is a three disc set of Sam Jones that I am eyeing on Amazon right now:

    Amazon.com
    Maybe if you all buy it first, I won't be as tempted (6 copies left)
    yes, you want all three records. i envy you for discovering these treasures.



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    Here's a take on Unit 7! I've been trying out the D'Andrea Pro Plec 1.5 picks for a week or so (finally found and bought some ), and it's impressive how much they change the sound. Still not sure i'll end up using them, cause i miss having some edge from a more pointy pick, but there's no way my strat (with 10s) could sound like that with say a fender heavy pick. It even sounds a bit thumby hehe... But it's hard to get a Grant Green sound with this pick..

    Missing some kicks on the head, cause i think the Wes version is a bit different than this play along (the kick on the end of the B sections for example , some others )..


  15. #114

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpjazzguitar
    Graham,

    If I could pursue the recording issue just a bit ... because I'm looking for a better way.

    1. For these clips, I use my old phone to play the backing track into a keyboard amp. Then I use my usual guitar rig played through a guitar amp. I use my current phone's camera app to make a video. The phone is the mic. Editing? Who needs editing? And, for that matter who needs audio quality?

    2. For most Covid style recording projects, I plug the guitar into my pedalboard thence into the focusrite and monitor the whole thing through a guitar amp. I use Reaper on a laptop. Please don't tell any audiophiles that I monitor this way - it upsets them. I'm recording with some reverb (which sounds better than what I've been able to add later with Reaper reverb plugins) which makes it impossible to remove the reverb from the track -- a feature, not a bug, to a reverb lover like me.

    What I'm wondering is whether there's some way to get better audio quality into the video, without spending hours learning video editing software?
    Well I’m a bit of a perfectionist I have to admit, for anything I put on my youtube channel I want it to have the best audio and video quality I can manage (with the consumer-level gear I’ve got). So I film with a Panasonic Lumix camera (which was a retirement gift from work actually!), it takes decent HD video. But I suspect an iPhone these days would be just as good, for video.

    For audio I record into Reaper via a focusrite 2i2. I add the reverb in Reaper using the convolution option, with some impulse files recorded in a church (freely available from a York university project website as I recall). I like the natural sound it gives. But again that’s me being a bit fussy, any old digital reverb would probably be ok.

    The key point (as per your last para) is to bring the ‘good’ audio and the video together, and throw away the ‘camera’ audio. I do this in Cyberlink Powerdirector. I just trim the ends off the video, maybe put a fade on the end, then I drag the Reaper-rendered WAV file under the video, slide it around on the timeline until it syncs with the ‘camera audio’, then I mute the ‘camera audio’ track.

    So it doesn’t really involve a lot of video editing, in fact I usually spend way more time mixing the audio in Reaper.

    In fact I believe Reaper can be used for basic video editing, so maybe you could do it all in Reaper if that’s what you’re used to. But I don’t know much about this, I think the reaper video expert on the forum is Fep.

  16. #115

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    I pretty much do the same thing, I plug the guitar into a Boss Gt-1, into focusrite, then reaper (Sometimes I mic an amp, which sounds a lot better, but usually I don't bother). I have some template projects that have everything ready (some compression, eq and reverb), so I only have to import the backing track and press record. Then export audio and use Vsdc to trim the video and maybe color it a bit and add a title. I have everything ready so it's easy and fast. And looks and sounds a lot better than just recording into the zoom camera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter
    I pretty much do the same thing, I plug the guitar into a Boss Gt-1, into focusrite, then reaper (Sometimes I mic an amp, which sounds a lot better, but usually I don't bother). I have some template projects that have everything ready (some compression, eq and reverb), so I only have to import the backing track and press record. Then export audio and use Vsdc to trim the video and maybe color it a bit and add a title. I have everything ready so it's easy and fast. And looks and sounds a lot better than just recording into the zoom camera.
    Alter,

    Thanks.

    Are you using an external camera? Or is there some way to get Reaper to make a video as you record?

  18. #117

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter
    Here's a take on Unit 7! I've been trying out the D'Andrea Pro Plec 1.5 picks for a week or so (finally found and bought some ), and it's impressive how much they change the sound. Still not sure i'll end up using them, cause i miss having some edge from a more pointy pick, but there's no way my strat (with 10s) could sound like that with say a fender heavy pick. It even sounds a bit thumby hehe... But it's hard to get a Grant Green sound with this pick..

    Missing some kicks on the head, cause i think the Wes version is a bit different than this play along (the kick on the end of the B sections for example , some others )..

    This is a great take-- and very Wes sounding! Never would have guessed a strat.

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    [QUOTE=rpjazzguitar;

    Are you using an external camera? Or is there some way to get Reaper to make a video as you record?[/QUOTE]

    I'm using a zoom q4 usually. If I use it as a web camera it can't go up to full HD, so I record in it stand alone. It also has a line in so the fastest way is to record everything on the zoom camera, I used to do that, but don't have a mixer here, and it's handy when mixing guitar and backing track.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grahambop
    Well I’m a bit of a perfectionist I have to admit, for anything I put on my youtube channel I want it to have the best audio and video quality I can manage (with the consumer-level gear I’ve got). So I film with a Panasonic Lumix camera (which was a retirement gift from work actually!), it takes decent HD video. But I suspect an iPhone these days would be just as good, for video.

    For audio I record into Reaper via a focusrite 2i2. I add the reverb in Reaper using the convolution option, with some impulse files recorded in a church (freely available from a York university project website as I recall). I like the natural sound it gives. But again that’s me being a bit fussy, any old digital reverb would probably be ok.

    The key point (as per your last para) is to bring the ‘good’ audio and the video together, and throw away the ‘camera’ audio. I do this in Cyberlink Powerdirector. I just trim the ends off the video, maybe put a fade on the end, then I drag the Reaper-rendered WAV file under the video, slide it around on the timeline until it syncs with the ‘camera audio’, then I mute the ‘camera audio’ track.

    So it doesn’t really involve a lot of video editing, in fact I usually spend way more time mixing the audio in Reaper.

    In fact I believe Reaper can be used for basic video editing, so maybe you could do it all in Reaper if that’s what you’re used to. But I don’t know much about this, I think the reaper video expert on the forum is Fep.
    I do the same thing with different software, Garageband for recording audio, Quicktime for capturing video, and iMovie for merging the two. For a camera I was using my laptop's built in webcam, but recently got a slightly better external one and a tripod so I can aim things a little better.

    John.

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    Alter: Great sounding track, very Wes-like really well played.

    Graham: Not very Weslike , but also really well played.

    TripleJazz: Nice take. Great energy and flow throughout.

    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone;[URL="tel:1112478"
    1112478[/URL]]OH YEAH. I love it that you just went after it. I felt a real drive and excitement in your solo, like you were taking risks, one of which was the tempo. I'm happy to confess and come out as somebody who loves fast tempos and wishes I could play them! I admire players who can get their ideas out there at quick tempos. I like to feel the heat.

    Lots of that here!
    Thanks. Everything seems like a risk once the tune starts! I do have a tendency to force the ideas out and sometimes it hits and other times it splats. This approach sacrifices good feel. I’d really love to have a nice touch and feel, like Grahambop’s submissions and many of the others. I don’t know how to get out of the robot motions.

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    I'm often guilty of the same "robot motions"... usually listening to some Jim Hall helps me a lot, transcribing.. even better!

    It's unbelievable how melodic Wes is on Unit 7, been listening to his solo again... Whoa!

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    Okay, DJG--ya made me cave into my guilty habit of buying more music.

    Spent $25 on a rarish Charles McPherson album called "Bebop Revisited" because he plays the heck outta "Wail." I had to have his solo for my rhythm changes playlist.

    Spent another $20 on Jazzmen Detroit because... I mean, look at who is on that album--do I need a reason

    I have a music addition and C19 has only made it worse

    Alter, do you think you can program some of that robot code into my mind? I'd love to play guitar the way you do. Bleep boop bleep "famous Jim Hall chord" bleep boop bleep "Wes Montgomery"... danger, danger, Will Robinson



    Not saying your playing is robotic, I really do enjoy the posts of your playing. Just poking fun at your "robotic" quote.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter
    Here's a take on Unit 7! I've been trying out the D'Andrea Pro Plec 1.5 picks for a week or so (finally found and bought some ), and it's impressive how much they change the sound. Still not sure i'll end up using them, cause i miss having some edge from a more pointy pick, but there's no way my strat (with 10s) could sound like that with say a fender heavy pick. It even sounds a bit thumby hehe... But it's hard to get a Grant Green sound with this pick..

    Missing some kicks on the head, cause i think the Wes version is a bit different than this play along (the kick on the end of the B sections for example , some others )..

    Nice version! Does remind me of Wes' style. Strat sounds great and apparently with the original single coil. Grooves thruout.

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    Nice playing by Grahambop with ideas flowing out, lots of things to like there. "Cooperative" backing track, too.

    Alter, you have an uncanny "breathy" attack. Oh wait, so it's the new picks you're using, right? Always good to hear your playing.

    Wish I had more time to read how you people are recording and about what to do with that Abmaj7 etc.

    Would be curious to see how some interactions would pan out in an in-person club situation. My guess is that some would be a lot quieter, some louder, some just the same as on here.

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    I'm much more patient in person.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rpjazzguitar
    Are you using an external camera? Or is there some way to get Reaper to make a video as you record?
    RP, I don’t think Reaper can record video, it is just an editor for video (as far as I can make out). But it appears to be fairly simple to import your video file into your existing audio project, then you could trim it, line the video track up with your reaper audio track, then lower the ‘video audio’ volume to zero.

    Just google reaper video editing, there are some good videos by Kenny Gioia which cover it.

    I might try doing a video in Reaper myself, just for a change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter;[URL="tel:1112573"
    1112573[/URL]]I'm often guilty of the same "robot motions"... usually listening to some Jim Hall helps me a lot, transcribing.. even better!

    It's unbelievable how melodic Wes is on Unit 7, been listening to his solo again... Whoa!
    Well, on the one hand I love to listen Jim Hall. On the other I hate transcribing.

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    Wow a lot of cool stuff this week. Going backwards, Alter I'm impressed! Great tone on that strat, so fat. I use ProPlec picks, really dig them. I use the big oversize one. You're really good at doing the Wes thing!

    Graham bop,beautiful sound and just really melodic lines.

    Triple Jazz, great driving feel!

    Tommo, that sounded nice relaxed and confortable even with the Aebersold.

    Rp that 2nd version develops really well!

    Ragman you have an ability that make any tune sound like your own, that's powerful!

    Picking my ears, cool less is more vibe.

    Both John and Jeff swingin' as always!

    I've got the new tune for tomorrow, hope you all dig it. One of my favorites...

    I haven't engaged all that much in the discussions, partially because I spend my days talking. When I get home I just want to play!

  31. #130

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter
    Here's a take on Unit 7! I've been trying out the D'Andrea Pro Plec 1.5 picks for a week or so (finally found and bought some ), and it's impressive how much they change the sound. Still not sure i'll end up using them, cause i miss having some edge from a more pointy pick, but there's no way my strat (with 10s) could sound like that with say a fender heavy pick. It even sounds a bit thumby hehe... But it's hard to get a Grant Green sound with this pick..

    Missing some kicks on the head, cause i think the Wes version is a bit different than this play along (the kick on the end of the B sections for example , some others )..

    That was one really fun take. I can't think of anything about that did not just delight me to the core! The tone was really funky-Wes-like, your lines were super tasty with the bop edge but clearly tracking the blues sections. You make it look easy, and it sounds so chill and natural.

    Thanks for this inspiring clip!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ragman1
    Well, you'd be quite wrong. It's just Brit familiarity, you might not be used to it. You wouldn't actually speak like that to someone you didn't like, if that makes sense; there'd be too much distance between you. It would just be more formal, and colder. If you bothered to speak to them at all, that is. Life's tough :-)
    This is just nonsense. I work all the time with Israelis, Palestinians, German-speakers, people of all kinds of cultural and religious backgrounds. I do my research in about 8 different ancient and modern languages and spend my summers excavating on archaeological sites with multi-national/multi-ethnic teams and I get along just fine with them. I lived in a rural East African village for a year and had to do a lot of interacting in a fairly obscure tribal dialect and navigate those cultural situations.

    It's just patronizing and condescending for you think maybe I just don't "get" people from the UK. Maybe it's you who needs to get out more.

    This is my last word on this subject.

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    Yeah, I’m British, and I didn’t like the tone either!

    But enough of that. Just now there was a knock on the door and my new signal splitter gadget arrived, much more interesting!

    Another thing I thought of doing with it is record the direct signal into channel 1 of the Focusrite, mic the amp into channel 2, then blend them in Reaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grahambop
    Just noticed that the melody at that point is essentially a C minor arpeggio, I did not think of looking at that before. Kind of explains why I thought Cm lines work!
    I blame Jordan Klemons for this but I have come to prefer the sound of Cm on Abmaj7 to an actual Abmaj7.

    That Ab sounds dissonant on an Abmaj7 chord; you actually need to resolve to G

    OTOH Cm pentatonic/blues and triads etc sound AMAZING

    Bearing in mind Ab6 is not the same thing at all as an Abmaj7; an Ab will sound resolved on an Ab6 chord.
    Last edited by christianm77; 04-08-2021 at 04:48 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grahambop
    RP, I don’t think Reaper can record video, it is just an editor for video (as far as I can make out). But it appears to be fairly simple to import your video file into your existing audio project, then you could trim it, line the video track up with your reaper audio track, then lower the ‘video audio’ volume to zero.

    Just google reaper video editing, there are some good videos by Kenny Gioia which cover it.

    I might try doing a video in Reaper myself, just for a change.
    OK I just re-did my Unit 7 video from scratch inside my Reaper audio project, it was actually very easy to do. The only things you need to know really are:
    - how to switch on the video window
    - how to enable video fades
    - how to ignore the 'camera' audio track.

    All these are in one of those Kenny Gioia videos you get by googling as I suggested.

    The one other non-obvious thing is how to render the project out as an MP4 file. Again I googled it and there was a video which explained it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter
    Here's a take on Unit 7!
    That was fantastic, Alter and very inspiring!


    Quote Originally Posted by Ronstuff

    Tommo, that sounded nice relaxed and confortable even with the Aebersold.
    Oh did it? Thank you!

    Has anybody tried to just play C major over the entire B-section? Sounds good to me but my ears may be cheating me....

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    Quote Originally Posted by PickingMyEars
    Okay, DJG--ya made me cave into my guilty habit of buying more music.

    Spent $25 on a rarish Charles McPherson album called "Bebop Revisited" because he plays the heck outta "Wail." I had to have his solo for my rhythm changes playlist.

    Spent another $20 on Jazzmen Detroit because... I mean, look at who is on that album--do I need a reason

    I have a music addition and C19 has only made it worse
    good choices. i got all the mcpherson xanadu LPs. live in tokyo is fantastic as well. i probably could've bought a small house with the money i've spent buying music...


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    Quote Originally Posted by TOMMO
    Has anybody tried to just play C major over the entire B-section? Sounds good to me but my ears may be cheating me....
    Yes the bridge is basically a turnaround in C, I didn’t have much trouble with that, it’s a very common progression.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOMMO

    Has anybody tried to just play C major over the entire B-section? Sounds good to me but my ears may be cheating me....
    you can view the b-section either completely in C, II V III VI or consider the Em7 A7 a II V in D major. both is popular. the latter has a nice little outside effect if you're used to hearing it in C. wes uses this device for surprise moments in satin doll. on unit 7 he does stay in C, just like cannonball. i have a few versions of richie hart, where he enjoys going to D

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    Yeah people get a bit sniffy about that type of transposable ii V harmony but they all do it. Any II V line on any II V...

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    Quote Originally Posted by grahambop
    Yes the bridge is basically a turnaround in C, I didn’t have much trouble with that, it’s a very common progression.
    Quote Originally Posted by djg
    you can view the b-section either completely in C, II V III VI or consider the Em7 A7 a II V in D major. both is popular. the latter has a nice little outside effect if you're used to hearing it in C. wes uses this device for surprise moments in satin doll. on unit 7 he does stay in C, just like cannonball. i have a few versions of richie hart, where he enjoys going to D
    Quote Originally Posted by christianm77
    Yeah people get a bit sniffy about that type of transposable ii V harmony but they all do it. Any II V line on any II V...
    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOMMO

    Has anybody tried to just play C major over the entire B-section? Sounds good to me but my ears may be cheating me....
    You can, certainly, because it's all in C, but you may lose some subtlety over the A7b9 and G7b9. At least a natural C over the A7 gives you a blues sound.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ragman1
    You can, certainly, because it's all in C, but you may lose some subtlety over the A7b9 and G7b9. At least a natural C over the A7 gives you a blues sound.
    I tend to play C7(b9) over A7b9...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alter
    Here's a take on Unit 7! I've been trying out the D'Andrea Pro Plec 1.5 picks for a week or so (finally found and bought some ), and it's impressive how much they change the sound. Still not sure i'll end up using them, cause i miss having some edge from a more pointy pick, but there's no way my strat (with 10s) could sound like that with say a fender heavy pick. It even sounds a bit thumby hehe... But it's hard to get a Grant Green sound with this pick..

    Missing some kicks on the head, cause i think the Wes version is a bit different than this play along (the kick on the end of the B sections for example , some others )..

    What backing track are you using?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOMMO
    I tend to play C7(b9) over A7b9...
    You mean you've got both the 7b9 sound and the blue note at the same time? That's quite clever, I can't wait to hear it :-)

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    Yeah you don’t need to play the C# at all. Barry showed that. C7 to Dm

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    Anyway, last day, last blast.


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    My very sloppy, but fun attack on this song.

    Observations, insights, advice, all welcome.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone
    My very sloppy, but fun attack on this song.

    Observations, insights, advice, all welcome.

    Are you panned hard one way? I think my phone's speakers are messed up...I can barely hear you.

    I'll be sure to listen later with headphones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont
    Are you panned hard one way? I think my phone's speakers are messed up...I can barely hear you.

    I'll be sure to listen later with headphones.
    Guitar on right, track on left.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson-stone
    My very sloppy, but fun attack on this song.

    Observations, insights, advice, all welcome.

    Thought that chord soloing was pretty wicked!