Transcription: Love Jumped Out

Composer: Buck Clayton
Transcription starts at 5'20"; ends at 5'35"
From the album: Basie Reunion
Leader of the session: Paul Quinichette
Recorded: September 5, 1958
Reissued on CD: Prestige OJCCD-1049-2

Comments: This ten measure example illustrates how Freddie Green would create a counter-melody in his rhythm part. The first two measures lead up to the eight bar bridge which starts on an F major chord. The majority of the notes are played on the 4th string. If an upper note is added on beat 2 or 4, play the added note on the 3rd string.

One exception is measure 5. This is easier to play if the "G" is played on the 5th string with the "E" on the 3rd string. The "A" notes on beats 3 and 4 are played on the 4th string.

For instructions on how to play "one note" and "two note" Freddie Green chords, see my article written for Down Beat entitled: Distilling Big Band Guitar: The Essence of Freddie Green.

Transcribed by Michael Pettersen, September 2001

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