Harmony #7A – Moon Dreams

In the next couple of posts I'll be looking at the opening of the Birth of the Cool classic Moon Dreams. For my harmonic definitions have a look at a previous post. Bars 1-4 The chords above the bass are the ones that are included in the original score. The chords above the staves are … Continue reading Harmony #7A – Moon Dreams


Re-composition #5 – My Man’s Gone Now D

The next two posts will continue the comparative analysis of My Man's Gone Now. These will focus on the harmonic differences between the original and the arrangement. I will just select a few phrases that outline most of the important differences between the two. I have transposed the examples from Gil's arrangements up a tone … Continue reading Re-composition #5 – My Man’s Gone Now D