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Jazz chords in Englishman in New York

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Christian Houmann, Oct 19, 2005.


  1. HI TB'ers,

    I play Englishman in New York with a group and we talked about chords in the jazzy part. Any of you knows what the chords is?

    -Christian
     
  2. WillBuckingham

    WillBuckingham

    Mar 30, 2005
  3. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Transcribed Scores shows this for the Swing section-
    It's called the "D"-section...

    lEm---lA---lBm---lBm---l x4 for a total of 16 bars.

    The bass line(all swung 1/4 notes)-

    lE-B-E-G-lA-E-A-A#-lB-C#-D-A#-lB-A-G-F#-l

    lE-D-C#-B-lA-F#-F#-A-lB-C#-D-F-lF#-A-B-A-l

    lG-F#-E-D-lC#-E-B-G#-lG-F#-F#-E-lD-C#-B-F#-l

    lE-B-E-G#-lA-E-A-A#-lB-F-F#-A#-lB___----l
     
  4. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Yeah - it's not the chords that are Jazzy - actually pretty basic - but rather what the players do with the material - so it's the Jazzy soprano sax phrases and the chromatic passing notes in the walking bassline etc. etc.
     
  5. Howard K

    Howard K

    Feb 14, 2002
    UK
    " I jazz chord, to say, I love you... I jazz chord, to say how much I care.."
     
  6. Thanks guys!

    It was really helpful

    -Christian