GOING STREET BAND PRACTICE
 
A work in progress. Better charts,
recordings, and notes will be added soon.
 
ORIGINALS:
 
◊Doodlie Doo
     F7#4, G, D7#4
     ABAC form. Four times through each part, though after
     the first cycle we'll prob extend a section for solos.
 
◊Ascot Jazz
     Bb7, Eb7, F7   
 
◊Basement Tape 1
     D7, G7, A7
 
◊Drum Role Please
     F7, Bb7
     In 4/4 except the very last bar of the form drops its last beat,
     so it ends on the one of the start of the form's next cycle.
 
◊Ping Pong
     E-
     named because of the harmonics figure played by bass.
 
◊Two-Timer
     C-
     4 measures fast rock groove, 4 of slow trad jazz, repeat.
 
◊Mike D
     drummer note: fast driving feel, hihat triplets
     during the higher pitched bass figure.   
 
◊Mixed Drink (formerly G minor slide)
     drummer note: disco beat

 
◊Slap riff (needs name)      B, Bb, A   
 
◊Basement Tape 3
     F7, C-, Bb7   
 
COVERS:
 
Chank by Scofield
Little Walter Rides Again by SMMW
That's the Way by KC and Sunshine Band
Move On Up (slow version by the Dynamics)
Or this faster version by Delvon Lamarr Trio
Planet of the Superkids by Greyboy Allstars
Express Yourself by Charles Wright
Everything I Do Gon' Be Funky (this version by Jon Cleary)
Work Song by Nat and Cannonball Adderly
The Chicken by Jaco Pastorius
Midnight Blue by Kenny Burrell
 
INSPIRATION:
 
Rebel by Indigo Jam Unit
Melting Pot by Booker T and the MG's
Mo Hippa by Jon Cleary
Stretch Your Rubber Band by the Meters
The In Sound From Way Out by Beastie Boys
The Cleaner by Orgone
The Message by Cymande
Water No Get Enemy by Fela Kuti