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Inhe was busted and spent the next three years in a federal narcotics prison in Lexington, Ky. Gitler puts it this way: In — in the only known recording of his voice — Dameron told disc jockey Harry Frost that everyone in his family was a musician.

He was in the heavens before he got there. He was born in Cleveland on Feb. Come Rain or Come Shine. After several rounds or even a whole week REST during the Maj7 chords, or play rootswhile using simple ii-V patterns over the ii-V pairs. My brother played the alto.

As you advance, you will want to compose or transcribe patterns that begin on other notes for a little variety.

A new version of Last. Both strategies have daeron, and there is a lot of wiggle room in between to create your own strategies that do a little of both. Heard on All Things Considered. Parker’s Mood – Original. Here is one that I advise for my students — lafy in mind that these students have already learned to improvise over at least other, simpler chord progressions, AND they have begun learning ii-V simple patterns in all 12 keys.

March 9, 3: Transcribing your favorite solo can be incredibly informative, but sometimes just playing a solo of the same type can be just as rewarding and illuminating. Lady Bird – Tadd Dameron We fit together like two birds of a feather The perfect combination and it couldn’t be better If you just say the word, I’ll leave my lonely daameron I’ll fly with you, ladybird Just like a robin in the harbinger of spring I’d have this urge to fly since you’ve burd me wings Please don’t you say goodbye, I’ll have to leave the sky Just fly with me, ladybird Similar Tracks.


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Connect your Spotify tdd to your Last. Don’t want to see ads? Tadd Dameron smiling at center was an important figure in American jazz and bebop. As mentioned above, I like to think of this tune in 2-bar chunks.

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As always, listen to as many great recordings of the tune as possible for inspiration. Paul Combs is a jazz musician, composer and arranger, as well as an educator and author.

He said his sense of harmony came from the classical impressionists. Everything Dameron touched had one thing in common, says Paul Combs, author of Dameronia: Lady Bird – Lyrics. Dameron got to the heavens all too soon.

You just can’t have one idea and jump to another one. It’s a regular story. Taking A Chance On Love. Playing through these measures will require a little extra dedicated practice. My father played piano. A new biography shines a light on the too-brief life of the man known as “The Architect of Bop. The Life and Work of Tadd Dameron. I had a piano, and we really connected.

He was a very mellow, beautiful man. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email.

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Stan Kenton and His Orchestra. Data Top 20 New Albums of on Last. Edmond Hall’s Celeste Quartet. But like so many of his colleagues in the postwar era, Dameorn became addicted to heroin.


Gitler says while Dameron was in prison, he kicked his habit.

In a interview in Metronome bidd, Dameron said, “There’s enough ugliness in the world. Improvise from the ear, using simple, solid, no-nonsense music statements over the Maj7 chords, while RESTING during all ii-V pairs, or playing roots of the ii-V if that helps you keep track of the form.

And that’s a big, big influence. Dameron brought form to the kinetic new music. D-7 and G7 ii-V from C Major — no sharps no flats Dameron formed his own band and hired the best players of the younger generation — including trumpeter Miles Davis, who went on to use some of Dameron’s ideas in his groundbreaking Birth of the Cool sessions.

My cousin, my aunts — they all played.

Parker’s Mood – Original Charlie Parker. Your purchase helps support NPR programming. In the early s, Dameron moved to New York, where he embraced the new sound called bebop, with its driving rhythms and difficult harmonies. When he died from cancer on March 8,he was just 48 years old. You will have to carefully work out each pattern you play to fit each of the different ii-V pairs.

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