All profit supporting special needs music education and Help Musicians
SYOS

2012/10 - Goodbye Mr Evans

kevgermany

ex Landrover Nut
Café Supporter
Messages
21,915
Location
Just north of Munich
Big thanks to Chris for keeping this topic going and for trying to get more participants. I feel a bit of a fraud doing this as I haven't contributed so far.

Anyway, here's a nice slow ballad, by Phil Woods in memory of Bill Evans. Should be OK for some of us who haven't tried yet.

an example here: http://soundcloud.com/musicato/goodbye-mr-evans-written-by
using a transcript from saxsolos.com

or the song can be obtained from Phil Wood's site: Home
may be other sources as well.

Phil Woods himself:
View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O75EoG6UWNI


Chris has gracefully provided a super backing track to the Phil Woods original (Thanks Chris!!).
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Clivey

Well-Known Member
Messages
1,134
Location
Edinburgh/Hot Rock off African Coast
Me thinks this could be a little trickier than one might expect


Yip they are always trickier than one thought they would be but the paradoxial thing is that they are nearly always easier once you`ve learned them>:)



I`ve got almost zero internet just now so I suppose that means I should have more time to work on this one.Anyway I like this tune:welldone
 

Chris

Well Known
Café Supporter
Messages
3,821
Location
Manchester,England
For any tenor players that might be wondering about this tune Scott Hamilton has done a version, it is on "Spotify" look for Scott Hamilton with strings..

Chris...
 

Jamesmac

Well-Known Member
Messages
1,872
Me thinks this could be a little trickier than one might expect

I played it on an early YAS-62 so you shouldnt have any problems
and with my new Edd Pillinger NYA Bronzite, that i was so pleased with, i switched on the rec button.
Hope you like it
 

gladsaxisme

Try Hard Die Hard
Café Supporter
Messages
3,433
Location
manchester
I played it on an early YAS-62 so you shouldnt have any problems
and with my new Edd Pillinger NYA Bronzite, that i was so pleased with, i switched on the rec button.
Hope you like it


Sorry is there a link to this recording ....john
 

gladsaxisme

Try Hard Die Hard
Café Supporter
Messages
3,433
Location
manchester
But it was you playing on the one posted by Kev,I couldn't see who was actually playing it, if it was very nice indeed...john

ps your right it is easier than at first thought I have just had a quick go at it, like it a lot it suits the way I play I think,who knows maybe I'll get to post it....All the best ....john
 
Last edited by a moderator:

kevgermany

ex Landrover Nut
Café Supporter
Messages
21,915
Location
Just north of Munich
But it was you playing on the one posted by Kev,I couldn't see who was actually playing it, if it was very nice indeed...john

John, the one posted by me is, I think, by Jamesmac. And that comes from the #1.... But I can't confirm it as I found it by someone called blackgold on another forum, and the soundcoud link has another user name... But the mouthpiece, story and comments above all point to one and the same person.
 

Saxade

Senior Member
Messages
287
Location
Tasmania
My God ...Kev You are challenging our Artistic potential here ... As beautiful this is we would almost be improvisining if we played it straight!....I love the challenge....I think :shocked:
 

Jamesmac

Well-Known Member
Messages
1,872
John, the one posted by me is, I think, by Jamesmac. And that comes from the #1.... But I can't confirm it as I found it by someone called blackgold on another forum, and the soundcoud link has another user name... But the mouthpiece, story and comments above all point to one and the same person.

Yes, Guilty as charged. the soundcloud name is a ref to my website and promo for gigs. As blackgold on the woodwind forum, i had been discussing MPs with Stevesklar, hence the reason for posting the link to the clip.
I am also Hamish {ie scots for James} on SOTW forum which i have been using more recently.
Hope that makes things more clear. Im not really scitso. LOL.
 

kevgermany

ex Landrover Nut
Café Supporter
Messages
21,915
Location
Just north of Munich
My God ...Kev You are challenging our Artistic potential here ... As beautiful this is we would almost be improvisining if we played it straight!....I love the challenge....I think :shocked:

Talk to Chris, he has a lead sheet that all of us can play. And a transposed one for tenor. Alto's in a nice easy key, F# minor... Tenor's in D minor, even easier.
 

Popular Discussions

Top Bottom