[Dixielandjazz] Re: So bad it must be shared.......
bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Thu Dec 2 01:23:10 PST 2004
> The spelling of a minor chord is 3 half steps(minor third) on the bottom with
4 half steps(major third) on top. A major chord is the opposite with 4 half
steps between the root and third and 3 half steps between the third and the
fifth. An example is the Bb minor chord. Count them Bb (root), B, C, Dflat (3)
(third) Dflat, D, D#, E, F(fifth) (4) Hence a Bb minor chord.<
How does one remember all that when playing "Runnin' Wild' at breakneck
speed with Jack Wiard on clarinet?
Just as well that we do "Runnin' Wild in Bb.
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