Love this tune. Looking at the lead sheet below, the key sig is D Major, but the resolutions sound and feel like G Major to me. There’s standard. Stream Carla Bley And Steve Swallow – Lawns (live) by aNtoN from desktop or your mobile device.

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Thank you for sending me down the rabbit hole of her music!

Alwns when you actually listen, you see that he more than holds his own. Recent Songs of the Week After breakfast, they make music.

What’s going on in this tune? Carla Bley – Lawns.

Your name or email address: Why this is scored as D Major. Does meaning have being? All are longtime members bey stepped up to the invite to help out by volunteering their time and effort to help the membership experience on TGP stay on the even keel.

What can I say? Carla Bley – Lawns. Two distinct and distinctive personalities. Jul 1, 2.

What’s going on in this tune? Carla Bley – Lawns. | The Gear Page

He is a full partner in making the music. At 17, inCarla hitchhiked from California to New York, where she got a job as a cigarette girl in Birdland, a leading jazz venue.


But it has aged well in my mind, and I find myself going back to it a lot over the years. Her partner Steve Swallow eschewed the double bass for an electric bass in the late s, a pioneering move for a progressive jazz musician.

And another opportunity to sing Steve Swallow’s praises on this tune. Not screaming and strutting or popping buttons and groaning. I listen to a fair amount of free jazz. Looking at the lead sheet below, the bkey sig is D Major, but the resolutions sound and feel like G Major to me.

Carla Bley Lead Sheets

Aaron Mayo and Bluesful like this. Most Active Authors Latest Reviews. BluesfulJul 2, StratJul 1, It’s in the key of D church.

Jul 1, 4. Jul 2, 8. Jul 1, 3. Speaking of Chinese torture music I am most familiar with Carla Bley from A Genuine Tong Funeral, a work released as a Gary Burton album but which Bley was very much behind as composer and the brains behind the sections that were brass not vibes.

We’ve laqns some “new” guys to the moderator crew. JonRJul 3, Jul 2, 6. So 2 things I don’t get: No, create an account now. In the early s, the trio of Jimmy Giuffre reedsPaul Bley and Steve Swallow, made a series of free jazz recordings that speak to me very directly and strongly.


Where is the wellspring of wisdom? It was the 60s and I was no doubt caught up in the meaning of it all, whatever that was lawnns to be. I am not that familiar with a lot of her other work so thanks for the guidance. Jul 1, 5. Leave this field empty.

Do you already have an account? The Gear Page is run by musicians for musicians. Thank you Kurt, both for your reading, and for calra me to go back and get past the hair.

JonRJul 1, Joni Mitchell, ‘River’ Jul 2, 7. Jul 2, 9. She puts up the coffee, he goes for the newspaper. Discussion in ‘ Playing and Technique ‘ started by BluesfulJul 1,