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'So What'- Miles Davis transcription from Bass Player Mag Nov 2006 wanted

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Squishbass, Aug 22, 2017.


  1. Squishbass

    Squishbass

    Mar 2, 2011
    Hi there,
    Does anyone happen to have a transcription of the Miles Davis tune 'So What' from Bass Player Magazine Nov 2006 that they're willing to share?? I'm interested in the BP transcription as I also want to see what they wrote and how they analysed the tune.
    I've got plenty of BP mags from that era but unfortunately not that issue.
    Cheers
     
  2. EarnestTBass

    EarnestTBass

    Feb 3, 2015
    BP Nov 2006 contains a two page article on Miles Davis / Paul Chambers "So What." The article is brief, one half page of type, but informative. The main 8 bar riff, only, is transcribed. It is not a complete transcription of the entire tune.

    I have the two page article scanned and would be glad to share it if you want to send me a PM.

    I also have Hal Leonard's attempt to transcribe "So What" as it was recorded on Kind Of Blue by Miles, Adderley, Coltrane, Evans and Chambers- full band transcription, except Cobb, percussion is not scored.
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2017
  3. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
  4. Squishbass

    Squishbass

    Mar 2, 2011
    Thanks for the input. Interesting to know BP mag only did the 8 bar riff- not what I was expecting. That link is a good one- thanks!!
     
  5. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Bass Player mag "So What"-
     

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  6. Squishbass

    Squishbass

    Mar 2, 2011
    Awesome- thanks for sharing. That's a brief but really interesting write up included in there with the tune. Thanks again!!
     

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