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Dave Brubeck - Take Five (Tab)
Album: Time Out (1959)
Submitter: eric_steinmetz (8) on 9/12/03
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 TAKE FIVE (Dave Brubeck Quartet)

a little finger exercise if you're interested
 -- comp. Paul Desmond, 1960 (Brubeck's alto saxophonist
 -- fingerstyle rhythm guitar arrangement
   -- 5/4 [think 1, 2, 3, 1, 2] // Key of Am (CM) // Allegro
  
  
 INTRO:
[play 'til sax player finishes his/her beer, feels like playin' "head"]
 -----
  Am7                        Em9   Em9
 ||---------.----------.------2=====2------||    [3 different voicing-
 ||---------5----------5------3=====3------||     versions of Am7-Em9 will
 ||o--------5----------5------4=====4-----o||     be given eventually; feel
 ||o--------5----------5------------------o||     free to interchange these
 ||----------------------------------------||     at will. . . .]
 ||----5----------5-----------0-----3------||
      duh  DAH   duh  DAH    DAH   DAH        [rhythmic motif sim thruout-->]
       1    & (2) &    3      1     2              [--.-- = staccato]
  
 A PART:
 -------                                                           [--repeat]
  Am7        Em9     Am7        Em9     Am7       Em9   Am7        Em9
 ||---.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.--------||
 ||---5---5--3==3---|----5---5--3==3---|----5---5--7==7---|----5---5--3==3--||
 ||o--5---5--4==4---|----5---5--4==4---|----5---5--7==7---|----5---5--4==4-o||
 ||o--5---5--4==4---|----5---5--4==4---|----5---5--5==5---|----5---5--4==4-o||
 ||-----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------||
 ||-5---5----0--3---|--5---5----0--3---|--5---5----7--0---|--5---5----0--3--||
  
  
 B PART:
 --------
  FM7        Dm6     Em7        Am7     Dm7        G7       CM7      Dm7 Em7
 ||----.----.-------|----.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.--.--.---|
 ||---10---10----10-|----8---8-----5---|----6---6-----3---|----5---5--6--8---|
 ||----9----9----10-|----7---7-----5---|----5---5-----4---|----4---4--5--7---|
 ||---10---10-----9-|----9---9-----5---|----7---7-----3---|----5---5--7--9---|
 ||-8----8----------|--7---7-----------|--5---5-----------|--3---3-----------|
 ||----------10==10-|-----------5==5---|-----------3==3---|-----------5--7---|
  
  
                                                                D.C.[->A part]
  FM7        Dm6     Em7        Am7     Dm7        G7      Bm7b5      E7
 |----.----.--------|----.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.--.--.--||
 |---10---10----10--|----8---8-----5---|----6---6-----3---|----6---6--5--5--||
 |----9----9----10--|----7---7-----5---|----5---5-----4---|----7---7--7--7--||
 |---10---10-----9--|----9---9-----5---|----7---7-----3---|----7---7--6--6--||
 |-8----8-----------|--7---7-----------|--5---5-----------|-----------7--7--||
 |----------10==10--|-----------5==5---|-----------3==3---|--7---7----------||
  
  
 Possible SEQUENCE:
   I-A*-B*-(A-B-)-"A"
   extended/long improv -A*-B*-I(fade out)...
     *=play "head" melody

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