Chord Melody – ‘Round Midnight

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Related Items. Scales I think of the chords as well, but I think it could only benefit someone to analyze the tune with scales as well. You just need to put the link to your video in the upper text field example: So I pieced all of this together to try and make a tab for solo guitar. This is normally played as a walking ballad and features an interesting set of harmonic twists and turns. Brent Vaartstra - July 22, 0.

Round Midnight Tutorial

B3-G5 Pages: Thread Tools Subscribe to this Thread…. During the 1st 2-bars, over the m7 chords, he outlines very typical m7 arpeggios. You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library. Leave it blank if you wish to appear as "Anonymous".

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I love Monk. At any rate, what little I did find I took and pieced together and have been working on this.

This kind of harmonic manipulation is very, very common for an experienced Jazz player, an improvisor. I think that it is just as important, at times, to make the extra effort, in personalizing any piece that you are going to interpret, by coming up with an Introduction as well as an ending, a [ Tag ] instead of relying on a Fade.

He arrives at Ebmaj7 by passing through E7 9b5 after a ii-V cadence to Gbmaj7. I'm probably going about this the hard way or the wrong way, but then again, I've only been playing simple jazz untill now stuff like autumn leaves, so what, take 5, black orpheus, billy's bounce, etc etc etc And this will be the first time that I'm working on any sort of fairly complex ballad.

Round Midnight Tutorial

Thanks Kenny. Thelonious Monk "Round Midnight" Arr.

Thelonious Monk Cootie Williams. This one appears only during the [ B ] section of the aforementioned "'Round Midnight" by Thelonious Monk.

And, this alone would give you pause for thought and then praise for how Mel Rhyne tucks himself beneath these voices. Feel free to download my chart here. For me, as a listener, as a fan, these are huge elements. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us.