By request, I'm re-posting this little run-through of a tune I wrote about 3 years ago and have played a few times with my trio but not yet recorded. It derives its title from the fact that it moves between E and F, a fact which also makes it tricky when it comes to soloing. But I didn't bother with that here, just ran down the melody:
I have been writing out some old arrangements, and will soon be putting up PDF's of several of them to sell on my website. I seem to have arranged literally dozens of old songs in the keys of C and G, and used to play them with improvised variations, even singing a few of the less fortunate ones... I should probably record some of the ones I never got around to, as well, but the written arrangements are a start. I just hope people are interested and want to learn them!
The next tunes I'll add to the website sales page will be "Sweet Lorraine," "If Someone Would Only Love Me" (Jelly Roll Morton), and "Susie"(Bix & the Wolverines). There are already about a dozen of these swing tune arrangements for sale, BTW:
Duck Baker is in the process of writing out a substantial part of his vast repertoire, and will be sharing as much as possible here for sale. The price per piece will vary according to the format. Some of the tunes have been written out in music and tab with a Sibelius program, and these come with a...
Here is my friend Val Bonetti performing a tune I wrote a couple of years ago, and which he recorded as part of a project on which he, I, Davide Mastrangelo and Michele Calgaro all participated, playing tunes that I wrote. I love the way Val gets into this one, which is, of course dedicated to all the dedicated men and women out there working in law enforcement. :-) ... See MoreSee Less
We love it when clients come back with new projects. Good to work with top jazz guitarist Duck Baker to manufacture ‘The Preacher’s Son’ - CD in digisleve. Great CD - well worth a listen!