Print and download in PDF or MIDI Resignation. This song is originally in 7/8 turned it into a lead sheet. Original: Brad Mehldau | Elegiac Cycle.

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Brad Mehldau: “Resignation” Transcription

Don’t put your whole collection, that’s useless to the discussion. Sorry I didn’t reply sooner, I wanted to give it a proper try, see if it made sense when I was actually sitting by the piano.

No pictures of text. I use the term “funky” pretty loosely. Then the next two measure are really just C minor, Fmi as the iv chord, then i and V7 leading to the Abminor.

Avoid generic titles “Best ever! Want to add to the discussion? Jazz subscribe unsubscribereaders brar here now New to Jazz? Now the Abmi6 to Bbmi ma7 is really just B major to B minor.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

I think I’m rather familiar with jazz chord and scale theory, but this is something else. The chord they are playing is a Bma7, if it was really an Eb7 then there would be a Db, but playing that over the actual harmony makes it pretty clear that’s not correct.

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And I think it does, at least I know what to practice to be able to play resugnation it. Anyway, I’m looking at Brad Mehldau’s “Resignation” and it contains some very unusual chords.

And of course Mehldau really has defined his own trio sound, so that is pretty clear off the bat here.

Brad Mehldau: “Resignation” Transcription | Nonesuch Records

And secondly, what scales might I use when improvising over them? Submit a new text post.

Artist – Title Year. I’ll post the chords here as well:. Jazz Listening Club currently: I will first go over the obvious mistakes, and then lead you in the direction of renaming, or interpreting the changes in a way that makes sense to voice and blow over.

The A sections are basically: I also put a star next to the ones that are particularly tricky, either in themselves or because of the surrounding chords.

Hey whoever gilded me, thanks!

I’ll post the chords here as well: First of all, how could I voice them on piano? You can entirely reduce measure 6 as a dominant chord to G major. The next two measure are in Bb IV, I.

Awesome, if you have any more questions or thoughts hit me up! Submit a new link. Thank you so much for this!

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Secondly, don’t always trust lead sheets! It’s pretty clear a few of the chords are wrong, or not spelled right nomenclature.

One more thing to note, one of the many cool things Brad does, is play the Gminor 1st measure a sections as a G7 V of c immediately to get to Cminor in the 2nd measure, much like you would in a minor blues to get to the iv chord on the 4th measure. Posts that don’t follow them will be removed. Ab and D are tritone subs of each other, and the melody plays b7, 5 resignafion 11 of a D7 chord anyways. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.


No memes, reeignation animals, or rage comics. I haven’t had much luck transcribing much of it, but I did find a lead sheet.

As far as playing over it, try and always reduce changes to their core elements of what the FUNCTION is of each chord, and what tonal center you are in.

Funny, the two times I’ve been gilded have been about theory related things nehldau The A section is pretty straightforward, the trouble starts at measure 9. Jazz submitted 2 years ago by Epistimi Piano. Once you break it down you can really get a handle on it! But for now, forget all the passing chords. Log in or sign up in seconds.