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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One more thing to note, one of the many cool things Brad does, is play the Gminor 1st 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 to get to the iv chord on the 4th measure. Log resigntion or sign up in seconds.

Don’t put your whole collection, that’s brwd to the discussion. First of all, how could I voice them on piano? 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. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. The A section is pretty straightforward, the trouble starts mehldxu measure 9. You can entirely reduce measure 6 as a dominant chord to G major. Jazz Listening Club currently: But for now, resignqtion all the passing chords.

And I think it does, at least I know what to practice to be able to play over it. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

Brad Mehldau: “Resignation” Transcription | Nonesuch Records

Posts that don’t follow them will be removed. The next two measure are in Bb IV, I. And secondly, what scales might I use when improvising over them? Album cover are ok, however get the conversation started! Jazz subscribe unsubscribereaders users here now New to Mehlday Funny, the two times I’ve been gilded have been about theory related things haha! Once you break it down you can really get a handle on it! Sorry I didn’t reply sooner, I wanted to give it a proper try, see if it made sense when I was actually sitting by the piano.


And of course Mehldau really has defined his own trio sound, so that is pretty clear off the bat here. I use the term “funky” pretty loosely. Thank you so much for this!

I’ll post the chords here as well: The A sections are basically: Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Btad.

Want to add to the discussion? I haven’t had much luck transcribing much of it, but I did find a lead sheet. I’ll post the chords here as well:.

Jazz submitted 2 years ago by Epistimi Piano. Awesome, if resignxtion have any more questions or thoughts hit me up! Anyway, I’m looking at Brad Mehldau’s “Resignation” and it contains some very unusual chords. Secondly, don’t always trust lead sheets! Artist – Title Year. The chord they are playing is a Bma7, if it was really an Eb7 then there would be a Db, but playing that over the actual harmony makes it pretty clear that’s not correct.


I think I’m rather familiar with jazz chord and scale theory, but this is something else.

Now the Abmi6 to Bbmi ma7 is really just B major to B minor. Hey whoever gilded me, thanks! Any help would be greatly appreciated. Then the next two measure are really just C minor, Fmi as the iv chord, then i and V7 leading to the Abminor. Heated discussion and resignatioh is expected and encouraged, but personal attacks will not be tolerated.

No memes, advice animals, or rage comics. Submit a new link. Avoid generic titles “Best ever! It’s pretty clear a few of the chords are wrong, or not spelled right nomenclature.

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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. No pictures of text. I also put a star next to the ones that are particularly tricky, either in themselves or because of the surrounding chords.

Submit a new text post. Ab and D are tritone subs of each other, and the melody plays b7, 5 and 11 of a D7 chord anyways.