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#1195999 - 05/09/09 03:09 AM Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin
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Here's my recording of Nice Work If You Can Get It by Gershwin:



I hope you enjoy.

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#1196064 - 05/09/09 08:33 AM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: ab-ster]
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Terrific ! Inspirational !

Briefly, what path did you take to get to that level ?
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#1196093 - 05/09/09 09:47 AM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: dmd]
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Thanks Don. I took a jazz piano theory class twenty years ago. The teacher focused on listening, scales, harmony and improvisation. After that, I listened to a lot of recordings and tried to imitate them.

I bought Barry Harris jazz instructional DVDs a couple of years ago that helped improve my improvisational and voicing skill too.

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#1196463 - 05/10/09 12:09 AM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: ab-ster]
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Well, I congratulate you on your level of accomplishment. Terrific stuff !!
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#1196835 - 05/10/09 05:19 PM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: dmd]
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Nice work! grin


I enjoyed it very much. thumb Your room and piano are equally nice. (Of course, I'm biased) smile
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#1197049 - 05/11/09 12:40 AM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: Horowitzian]
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Originally Posted By: Horowitzian
Nice work! grin


I enjoyed it very much. thumb Your room and piano are equally nice. (Of course, I'm biased) smile


Hahaha, thanks Horowitzian

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#1209348 - 05/31/09 06:43 PM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: ab-ster]
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Beautifully done!(Some of the voicings remind me of Dave Grusin) How long have you been studying?

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#1212665 - 06/06/09 09:35 AM Re: Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin [Re: paulette]
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Thanks Paulette. Yes, it is mimicing Dave Grusin style, from his "Gershwin Connection" album.

I took jazz piano lessons for a year some twenty years ago, and have been learning stuff on my own since then.

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