Questions tagged [jazz]

An original American music style that originated in the early 20th century by improvisation and syncopation.

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Do we hear bass/baritone solo melody lines as being implicitly “on top of” the accompaniment, for harmonic purposes

I admit that the title of the question sounds a little strange, but I wanted to posit a more general question based on a specific song I was looked at. I was looking at this arrangement of Chega de ...
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Who Were Art Tatum's Influences?

Art Tatum is one of the most influential figures in the history of jazz piano. He propelled the music forward perhaps more than any other jazz pianist. Specifically, Art was known for his ...
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How to get that off-kilter feeling from sungazer?

Sungazers music has this beautiful off-kilter feeling to it and I hope to replicate it in my own music. How is this achieved? examples: ...
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Jacob Collier “Hideaway” Analysis

can Someone please analyse/explain the chordal part of the lyrics "Even when I close my eyes ,Darling i'll.... " in the song 'Hideaway' by Jacob Collier's ?? The chords are as folllows: ...
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How can I transcribe 'Fine and Mellow' by 'Jose James' on the piano?

I am trying to transcribe 'Fine and Mellow' by 'Jose James' and at 3:25 the piano plays a short solo. I am finding it difficult to transcribe this however as even slowing the song way down it still ...
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Could dropping the root note fit well into certain melodies?

For example if I'm playing a melody that is in f7, while comping with my left hand, do I keep the f (e, f, a, c) or drop it (e, a, c) making it sound like a minor
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What technique is Diego Figueiredo using by adding / substituting chords

What's this technique called that he is using on the chords in this song: I mean he is substituting a lots of chords...and it sounds great. Thanks