Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Charlie to Charlie

Leaving Charlie Christian and into the world of Charlie Parker.

Different level of technique. Lots of stretches for those big wide chords.

Here I am as Bird:
Moose the Mooche

Saturday, June 20, 2009


Composition of the week.

and a quick recording:

It's not you, it's me

The title of the composition of the week.

and a quick reference recording:
It's not you, it's me

The last of Charlie

One last Charlie Christian.

Breakfast Feud

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Tense Love

Composition of the week. I wanted to do something with more tension.

and a quick recording:
Tense Love

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Getting Melodic

Over you, composition of the week.

And a recording for those who can't read / play:
Getting Melodic Over You

Saturday, June 6, 2009

What wind?

Quick chorus with Charlie Christian, Benny and Basie.

Fun stuff, here's
Gone With What Wind?

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Y Spot

Composition of the week:

And for those who can't read / play, a quick recording:
Y Spot