[Harp-L] Minor chord solo

Sheltraw macaroni9999@xxxxx
Sun Mar 26 15:24:54 EDT 2017

Hi Richard 

Close but "So What" doesn't count. That's twice as many minor 7 chords than I want. There's got to be some great recorded jazz-funk solos over a single minor 7 chord. 

I will check out your recording. Thanks.


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On Mar 26, 2017, at 10:05 AM, Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:

>> On Mar 25, 2017, at 8:33 PM, Sheltraw <macaroni9999 at xxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi
>> Anybody know of a great recorded solo (any instrument) over a single
> minor seventh chord? One chord only.
> Miles Davis's trumpet solo on "So What" from "Kind of Blue" is played over
> two chords: D minor and Eb minor.  It's an AABA form, so 3/4 of the chords
> are D minor--is that close enough?
> anyway, it's a brilliant example of modal improvisation, in this case in a
> Dorian mode.  I transcribed and annotated the piece for chromatic harmonica
> in my book "Jazz Harp."
> My upcoming record "The Lucky One" includes a performance of my piece "Put
> The Lever Down."  Heavy funk rock, and the first half of the piece features
> a harp solo over A minor 7.  (The second half has a solo over A minor and B
> minor--two chords again!)  The record will be here in about 21 days, so
> stay tuned.
> Regards, Richard Hunter
> -- 
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