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How hard it is to play this jazz/bebop song?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by Notic3, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Notic3


    Jul 11, 2006
    Porto, Portugal
    When it comes to jazz, I am starting to learn to apreciate this genre, but my favorite instrument in jazz is the trumpet, and love to hear Dizzy play it.

    What I would like to know is that in terms of technical difficulty, how hard is it to play this song in the double bass: They seem good musicians, but it can't compare to the original, they even play it slower.
  2. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
  3. relacey


    Sep 18, 2004
    Wow! Looks pretty hard to me. :D
  4. Notic3


    Jul 11, 2006
    Porto, Portugal
    Omfg... New question: how do they memorize the entire song? It's so insane I can't even put it in words..
  5. I agree. Sounds pretty hard too.
    But the **** eating grins and stress-free body language may tell a different story. So does Niels' T-shirt.
  6. hdiddy

    hdiddy Official Forum Flunkee Supporting Member

    Mar 16, 2004
    Richmond, CA
    Lots of listening, lots of practice.

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