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2013/06 - "My one and only love"

thesaxman71

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Here we go,

For all you lovely people out there in "saxophone land" my pick for June '13 BOTM is a great tune called

"My one and only love"

There are lots of great versions on youtube with some as instrumentals and some with a mix of instrumental and singing.
So there you have it folks, lets make this BOTM a good one... (hey hey! maybe some of you would like to mix it up a little with saxophone playing AND "crooning" ;}, the singing part is 100% optional)
but let us all have fun with it...
I am really looking forward to this months postings




I have Bb and Eb parts and a backing track...

format is the usual, 4 bars intro then 32 bars (X2)
note:
it is best to make your improvisation 24 bars in length then take it out with the melody for the last 8 bars
also on the improvisation section i have made it a double tempo bossa feel...

A link to dropbox with pdf and backing track will be posted very soon!
thanks,
thesaxman71 (aka Ian)
 
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rhysonsax

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Re: 2013/06 "My one and only love"

Nice one. That's a great tune with lots of excellent versions recorded.

Not sure about singing it, but I wish I could sound like this:


Looking forward to June.

Rhys
 
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Re: 2013/06 "My one and only love"

Nice one. That's a great tune with lots of excellent versions recorded.

Not sure about singing it


Looking forward to June.

Rhys
The singing part is 100% optional and just a fun suggestion, i was inspired to write that because i heard other forum members posting sound clips of themselves singing and playing the saxophone.
Have fun with this BOTM
regards,
Ian
 
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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

Another great version to digest by the "master" himself (my personal inspirational player of all time so I am bias)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=lemf4TJw4TU


note: nobody is expected to play it like this, it is merely for you to listen to an alternative version to draw idea's from and in my opinion a fantastic version :)

And a nice vocal version by a fellow Geordie (yet again bias), very sweet indeed!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Zhm7ouCa1NI
 
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Chris

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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

Great call Ian. I'm looking forward to lots of versions to listen to..

Chris.
 

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muzza

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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

Great choice. I was hoping this would turn up on BOTM at some point.

The first Saxophone album I purchased was "3-4-5 The Verve Small Group Sessions" by Benny Carter, and still my favourite album. This is Benny Carters version that is also on the CD. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQhU8GZR2Bc


[FONT=&amp]Looking forward to hearing the version to be posted and hope to contribute, once I can get a good take of last months ballard[/FONT].
 

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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

I like the Tatum version but Sting? He destroyed a good song!
 
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ProfJames

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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

Sting was always revered for his jazz playing!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Chris

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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

As a break from the " Course" I thought I'd have a play with this months tune. This is an extended version with a full 32 bar second chorus then tag ending, just incase anyone wants to try this backing track..It really is a great tune that Ian has picked this month..

http://snd.sc/10GPP4W

Chris...
 

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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

For the newer Saxophone Cafe forum members

Saxophone Cafe Forum member Matthew Stone :thumb:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf29d1bRkuM

Nice one Matthew but the critics may say you are a bit sharp or flat, or even out of time ;} ;} ;} :w00t: :))) :))) :))) :)))

Teebones :old:
 
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Re: "My one and only love" 13/06

Another great version to digest by the "master" himself (my personal inspirational player of all time so I am bias)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=lemf4TJw4TU


note: nobody is expected to play it like this, it is merely for you to listen to an alternative version to draw idea's from and in my opinion a fantastic version :)
"Fantastic Version"? ... It is awe inspiring ... a truly brilliant muso and a decent human being ... not that I know him it is just what he did..... with humility....
 
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