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Andy Volk


From:
Boston, MA
Post Posted 1 Nov 2017 3:05 am     Reply with quote

Putting this here too for easier search ability .....
Here's my C6th lap steel arrangement of Buddy Emmon's beautiful & timeless song, "Blue Jade." I tried to get some of the flavor of Buddy's approach in there via slides and slants. If you're new to slant playing, play each note in a given slant first individually to get the sound into your ear then, match the slant to those pitches. It takes practice time to play them in tune and in tempo. There are links below to the MIDI file of the arrangement, a backing track (found on the web courtesy of Basil Henriques that make take slight editing to match the arrangement) and Buddy's classic performance of the tune. It's not intended as a transcription of Buddy's performance, just my own interpretation but feel free to make any changes or corrections and/or let me know where I screwed up! Smile





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Blue Jade Arrangement MIDI: http://picosong.com/wnnuq
Blue Jade Backing Track: http://picosong.com/wnnuf/
Buddy's performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQKY2BVTgO8
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Michael Greer


From:
Ontario, Canada
Post Posted 1 Nov 2017 4:11 am     Reply with quote

Andy

Thanks for your generosity....I have loved listening to this soulful tune and look forward to using your arrangement.
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