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R E V I E W S    &    E N D O R S E M E N T S
P O D C A S T S
L I J C  2010  P R E S E N T A T I O N
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B E A U T I F U L    L O V E

The standard Beautiful Love from 1931 is analysed. This is a good example of a standard predominantly in the minor key that visits the relative major.

Bricks used include: Cadence; Launchers; Overrun; POT. Joins used include: Bootstrap; Sidewinder.

Other concepts covered include: Bootstrap launcher; Nowhere launcher; Nowhere turnaround; absolute jump joins such as (Nowhere).
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B R O A D W A Y

The standard from 1940 is analysed and shown to have the same A section "metabrick" as "Take the A Train" and "Bernie's Tune".

Using diminished-7 chords, Bartok substitution is introduced.

Bricks and concepts covered include: Cadence; Hover; On-Off; POT; Side-slipping; Multi-subbed POT; Nowhere Launcher; Launcher.

Joins include: Bootstrap; New Horizon; (Nowhere).

W H A T ' S    N E W

The standard What's New (1939) is analysed according to the method. This AABA-form song is remarkable because all of it's sections are almost the same. The bridge is the same as the other sections except in another key, so the analysis shows it as being the same. Once one of A the sections is learned, only the joins into and out of the bridge are needed to play the song in any key.

Bricks used include: On; Cadence; Launcher, POT.

Joins used include: Half Nelson; Bauble; Bootstrap and Backslider.
B E R N I E ' S    T U N E

The standard from the 1950s, Bernie's Tune, is analysed according to the method. Reference is made to the metabrick, Donna Lee (or 'A' Train) Opening, which is very similar to the A sections in this song. Bricks used include: On and Off; Cadence; Launcher; and POT. Joins used include: Homer; and Half Nelson.