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  1. You're welcome!

    You're welcome!
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    Additional thoughts about chord chart submissions

    Hi GG,

    You're welcome. I'm always happy to satisfy a request when I can. Because you mentioned the tips, I'll submit another.

    What is a pianist (or guitarist) to do when he sees an A9#11 chord...
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    Hi Jer, I thought about doing just that but...

    Hi Jer,

    I thought about doing just that but since the melody wanders about, I decided to keep it simple and just call it an Ab9. The D automatically makes it a #11 chord anyway.

    I hope you are...
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    Small Fry (Carmichael and Loesser)

    "Small Fry" is a song by Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser from the 1938 film "Sing You Sinners." It has a straightforward 32-bar AABA structure. The harmony, by itself, is not particularly...
  5. If You Love Me by Gardot, Carvalho, Aderne

    Hi Timothy,

    "If You Love Me" is a slow ballad by Melody Gardot, Dadi Carvalho, and Pierre Aderne. It has a straightforward 32-bar AABA structure and is built around a I-vi-ii-V progression. When...
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    Really sad--he was one of my heroes.

    Really sad--he was one of my heroes.
  7. 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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    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...
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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...
  13. 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.
    ...
  14. 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...
  15. 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."
  23. 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
  24. Thread: Film Music

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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....
  25. 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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