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    Hi everyone!

    Where can I find sheet music for Jim Hall’s calypso composition ”Bermuda Bye Bye”? Calypso and caribbean music in general are some of my favorite styles to play on jazz guitar. Does anyone know where I can find sheet music for this composition?
    Have I found it yet? I said that but I didn’t knew it. Did I knew that I had found it yet? No, it wasn’t what I was looking for. Nevermind. Ok.

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    Do we have some Jim Hall fans out there?
    Have I found it yet? I said that but I didn’t knew it. Did I knew that I had found it yet? No, it wasn’t what I was looking for. Nevermind. Ok.

    -Pataphysical monologue based on Cartesian theory

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    Never heard that one. Is it a contrafact of "Jamaica Farewell"?

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    Have I found it yet? I said that but I didn’t knew it. Did I knew that I had found it yet? No, it wasn’t what I was looking for. Nevermind. Ok.

    -Pataphysical monologue based on Cartesian theory

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    Lovely tune.

    I have the Jim Hall Exploring Jazz Guitar book, which Jim Hall generously gave to me along with most of his CDs . Just checked the song is not in there.
    B+
    Frank (aka fep)

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    I like that tune. I could try and at least figure out the chords if you give me a few days. Got a busy week, but I'd like to play this one too.

    Great album too. And Big Blues. Jim and Art Farmer were so good together.
    Jeff Matz, Jazz Guitar:
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    I found this live version of ”Bermuda Bye Bye” today.

    Have I found it yet? I said that but I didn’t knew it. Did I knew that I had found it yet? No, it wasn’t what I was looking for. Nevermind. Ok.

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    Hello , it seems possible to find it here :
    transcription – Richard Maxwell Music

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    Quote Originally Posted by cano View Post
    Hello , it seems possible to find it here :
    transcription – Richard Maxwell Music
    Thank you so much, cano!
    Have I found it yet? I said that but I didn’t knew it. Did I knew that I had found it yet? No, it wasn’t what I was looking for. Nevermind. Ok.

    -Pataphysical monologue based on Cartesian theory

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    And shit, I was learning it by ear.

    Oh well. This is better.
    Jeff Matz, Jazz Guitar:
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    "Jazz is like life...it goes on longer than you think, and as soon as you're like 'oh, I get it,' it ends."

    --The Ghost of Duke Ellington

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    It doesn't sound like it would be too hard to earball it. In fact I kind of dig it and I think I am going to listen to it about a hundred times and work out my own vibe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geogio View Post
    It doesn't sound like it would be too hard to earball it. In fact I kind of dig it and I think I am going to listen to it about a hundred times and work out my own vibe.
    Nah, heads pretty easy. Jim does some really cool chordal stuff in the solo.

    I'm gonna finish my transcription anyway, and post a video. I cant figure out how to access the transcription at that guy's site anyway.
    Jeff Matz, Jazz Guitar:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/jeffreymatz

    "Jazz is like life...it goes on longer than you think, and as soon as you're like 'oh, I get it,' it ends."

    --The Ghost of Duke Ellington

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    Nah, heads pretty easy. Jim does some really cool chordal stuff in the solo.

    I'm gonna finish my transcription anyway, and post a video. I cant figure out how to access the transcription at that guy's site anyway.
    Thanks, Jeff! I look forward to both see your transcription and video.

    By the way, a question striked me today when I listened to the original recording. Does Hall play a nylon-strunged guitar or is it his ES-175/D’Aquisto recorded acoustically? I’m not sure at all. It actually reminds me a bit of the ”Virtuoso” sound with Joe Pass.
    Last edited by Bbmaj7#5#9; 09-29-2019 at 02:13 PM.
    Have I found it yet? I said that but I didn’t knew it. Did I knew that I had found it yet? No, it wasn’t what I was looking for. Nevermind. Ok.

    -Pataphysical monologue based on Cartesian theory

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. beaumont View Post
    cant figure out how to access the transcription at that guy's site anyway.
    Quick glance.... looks like a student access site.

    It sure is a happy tune.