LearnJazzPiano.com archives: What's he playing?
knotty -- 09/19/2007, 11:10:28 -- #37159
Here's a 2 second sample. The guy plays 4 chords, and I'd like to know if someone could identify what he's playing for me.
I'm particularly interested in 4th chord.

http://ludetc.homeunix.org/ok/4chords.mp3

I hear a D alright. But beyond that, maybe a Bb?

thanks--

Jazz+ -- 09/19/2007, 11:17:37 -- #37159
His left hand plays the same 4 note rootless Bb7 rootless voicing four times.
The left hand Bb7 voicing is played in unison with a blues lick in the right hand:
E Eb Bb D (there is a D# grace note slurred into the E and a C# grace note slurred into the last note D)

Jazz+ -- 09/19/2007, 11:18:15 -- #37159
Spelling the left hand voicing from the bottom up:

G
D
C
Ab

knotty -- 09/19/2007, 11:52:42 -- #37159
I kinda hear a descending m2 between the 3rd and 4th chord.
Could the LH be
Ab C D Gb
on the 4th chord?
Or even
Ab D D Gb ?

thanks!

knotty -- 09/19/2007, 11:53:24 -- #37159
correction, Read:
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Or even
Ab B D Gb
--

Jazz+ -- 09/19/2007, 13:32:17 -- #37159
correction, I think the left hand is playing a repeated 3 note voicing, not a 4 note voicing:

G
D
Ab

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