[Dixielandjazz] Chord Choices - was DYKWIMTMNO, Chord Decisions

Stephen G Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 28 20:37:56 PDT 2009

Especially if you have more than one chord instrument in the band. Say  
piano plus banjo or guitar. <grin>

Ernie Carson was a taskmaster on chords. I heard him ask a tuba player  
what a certain chord was, the tuba player saying "it is about a Bb7 or  
so." Ernie replied sharply, "not about, it is exactly a Bb7.

Steve Barbone

On Aug 28, 2009, at 11:24 PM, Gluetje1 at aol.com wrote:

> I was once told by a gent who had done a lot of recording that when  
> an ensemble gets set to do a CD, the first discussion is what chords  
> are going to be used on the CD, that this is often the longest and  
> bitterest discussion of the whole process.  If some of you would  
> care to comment on your experience regarding this, it could be an  
> interesting discussion I think.
> Ginny
> In a message dated 8/28/2009 4:00:24 P.M. Central Daylight Time, barbonestreet at earthlink.net 
>  writes:

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