Music AoS3: All Blues

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  • Created by: neleanor
  • Created on: 28-05-14 19:04

Background:

  • Composed 1959
  • From 'Kind of Blues'
  • Based on head arrangement (main melody of jazz song, played at beginning)
  • Gmajor chord sequence, modal influences
  • Improvisation
  • Recorded in one take

Structure:

  • 3 ideas: 1) 4 bar intro 2) 12 bar arrangement (trumpet plays head over 12 bar chord sequence) 3) Improvised solos (over 12 bar chord sequence)
  • Intro, riff, head 1, head 2, trumpet solos (4), alto sax solos (4), tenor sax solos (4), piano solo (2), head 3, head 4, outro
  • Riff at start put between most solos

Rhythm and Metre:

  • Time sig. 6/4
  • Fast tempo
  • Swung rhythm

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