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Chartography - Reinvented Transcriptions
DescriptionRon Carter, the icon of how to write jazz bass lines, has now re-invented the way transcriptions are written. The method is called "Chartography" and musicians will be in awe of how much they can learn when studying this completely new innovation.
This is the first book that explains ALL the factors that go into what has made the greatest bass lines in history so great. And that is CONTEXT.
This book transcribes 5 performances of Autumn Leaves, as played by Miles Davis' Second Q
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Discussed in Ron Carter's Line over F Blues Transcribed in the TalkBass community
I picked up Ron Carter's book "Chartography" recently - highly recommended. The price is a bit steep, but the quality of the transcriptions by Dave Baron and Boots Maleson is very high and in great depth with regard to articulations. The whole book is 5 versions (4 or 5 choruses each) of Mr. Carter's bass lines on Autumn ... ... more
I I agree and posted a review with a few more details and comments in the "music" thread a while back if anyone is thinking of buying this. ... more
Discussed in The Doublebass book I'd like to find... in the TalkBass community
This looks fantastic Chartography - Reinvented Transcriptions ... more
I would love to read a review of this by someone who has spent some time with it. In my experience, RC's books range from profoundly helpful and deceptively simple - Building Jazz ... ... more
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