[Dixielandjazz] Re: Irving Berlin's piano>>Black keys
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Sat Dec 6 17:26:52 PST 2003
Charlie Hull writ:
>The group of three and two black keys make up the pentatonic scale, upon
>which many musicians base their improvisations. Especially new age soprano
>sax players and the folks who record that oriental background music played
>in ethnic restaurants.
Seems to me I hear lots of minor intervals (half steps) in oriental music.
Does the black key pentatonic have any half steps?
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