[Dixielandjazz] keeping track on measures in a song

Mike Durham mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 11 22:40:06 PST 2004

First recording was by Harry Dial & His Blusicians, 1930.


>From: "Craig Johnson" <civanj at adelphia.net>
>To: "Luis Daniel Flores" <luda at arnet.com.ar>,"Dixieland Jazz Mailing List" 
><dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
>Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] keeping track on measures in a song
>Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 16:18:34 -0500
>There IS one tune that you really need to count on though.
>It's called "Funny Fumbles".
>I can't remember who FIRST  recorded  it, but the New
>Black Eagle Jazz Band did it some time ago. The chorus has
>Not  12,16, 24 nor 32 bars - but 28! -- on purpose. You have
>to "turn it around" while your brain is just dying to put in the
>standard chord sequence for the expected 32 bars.
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