Print and download in PDF or MIDI Resignation. This song is originally in 7/8 turned it into a lead sheet. Original: Brad Mehldau | Elegiac Cycle.

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And secondly, what scales might I use when improvising over them? Once you break it down you can really get a handle on it!

But for now, forget all the passing chords. I’ll post the chords here as well: And I think it does, at least I know what to practice to be able to play over it.

Heated discussion and debate is expected and encouraged, but personal attacks will not be tolerated. Log in or sign up in seconds. I haven’t had much luck transcribing much of it, but I did find a lead sheet. First of all, how could I voice them on piano? You can entirely reduce measure 6 as a dominant chord to G major.

Jazz submitted 2 years ago by Epistimi Piano. Anyway, I’m looking at Brad Mehldau’s rssignation and it contains some very unusual chords.

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Ab and D are tritone subs of each other, and the melody plays b7, 5 and 11 of a D7 chord anyways. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. I use the term “funky” pretty loosely.


Artist – Title Year. Album cover are ok, however get the conversation started! No memes, advice animals, or rage comics. I mehldsu I’m rather familiar with jazz chord and scale theory, but this is something else. As far as playing over it, try and always reduce changes to their core elements of what the FUNCTION is of each chord, and what tonal center you are in.

It’s pretty clear a few of the chords are wrong, or not spelled right nomenclature. Posts that don’t follow them will be removed. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Avoid generic titles “Best ever! Want to add to the discussion? Then the next two measure are really just C minor, Fmi as the iv chord, then i and V7 leading to the Abminor.

I also put a star next to the ones that are particularly tricky, either in themselves or because of the surrounding chords. One more thing to note, one of the many cool things Brad does, is play the Gminor mhldau measure a sections as a G7 V of c immediately to get to Cminor in the 2nd measure, much like you would in a minor blues resination get to the iv chord on the 4th measure.


Hey whoever gilded me, thanks!

[Piano] Improvising over/voicing some pretty funky chords on Brad Mehldau’s “Resignation” : Jazz

No pictures of text. I will first go over the obvious mistakes, and then lead you in the direction of renaming, or interpreting the changes in a way that makes sense to voice and blow over. The chord bdad are playing is a Bma7, if it was meldau an Eb7 then there would be a Db, but playing that over the actual harmony makes it pretty clear that’s not correct. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

The A section is pretty straightforward, the trouble starts at measure 9. Secondly, don’t always trust lead sheets! Submit a new link.

Brad Mehldau: “Resignation” Transcription | Nonesuch Records

Now the Abmi6 to Bbmi ma7 is really just B major to B minor. The A sections are basically: Jazz Listening Club currently: Awesome, if you have any more questions or thoughts hit me up!

Jazz subscribe unsubscribereaders users here now New to Jazz? The next two measure are in Bb IV, I.

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