Strung Beats, Jazz Battles & The Notes You Don't Play
The Strong Songs mailbag has gotten pretty overstuffed lately, so Kirk decided to take another crack at it. That means it's time for more of your musical questions!
On this episode, we bounce around between the best songs for performing CPR, country music multiphonics, Noname's strung beats, the slide saxophone, Stevie Nicks guitar tones, Roxanne syncopation, how to find a voice teacher, whether competition is good for music, and what it means when people say jazz is about "the notes you don't play."
REFERENCED ON THIS EPISODE:
- “Stayin Alive” by the Bee Gees from the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, 1977
- “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen from The Game, 1980
- “Freight Train” by Alan Jackson from Freight Train, 2010
- “Something” by Lalah Hathaway and Snarky Puppy from Family Dinner, 2013
- “Sunny Duet (feat. theMIND)” and “Yesterday” by Noname from Telefone, 2016
- “Waves” by J Dilla from Donut, 2006
- “Swamp Thing” by Hiatus Kayote from Choose Your Weapon, 2015
- Frédéric Couderc on the slide saxophone playing “Come Sunday” by Duke Ellington: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjnrM3GZMS8
- “Edge of Seventeen” by Stevie Knicks from Bella Donna, 1981
- “Bring on the Night” by The Police from The Police, 1979
- “Roxanne” by The Police from Outlandos d’Amor, 1978
- “The Eternal Triangle,” by Sonny Stitt from Sonny Side Up, 1957
- “You Don’t Know What Love Is” by Raye and DePaul, recorded by Sonny Rollins on Saxophone Colossus, 1956
- “So What” by Miles Davis from Kind of Blue, 1959
OUTRO SOLOIST: Erik Elligers
Erik is a Connecticut-based multi-instrumentalist and music educator. He plays saxophone with the New London Big Band and sings and plays guitar for the fabulous band Goodnight Blue Moon - check them out, you won't regret it: https://www.goodnightbluemoon.com/
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