A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

Solo improvisation

by Doug McKenzie

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Dbdim/F

Bb/F

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Fdim

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F7sus

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LH - rock back and forward with 'pinkie' playing pedal tone (F) on offbeats Roll the two handed chords slightly

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Dm/F

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Gm7/F

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F7sus

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The first of a number of 'constant structures' that briefly follow the melody - this one perfect 4ths

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Cm7

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2nd inversion major triads (RH) LH plays a note a semitone above the triad root bÐ q bq bÐ q q bÐ _ _ q q Ð Q nQ Cm7 3 Eb7 nbq q _ _ 27 q q _. q q _ Q Q E Q #ÐQ. _Q Ð_ _Q q Q Ð_ _Q _ _ E Q _ Ð _ __ _ Ð _ Q Dm/F Fdim 18 Q bnÐ_ Q Ï Q å e Q Q Ð_ Q Q Gm7/F Ð _ _ Ð _ _ bÐ _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 19 Ð _Q _ Q _Q _ _ n_ Q F7susb9 b_ Q _ _ _ Q _ E _Q Ï E Dbdim/F 20 H bnû_ H H Ð_ bn_Q _Q Q 21 nÐ Ð q q q ÐÐq q q q 22 Q n_ Q Q Q _ Q _Ð Ð Ð _ Q 3 _ H _ H H Q _ Q Ð Ð Ð __ Ð Ð Q F7sus bûH H H 23 Ð b_Q _ _Q _ h h Ð_ _Q _Q Q Q _ G7 F7b9 q å bq 24 Q _ Q Q e Ð _ Ð nÐ #Ð 28 _ Ð _ _ ee qÐ qÐ Q Q _ _ Q Q E E q...Page 2 . _ BbMaj7 25 q q _ q Q q nq _ nq bQ Dm7 q q _ q nQ nq q q Ð Ð nÐ 26 Q bÐ G7 Bb7 Ð Ð Ð Ð nÐ Ð Ð bÐ Edim _ #Ð nÐ Ð Ð Ð b nÐ nÐ #ÐÐ #Ð n_ n_ _ _ _ _ Ð Ð Parallel perfect 4ths follow the melody Here . q q _ _ q n_ _ q q Q e Q nQ Q q bqÐ q Q ne #q nE 29 nq q q n_ E Another constant structure . Q Ð_ _Q _ E _ Q ÐQ.. . E Q 3 3 Ð Ð #ÐÐ nq Ð Ð __ _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Q e q q F7b9 A Fine Romance .this time a series of diminished chords follow the melody down chromatically nÐ Ð #ÐÐ n Ð nÐ Ð b_ Ð Ð Ð 30 Q Q bQ q. . Q Q.Gm7/F Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 14 Ð __ _ n_ _ Ð Ð Ð #Ð nÐ nQ #Ð nÐ nQ bÐ Q b_ _ #Q Ð _ Ð _ G7 3 3 Ð _ _ bqÐ n Ð q Ð q #Ð Ð 15 nQ b Q Q C7#11 Ð _ _ C7Q _ Ð _ Q #Ð _ _ Ð Q n_ Q _ Q H _ H nH Ð nÐ F7#11 16 q nq bq q H H q qÐ q bq q q Q F7sus Ï Ï Bb/F 17 q... n#Q Q #Q..

B.D.A) q bbq q _ q _ 42 Q q _ q _ q More perfect 4ths move with the melody .C) .Gb.D.A. Ð #Ð e _ h nÐ #Ð _ h _ _ Ð _ 32 Q _ h 31 33 _ _ Q Q Q Q _ H. å E F7sus q 3 _Ð q_ _ q_ _ å E Ï q n_ Q _ _ Fdim 34 h bnhû h å Q.D. ÐÐ 39 Ð_ _Ð _Ð Ð _ Ï Ð Ð_ _ b_ _ Ð Ð nÐ Ð Ð Ð Ð bÐ _ _ _ 40 Ð_ Q _Q _Q _ _ Ð_ Q Q F7 G7 Cm7 ¸ Ð_ _Q _Q Q _ Q BbMaj7 Ð Ð _ Ð 41 Ð Ð nÐ _ nÐ bÐ Ð Ð _ Ð nÐ q q _ q Q q q _ q bQ C The line begins with a type of turn on the 5th (D.then up the half/whole dim scale (C.Page 3 .F.. Ð _ Ð _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð_ _ nn_Ð Ð_ _ nq Ð _ _ Ð Ð b_ Ð _ Ð Cmmaj7 Ð Ð n_ _ _ Ð __ E ÐÐ Ð å Ï 43 Q _Q Ð_ _ _Q _ Ð q #Ð _ _ q F7b9 Am7b5 Ab7#11 Gm bq q _ _ q 44 q q bq _ _ _ Ð bÐ nÐ 45 Ð bÐ nÐ _ bÐ Ð q Ð _ q _ q Ð Ð E #Ð Ð _ _ Ð Ð å Gmmaj7/F# Gm7/F Q Q n_ Q Q _ #Q Q _ Q 46 Q _ nQ H G7 Q _ Q Q nq Q _ Q _ nQ Ï q A Fine Romance .Gb) then an F13(b9) arpeggio (Gb.Eb.Ð Ð n_ _ __ #Q __ A/Bb Bb/F Ð Q _n___ _ __ nÐ_ #Ð ___ _ Ð Ð Ð ____ _ Ï #Ð nÐ q..E. Ï h_ h_ bn_û Q Q _ Q Q h _ _ h 35 Q _ H _ H H Q _ Q _ Q Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð nÐ Ð _ Q _ Q Q Q Q _ Q Q _ Q _ Q Dbdim/F Ð Ð Ð_ Ð___ Ð_ bn_Q _Q 36 _Q Ð_ _Q Q Q Ï Ï Ð Ð n_ _ _ Ð_ _ __ _ __ Dm/F __ _ Ð Ð __ _ __ Ð 3 37 n_ Q Q Q Ð _ _ _ _ _ Ð _ _ _ _ _ _ Q _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Q _ Q Gm7/F 38 Ï Q F7sus Q Ð Ð Ð Ð Ï å .D.A.

n hû Ð Ð q h b ÐÐ Ð _ h 48 _ Q Q Ï 3 F7sus Bb/F q __ _ _ _ Ð Ð _ Ð Ð Ð Ð _Ð Ð _ Ð Ð ÐÐ Ð Ð 49 Q Ð_ Ð_ _Q _ _Q Q Q Q bnbnÐ_ Q Q bQ Q nQ ÐQ Q _Q Ð_ _Q Q Ð_ Q nQ Q b_ n_ _ _ _ Ð _ Ð_Ð _ _ Ð Q Q Ð_ _Q _ Q _ Ï Dbdim/F 52 Ð_ bn_Q _ Over Fdim -the Whole/half dim scale then chromatic . Ð. ûH Ð Ð_. Ð.a G Major triad with upper and lower neighbours x nÐ Ð Ð q å . _ H q æÐ Ð.Page 4 .H.Root and 7th F7(#11) . nÐ Ð.RH . nÐ.RH .. q 55 Q Q __ _Q_ Q Q White note Glissando up to target tone F7 56 _. _ _H _ Q _ _ BbMaj7 q _ _ q q q Ð n_ _ Ð _ nÐ Ð Ð Ð nnQ Q _ Q Q Q G7 57 Ð Ð _ Ð Ð Ð nÐ _ nÐ bÐ Ð Ð _ Ð nÐ q q _ q Q q q _ q Q nQ nQ Q Bb7 bbq q _ q 58 bQ Q q _ q Q q n_ q Q G7 nÐ bÐ Ï x å. û_. q q q q Ï Eb7 Edim 59 q q _ q q b_ Q Q #Q b_ _ _ Ð Ð _ nÐ Ð #Ð nÐ 60 Ð n_ _ _ #Ð_ _ #Ð _Q _ _ bQ 3 3 ##Ð nÐ ##Ð Ð nÐ bÐÐ nÐ n_ _ #_ Ð Ð _ _ Ð 3 3 Dm7 n_ Q 61 A diminished chord on each melody note Ð nÐ Ð nÐ Ï #ÐÐ Ð Ð #Ð n_ nÐ _ Ð _ Ï Ð Ð Ð 3 3 Q Q A Fine Romance . scale to enclosed chord tones on F7sus Dm/F Q _ H _ Q _ Q 54 Ï Q _ Q _ Q å E Ð _ Ð _ Ð Ð _ _ Ð _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Q _ _ Ð Q _ _ Q Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð F7sus Ð Ð _.a D Major triad and LH .C7#11 ÐÐ Ð Ð q #Ð Ð q Ð Ð q 47 H H C7 q nq Q Ï q F7#11 Fdim Ð Ð_ Ð __ Ð Ð Ð_ F7sus _ Ð _ b_ n__ n__ _ _ Ð _ __ __ _ _ b_Ð _ Ð_ Ð ÐÐ q bÐ Ð nÐ 50 51 Ð_ _E Q Q _Q _ _ _ Q bnÐQ Q å w w 53Q _ Q _ Gm7/F Bb triad notes are 'surrounded' C7(#11) .

...Cm7 62 Ð Ð q _ _ Ð Ð Ð _ _ _ Q Q Ð Ð q Ð Ð _ Ð F7b9 bq q _ _ q q q qÐ q q Ï A/Bb F9 F7susb9 nÐ _ _ _ Ð Ð _ _ _ _ n_ Ð Ð Ð ÐÐ Ð ÐÐ Ð q #Ð _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _Ð #qÐ _Ð Ð Ð _ _ Ð Ð Ð Ð _ _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 64 q Ð 63 Q.. Q. Q Q _ Q _ Q nQ b_ Q _ _ nQ Bb13 Q _ Q E _ Q _ Q _ #E A13 Ð _ Ð Ð 74 _ Ð _ Ð _ #Ð e e _ _ _ _ q _ Ð nÐ nÐ #Ð _ bnÐ Ð _ Ab13 q _Ð q _ q q _Ð q _ q e q. then Dm/F scale ascending diminished 6 Ð Ð ÐÐÐ nÐ Ð Ð _ Q Q Q Ð Ð_ _ n_Ð _ __ _ __ _ __ _ __ _ __ _ Q Ð_ bn_Q _Q Q Q _ Q Q Q _ Q _ Q _ Q bnÐQ E _ Q _ Q _ bE Q _ Q E _ Q _ Q _ E _Q Ð_ _Q 69 Q n_Q Ð_ _ _ Ð _ _ _ _ _ _ n_ Ð _ _ _ _ _ Ï Q F7 ¸ Q Ð_ _Q _ Ð Ð qÐ q Q _ Q Cmmaj7 Bb Whole/half tone dim scale on Bb diminished Gm7/F _ H _ H H 70 Q _ Q _ Q Ð_ Ð_ _Ð _Ð _Ð _Ð Ð _ _ 3 Ï F7sus 71 Ï å Q q _Ð q BbMaj7 q. 72 Q _.Page 5 Thirteenth voicings move in parallel with the melody ..then around Ab .then 6 a direction change . E Ð ÐQ Ï Tremolo on A triad LH plays Bb .RH plays A maj triad bh_ _û h_ _ h_ å e q å b_ Ð_ b_Q _Q _ bQ _ E _ Bb/F 65 Q Ð_ _Q _ Ð Ð Ï Q Ð_ _ _Q _ Q 6 Fdim _b__ __ n_ bÐ nÐ Ð nÐ Ð Ð Ð Ð b Ð n_ Ð_ÐÐ Ð Ð_ _Ð _ _Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 66 67 ÐQ bnÐQ Q nQ Q Q Q 3 Ï F7sus Ð Ð Ð Ðb_ b_ n_____ Ð _____ Ð____ Dbdim/F ÐÐ Ð Ð_ n_ _ Ð Ð_ __ _ _ _ ___ bÐ nÐ ___ b__ _ _ _____ Ð nÐ 68 Broken arpeggio on Bb triad This line begins with an enclosure 'Surrounding' F7 chord tones . Q nq nq q e qÐ Q _ Q E q Q _ Q b_ Q bQ bQ n_ Q _ Q bQ G13 Q Q Q n_ Q _ nQ Q #Q #Q #Q Q Q Cm7 h q bnh q h h 75 Q Ð ÐÐ ÐÐ b Q n_ _ b_ _ nÐ n_ _ Q A Fine Romance .. bqÐ. q 73 _.then a Whole /half up the Bb major scale .

.... Q _. h.. _ q _ _ nq q #q _ 76 77_ Ð å q bÐ nÐ bÐ nÐ #e Ð #Ð Ð _ _ _ _ _ _ Ð Ð 3 ¸ Am7b5 D7 Ï Gm e q _ _ q Ð #Ð 3 q q _.. qOn nh Ð Ð _ _ n_ Ð b_ Ð _ Ð Ð Ð 3 C7 Ð ___ #Ð nÐ _ Ð bÐ bQ Ð_Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð_ _ ÐÐ _ _ _ n__ F7sus bÐ n Ð __ _ Ð Ð __ __ å å _ Q b_ Q _ Q Q Ð _ Q _ _ b_ 80 Ð nbQ b_ Q _ _ Q ÐÐ Q q F7#11 3 3 3 b_ Ð n Ð Ð å Ð Ð Ð n ÐÐ Ð Ð Ð Q n_Q Ð_ Ð_ _ _Q Q nQ 3 3 3 3 Similar angular phrase using notes from F7 half/whole diminished scale Fdim F7sus 82 Q bnÐ_ Q Q Q Ð_ Q More LH F pedalling on the offbeat in the middle register 83 Ð _Ð Ð Ð Ð Ï nb_Q Ð_ _ Q Q _ Ð _ Ð _H ûH H _ Q _ Dbdim/F Ð Ð 84 bn_Q _Q bÐ_ H bnû_ H H Q nÐQ. Q _ Q _ Q _ ¸ e Ð Ð n_ _ Ð _ _ Ð F7sus _ Ð _ Ð _ Ð _ Ð 3 _ Ð _ Ð _ Ð _ 3 Ð _ Q _ Q _ _ E _ h _û. Ï E 89 n_ Q _ Q _ bE å å _ Q _ Q _ _ E _ Ð _ bb_ Ð _ Ð Ð _ nn_ Ð _ Ð _ Ð _ Ð _ _ Ð _ _ Q _ Q _ _ E _ _ Q _ Q _ E b_ Q _ Q _ nQ Q b_ _ Q _ _ Q _ _ Q _ Q _ bE 90 _ Q _ Q _ bQ _ Q _ Q _ _ Q _ Ð _ bb_ Ð _ Ð n_. 87h E Q Bb7 E Ð Ð n_ _ Ð _ _ Ð bb_ Ð _ Ð b_ _ Ð Ð _ _ Ð bÐ 3 Ï Ï b_ Q _ bbE Q _ _ F7 h bhû h 88 H _ H BbMaj7 qÐ q Q _. .F7b9 q q _. _Q Ð_ _Q _ E Q Dm/F 85 Q _ Q q Q Q q q Q _ Q Ï Q Gm7/F _ Q _ Q Q 86 . _. _ Q n_ H _ nH H Ð _ _ _ _ Ð Melody harmonized with 'Killer Joe' 2 hand 13th voicings in parallel A Fine Romance ... _ q Q e Ï G7 Ð Ð _ nÐ 78 nÐ Ð Bb/F #Ð Ð _ Ð #Ð nq _ q nQ nq _ q bQ Q Q bq Q Q C7#11 79 q _ _ #q Q _ 81 _ Q _ _ Q Q Q q nQ _ _ C7 a pattern made up from half/whole tone diminished scale. Q Q.Page 6 . Q _ Q _.

_ q _ _ q ne 94 Ð Ð Ð q ÐÐ bÐ q Ð_ b_ _ ÐÐ ÐÐ _ Ð Ð Ð Ï Ð Ð bÐ Ð _ _ Ð _ _ _ Ð F7b9 A/Bb nÐ _ Ð ___ _ _ _ _ Ð Ð ÐÐ Ð Ð Ð Ð #Ð __ ___ _ _ _Ð _ _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð_ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 95 ÐÐ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 3 nÐ Ð _ ___ _ q nq Ï ¸ #Ð _ ___ _ _ Ð ÐÐ Ð Ð _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 98 Ð 97 Ð Ð Ð E Ð Ð.RH plays A maj triad _ _ q nÐ __ _ _ _Ð_ Ð__ #Ð __ _ ÐÐ _Ð_ ___ _ Ð Ð Ð _ Ð_Ð Ð Ð _ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð_ Ð Ð ÐÐ Ð Ð 96 Ð Ð Ð Ð ÐÐ Ð Ð Ð Ð 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 A Fine Romance .Page 7 .Eb7 91 Q b_ Q _ Q H _ _ H _ H q _ q 3 G7 Edim nq n_ q _ q Q Q 3 q q _ q _ q q Ð ÐÐ _ __ #Ð nÐÐ nQ Ð Ð Ð #Ð #Q Ð #bn_Ð Ð Ð 92 nn_ _ Q #Ð_ _Q _ Q Q Ï Q 3 #Q nn q Q nq q q #Q 93 _Q n_ _ Ð_ Q Ð _ Q Ð Q Ð Dm7 A/Bb G13 Cm7 q n_ q _ _ q q. å Ï Ï ¸ _ _ q _ _ Tremolo on A triad .LH plays Bb .

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