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    Last edited by rpjazzguitar; 12-25-2020 at 03:26 AM. Reason: will be replaced

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    The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary
     
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    Lovely!

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    Here's another shot at it.

    Increases my respect for players who can execute a chord melody perfectly.

    With all this talk about gear for jazz it may be relevant that it would be hard to find anything cheaper. That's a Yamaha Pacifica 012, their cheapest guitar. It does have a Seymour Duncan Little 59. I was using that and the original middle pickup, together. The guitar has the slimmest neck of any I've played. It stays perfectly in tune. I preferred this rig to my usual Comins GCS-1, ME80 and Little Jazz for this tune. Easier to play and sounded better.

    The amp is a Crate GFX15, which sold new at GC for either $79 or $99, I can't recall. The guitar was straight into the amp and recorded on the fly with my phone's mic.

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    nice harmony ....

    those pacificas are ridiculously
    great value for money
    sounds nice ...
    did you block the tremolo ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pingu
    nice harmony ....

    those pacificas are ridiculously
    great value for money
    sounds nice ...
    did you block the tremolo ?
    It stayed in tune pretty well with the tremolo bar working, but, since I don't use it, I put in all the springs (5, I think) and screwed it down all the way. The tailpiece sits against the body. It's rigid this way, and stays in tune really well, so I didn't need to put in a block.

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    Nice Job, RP,

    I preferred #1 over #2. I also liked the dissonance (1:03#2) on both recordings. I have only one comment to consider artistically--when you play the dissonant chords, don't rush them and allow them to breathe a bit more to establish the departure from consonance. However, too much and you'll lose your pacing.
    Play live . . . Marinero

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    Thanks for listening!

    I've been practicing the tune more than I usually practice a tune ... just trying to nail the time and get the notes to ring properly.

    Humbling. It's a lot easier to play them sloppily. I'm still working on it.

    Here's my latest attempt.


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    nice..keep at it..hope you've been listening to this for some phrasing inspiration...

    two masters- hartman & trane




    cheers