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#1321596 - 12/09/09 06:24 AM Chords to One For My Baby?
Sandy Shalk Offline
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Registered: 12/07/08
Posts: 5
Loc: Smyrna, DE
I would sure be interested in your thoughts about good chord changes to "One for My Baby (and one more for the road)"

Thanks so much!

Sandy

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#1321914 - 12/09/09 03:31 PM Re: Chords to One For My Baby? [Re: Sandy Shalk]
dailyjazztweets Offline
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Registered: 02/19/09
Posts: 55
Loc: Seattle, WA
One for the Rd is a Steve Allen and Johnny Mercer classic. In Eb, 4/4, sample beats | 1 2 3 4 |. What a great study in the II-V-I chord progression.

|| Eb6 *Ebmaj7 | Eb6 Fm7 Bb7 | Eb6 Bbm7 | Eb9 Bb7#5 |
| Eb6 Ebmaj7 | Eb6 Fm7 Bb7 | Eb6 Bbm7 | Eb9 |
| Ab6 Abmaj | Ab6 Fm7 Bb7 | Eb6 Ebmaj7 | Eb6 |
| G7#5 Cm7b5 | Fm7 Gm7 b5 Ab7 Bb7sus | Eb6 | Am7 D7 ||

*Alt. Db chord voiced with LH root (Db) and RH 4th (G) 7th (C) 3d (F), as a 4-stack (intervals of 4ths)

Before I write out the chorus, would someone proof the tune?

Thanks in advance for your time.

Hope this helps!
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Jim

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#1322420 - 12/10/09 05:14 AM Re: Chords to One For My Baby? [Re: dailyjazztweets]
Cudo Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 142
Loc: Heidelberg, Germany
Originally Posted By: dailyjazztweets
One for the Rd is a Steve Allen and Johnny Mercer classic. In Eb, 4/4, sample beats | 1 2 3 4 |. What a great study in the II-V-I chord progression.

|| Eb6 *Ebmaj7 | Eb6 Fm7 Bb7 | Eb6 Bbm7 | Eb9 Bb7#5 |
| Eb6 Ebmaj7 | Eb6 Fm7 Bb7 | Eb6 Bbm7 | Eb9 |
| Ab6 Abmaj | Ab6 Fm7 Bb7 | Eb6 Ebmaj7 | Eb6 |
| G7#5 Cm7b5 | Fm7 Gm7 b5 Ab7 Bb7sus | Eb6 | Am7 D7 ||

*Alt. Db chord voiced with LH root (Db) and RH 4th (G) 7th (C) 3d (F), as a 4-stack (intervals of 4ths)

Before I write out the chorus, would someone proof the tune?

Thanks in advance for your time.

Hope this helps!


Hi,

I listened to this version -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53sCut6XxZE

Here are the changes that I heard -> oneformybaby

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#1322424 - 12/10/09 05:30 AM Re: Chords to One For My Baby? [Re: Cudo]
mikka942 Offline
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Registered: 09/26/09
Posts: 64
Loc: West Midlands, U.K.
Have an arrangement of this for piano - not terribly adventurous, but if anybody is interested e-mail me at jazza942-michaelmusic@yahoo.co.uk and I'll send it along.

Michael

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#1323035 - 12/10/09 10:44 PM Re: Chords to One For My Baby? [Re: Cudo]
dailyjazztweets Offline
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Registered: 02/19/09
Posts: 55
Loc: Seattle, WA
In C, and very nice color!
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#1323431 - 12/11/09 03:22 PM Re: Chords to One For My Baby? [Re: dailyjazztweets]
Nikalette Offline
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Registered: 12/22/08
Posts: 1082
Loc: California
I have an nice arrangement for piano and singer which I got from musicnotes.com. They often have several versions of a song so you can pick and choose. I think that this song was Scorch tho' which means you don't get an audio file.

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