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    Dominant 7th alt chord

    A pianist (at least I would do it this way) would often voice a C7alt chord with the 3rd-7th tritone in the left hand (E and Bb) and the #9 and b13 in the right (D# and Ab), often with the root in...
  2. Voicing a dominant 7th alt chord on the piano

    It's a bit more sopisticated than "whack all the black keys." A pianist (at least I would do it this way) would often voice a C7alt chord with the 3rd-7th tritone in the left hand (E and Bb) and the...
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    There is a chord chart for the 1957 Mathis hit...

    There is a chord chart for the 1957 Mathis hit "Wild is the Wind" here: https://www.irealb.com/forums/showthread.php?1536-Wild-Is-The-Wind-D-Tiomkin
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    A lead sheet for this song can be found in the...

    A lead sheet for this song can be found in the Jazz of the 50s fake book by Hal Leonard. The chord changes in both the Simone and Bowie performances are very different from the original changes in...
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    I Have Dreamed -- another version

    "I Have Dreamed" is a song from the 1951 Broadway musical "The King and I," with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein and music by Richard Rodgers and the 1956 film of the same name. It was also featured in...
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    One other thing: most tunes have "standard"...

    One other thing: most tunes have "standard" changes that are either the composer's original changes or those in the fake books. Often I and other posters submit chord charts with non-standard changes...
  7. Richie, could you tell us more about your A...

    Richie, could you tell us more about your A Lyrical Approach to Jazz Improvising theory book? I'm always open to learning new material. I've heard you on YouTube and am impressed by your playing.
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  8. Getting To Know You - Rodgers and Hammerstein

    "Getting To Know You" is a song from the 1951 Broadway musical "The King and I," with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein and music by Richard Rodgers and the 1956 film of the same name. Its well-known...
  9. Jan, this is an interesting problem. What I do to...

    Jan, this is an interesting problem. What I do to preserve a playlist is to back it up on my computer's hard drive immediately after I play the gig by sending it to my computer as an email...
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    Hi Beans, I think this behavior is the...

    Hi Beans,

    I think this behavior is the standard way iRP works: I have found that often when it wakes up, iRP displays the same title as it displayed when it was closed, but it does so from "Songs"...
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    I second Brogroove's suggestion: I would like the...

    I second Brogroove's suggestion: I would like the option of having newly created playlists appear at the top of the list. It is a nuisance to always have to move a new playlist from the bottom to the...
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    You're welcome. I regularly play for retirees who...

    You're welcome. I regularly play for retirees who enjoy many now-neglected songs of the 40s and 50s. I suggest that you check out the chord charts that I have posted on this forum for such material.
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    Hi Jer, Thanks for the complements. I...

    Hi Jer,

    Thanks for the complements. I appreciate them. I try to include biographical information about the composers of the songs because I think it is important to honor those who provide us with...
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    I Can Dream, Can't I - Sammy Fain

    In 1938, two memorable songs emerged from the Broadway flop "Right This Way" with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Irving Kahal: "I'll Be Seeing You" and the lesser known "I Can Dream, Can't I." The...
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    You're welcome! I regularly play this tune on...

    You're welcome! I regularly play this tune on gigs. My listeners seem to enjoy it, as well as other light rock tunes of the 1960s.
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    Try using the Ballad Swing style at 130 bpm for...

    Try using the Ballad Swing style at 130 bpm for jazz waltzes, like "The Boy Next Door," "Fascination," and "Someday, My Prince Will Come."
  17. Hi Jerry, I remember this song from my...

    Hi Jerry,

    I remember this song from my childhood but never played it on a gig until last Friday! You're missing some glorious early summer weather up here.

    Regards,
    Keith
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    I'd like to thank Larry Seyer for posting a chord...

    I'd like to thank Larry Seyer for posting a chord chart for this almost-forgotten song from a time when we both were young. "Where Is Your Heart" was a song featured in the 1952 film "Moulin Rouge....
  19. I'd like to thank Larry Seyer for posting a chord...

    I'd like to thank Larry Seyer for posting a chord chart for this almost-forgotten song from a time when we both were young. "Where Is Your Heart" was a song featured in the 1952 film "Moulin Rouge....
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    We've been through this many times. I made this...

    We've been through this many times. I made this request years ago! I too like to go through multiple styles at the same tempo for each tune. Great minds think alike.
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    Hi Paul, "The Things We Did Last Summer" is an...

    Hi Paul,

    "The Things We Did Last Summer" is an old favorite of mine. I remember when it was popular in the early 1950s. It is yet another of the unduly neglected songs of its time. I play for...
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    I've proposed the same idea in past postings,...

    I've proposed the same idea in past postings, 1word. I often go from style to style to determine what sounds best for each song I play. I find it annoying that the tempo changes. What I do is use a...
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    And We Were Lovers - Jerry Goldsmith

    Jerry Goldsmith (19292004) was a leading of music for film and television of the last half of the last century. His accomplishments are too numerous to list here and may be easily found...
  24. Here is the deal. The title of the Dusty...

    Here is the deal. The title of the Dusty Springfield hit is "I Only Want To Be With You." The title of the Hootie song is "Only Want To Be With You." It was composed by Mark Bryan, Bob Dylan, Dean...
  25. This is one of my favorite songs. I play the...

    This is one of my favorite songs. I play the Volume One changes at the beginning of the bridge; the Ab7 sounds jarring to me. That said, the several Bill Evans versions are sublime.
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