Tuesday, March 22

.: Moanin' 101

Here are the chord changes for Bobby Timmons' Moanin' This was the title track on the "Moanin" album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.
The chords that accompany this tune's melody are a 32-bar AABA structure. For the solo changes a two bar sequence of four half note chords is repeated for as long as is necessary...
Here are two pages of the score for this progresssion.
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Here's Art and the guys (Art Blakey Drums - Lee Morgan Trumpet - Benny Golson Sax - Bobby Timmons Piano - Jymie Merritt Bass), doin' it proper...

1 comment:

Whit's Whittlings2 said...

I loved the Moanin' -jazz piano piece. In fact, I saved it in my music file. Thanks for posting it.