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#2175720 - 11/02/13 01:23 AM Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps?
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I am compiling a list of the most well known jazz standards with chromatic moving 2 chord vamps in their verses.

I have these three but then I draw a blank... can you continue the list? The criteria are that chords must last 4 beats each, move back and forth by a half step, and it must be a well known standard:

1) "Well You Needn't" ||: F | Gb :||
2) "A Night In Tunisia" ||: Eb7 | D- :||
3) "Caravan" ||: C7 | Db :||
4) ???

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#2175768 - 11/02/13 05:00 AM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
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Maybe "Pensativa" from Claire Fischer?

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#2175859 - 11/02/13 11:25 AM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: Cudo]
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I studied briefly with Clare in the '80s. He hated the real book changes that everyone used on Pensativa. In fact when I started playing it for him with the "Night of the cooker" changes, he started yelling at me and said "that's not how I wrote it "!!

Fwiw, here it is with the original changes he wrote . The first page is a condensed lead sheet, the other two pages are Clare's (his own hand) writing with suggested voicings in the first part of the A section..
http://www.divshare.com/download/16856963-eae
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#2175872 - 11/02/13 11:46 AM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
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Thanks Dave for the Pensativa sheets
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#2175882 - 11/02/13 12:09 PM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
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Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter starts that way.

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#2175886 - 11/02/13 12:13 PM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
Mark Polishook Offline
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Dave, many thanx for posting that.

Bill Dobbins transcribed Claire Fischer playing Pensativa (as solo pianist) in the Alone Together collection

This is a link to it for reference (a lot of places have it)

http://www.penders.com/p/18736100

It's also got a transcription of Yesterdays (also solo piano) that's way past mind-bending.

Claire Fischer arranged many of his tunes for piano, including Pensativa, and they're in a Vol 1 and 2 series

http://www.clarefischer.com/books

Would not mind at all if you reminisced a bit about studying with him ... smile ...thanks for posting that handwritten lead sheet. that's PRIME SOURCE!
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#2176219 - 11/03/13 12:06 AM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
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cool dave.. is the "desafinado" quote deliberate, I always wondered that. love clare fisher on the prince album "parade" btw

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#2177257 - 11/04/13 11:04 PM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
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"Black Nile" by Wayne Shorter.

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#2177469 - 11/05/13 10:48 AM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: rintincop]
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#2180657 - 11/11/13 02:20 PM Re: Those jazz standards with chromatic 2 chord vamps? [Re: Cudo]
DanS Offline
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So What

edit:opps, just noticed the 4 measure caveat in the OP...


Edited by DanS (11/11/13 10:45 PM)

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