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#2361437 - 12/14/14 01:59 AM Route 66
Elssa Offline
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I just joined a new local music meetup group (8 people so far including keyboards, guitar, bass, sax, etc) that plays a wide variety of music including jazz standards, show tunes, pop/rock, etc. The organizer asked for ideas on songs to play, especially ones that don't have too many chord changes, so I thought of "Route 66". Does anyone else here play this one? I like to play it with some kind of walking bass, but need some more ideas on improv, etc. .

ROUTE 66









Edited by Elssa (12/14/14 02:10 AM)

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#2363763 - Yesterday at 04:27 AM Re: Route 66 [Re: Elssa]
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It is not surprising that you have not received a response so far: You are asking about arrangement for band, but forum for pianists. Route 66 is a blues, blues, and each blues can be converted to the rhythm- and- blues, thus e.g.:


http://www.mediafire.com/listen/pa5wx1b6wea43kt/Route_66.mp3

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#2364036 - Yesterday at 09:18 PM Re: Route 66 [Re: Nahum]
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I've actually gotten some nice helpful PMs from people, ideas on improvising (for solos), using the bebop scale for the blues, etc. Thanks again to Karen and Mike. smile

Bebop Scale: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bebop_scale


Edited by Elssa (Yesterday at 09:38 PM)

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#2364040 - Yesterday at 09:38 PM Re: Route 66 [Re: Elssa]
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Listen to the band "Asleep at the Wheel" with their great piano player "Floyd Domino" and transcribe his work with that song.
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Music teacher and piano player.

Free Tune from my Blues & Boogie-Woogie Piano CD:

https://app.box.com/files/0/f/0/1/f_2665138101

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#2364044 - Yesterday at 09:59 PM Re: Route 66 [Re: rocket88]
Elssa Offline
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Thanks rocket88.. I don't like to be a copycat with anything, but the more tips the better. smile I have no trouble playing boogie-woogie and the blues scales, so I think that'll sound very good with this song, Route 66.. thumb

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