What Are You Woodshedding #3?

Weekly Test – what contrafacts were they?:

Last week’s mystery tunes, and their sources, were:

  • Bird of Paradise (Charlie      Parker) derived from          All The Things You Are
  • Rhythm-a-ning(Thelonious Monk)                             I Got Rhythm
  • Dig (Jackie Mc Lean)                                                  Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Quicksilver (Horace Silver)                                         Lover Come Back To Me
  • Westwood Walk (Gerry Mulligan)                             Fine and Dandy

How did you go??
Have you tried playing them now you know where they’ve come from?

For next week, put your mind to work on:

  • Ko Ko (Charlie Parker) derived      from                        
  • Evidence (Thelonious Monk)
  • Parisienne Thoroughfare (Bud Powell)
  • Groovin’ High (Dizzy Gillespie)
  • Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington)


More next week!…..

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s