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I had a piano, and we really connected. Here is one that I advise for my students — keeping in mind that these students have already learned to improvise over at least other, simpler chord progressions, AND they have begun learning ii-V simple patterns in all 12 keys.

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Inhe was busted and spent the next three years in a federal narcotics prison in Lexington, Ky. Gitler puts it this way: A new biography shines a light on the too-brief life of the man known as “The Architect of Bop.

It’s a regular story. Connect to Spotify Dismiss. Gitler says while Dameron was in prison, he kicked gird habit. Paul Combs is a jazz musician, composer and arranger, as well as an educator and author.

My cousin, my aunts — they all played. I try to make it flow coherently. After several rounds or even a whole week REST during the Maj7 chords, or play rootswhile using simple ii-V patterns over the ii-V pairs. Improvise from the ear, using simple, solid, no-nonsense music statements over the Maj7 chords, while RESTING during all ii-V pairs, or playing roots of the ii-V if that helps you keep track of the form. Edmond Hall’s Celeste Quartet. Data Top 20 New Albums of on Last. Lady Bird – Tadd Dameron We fit together like two birds of a feather The perfect combination and it couldn’t be better If you just say the word, I’ll leave my lonely world I’ll fly with you, ladybird Just like a robin in the harbinger of spring I’d have this urge to fly since you’ve given me wings Please don’t you say goodbye, I’ll have to leave the sky Just fly with me, ladybird Similar Tracks.


My father played piano. Don’t want to see ads? As you advance, you will want to compose or transcribe patterns that begin on other notes for a little variety. He said his sense of harmony came hadd the classical impressionists. You will have to carefully work out each pattern you tadr to fit each of the different ii-V pairs.

You just can’t have one idea and jump to another one. As mentioned above, I like to think of this tune in 2-bar chunks. To make things easier, all of the examples begin on the ROOT of the ii chord. Billy May and His Orchestra.

When he died from cancer on March 8,he was just 48 years old. D-7 and G7 ii-V from C Major — no sharps no flats Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Dameron made complex music with little formal education.

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Dameron formed his own band and hired the best players of the younger generation — including trumpeter Miles Davis, who went on to use some of Dameron’s ideas in his groundbreaking Birth of the Cool sessions. March 9, 3: Dameron got to the heavens all too soon. In a interview in Metronome magazine, Dameron said, “There’s enough ugliness in the world.


He was airborne, to me. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.

He was in the heavens before he got there. Lacy Best Songs of — Part 3. My brother played the alto. He was a very mellow, beautiful man.

He was born in Cleveland on Feb. Lady Bird – Lyrics. The Life and Work of Tadd Dameron.

Try to make everything go — you know, it’s just like reading a book. Parker’s Mood – Original. Heard on All Things Considered. Cmaj7 I chord in C Major — no sharps no flats Parker’s Mood – Original Charlie Parker.