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thesaxman71

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nice 1, i caught ya sneaking it in here :)))

nice swinging arrangement (can i steal a copy?), not as easy as it seems even for more advanced players but you gave it a good go and kept the flow going and your tone is getting clearer and more defined as your own.
 

Chris

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Ian I just sent you a copy. This was a fun track to try and play, I'll go post it where it belongs later on. Thanks for the comments..

Chris..
 

Marcello

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I started to learn this tune myself after someone posted a beautiful version of Chet Baker & Stan Getz in another thread....
I just fell in love with Chet's interpretation... ;}
I keep asking myself how I did not know this tune before....?:confused:
Well, I am glad that now I know!
Would it be too much asking for the backing track...?
I have the irealb version... but this is also cool...

Thanks
 

thesaxman71

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and some unknown guy, never heard of him, ;} called "Charlie Parker", whoever he is, made it quite famous too with strings!
 

B Flat

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and some unknown guy, never heard of him, ;} called "Charlie Parker", whoever he is, made it quite famous too with strings!
That's the only version I had heard up until recently.
I agree that Chet Baker's interpretation is fantastic.
I've been listening to his album Chet with Pepper Adams a lot lately.
One of the few trumpet players I can listen to regularly, along with Donald Byrd.
You sounded good Chris.
Can I ask what key you played this in?
Nick.
 

Jamesmac

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Nice one Chris, but why not play the Melody up the octave, and mix up the registers with the impro. I think it would have had more Desmond on Tenor sort of vibe.
 

Chris

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Hi Jim, thanks for the idea, I'll give it a try later on and see what happens..

Chris..
 

Chilli

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Nice take. Really liked the 'laid back' feel, it all flowed well. The backing called for it, I guess. As I think it's the first time I listen to you, I must say I quite like the round tone as well.
I'm gonna try and work on that one today (if my landlords leave me alone with the "mowing the lawn" thing).
 

Chris

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Thanks for the comments 'Chilli', you will be more than welcome to join us in the 'Ballad of the Month Thread' (BOTM).

Chris..
 

daveysaxboy

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Yea your swinging there Chris.Nice to hear you in faster tempo thing.It really suits your very smooth thick tenor sound/style.Your the forum Getz dude for sure.
 

Sue

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Nice Chris, I like this tune very much and as I have the lead sheet in the Real Book, you have inspired me to have a bash at it.
 
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