Song: So What Bass

Band: Miles Davis
Composed By: Miles Davis

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"So What",
From the one of a kind album, Kind of Blue!

This song sounds best on an upright bass with a good deep resonance.



    

Intro:(Paul and Wynton) Very hard to hear becuase of the old recording's quality, but 
can do your own thing here too if you wish.

        *Piano*    *Piano*     *Piano*
G-----2----------1----------0---------|
D---2----------2----------2-----------|
A-0----------0----------0-------------|
E-------------------------------------|

Together
G-2---0-----------0------2---1---0-|
D---2---3-2---2-3------0---0---0---|
A-----------0----------------------|
E----------------------------------|

     *Long Piano Break*
G---------------------------|
D-2----------1--------------|
A-------------------------0-|
E---------------------------|

Just Paul
G-------2-------|
D---1-2---0-1---|
A-0-----------0-|
E---------------|

HEAD:

Riff 1: Play 2x
                      *Horns*                        *Horns*
G------4-5--7/9--5-7----------------4-5--7/9--5-7---------|
D-0-7--------------------------0-7----------------7-------|
A---------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------|

                      *Horns*               *Horns*
G------4-5--7/9--5-7-----------7/9-9-9-7-----------|
D-0-7-------------------------------------7--------|
A--------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|

Riff 2: Play once (Same riff up 1/2 step)
                      *Horns*                        *Horns*
G------5-6--8/10--6-8---------------5-6--8/10--6-8--------|
D---8----------------------------8------------------8-----|
A-6----------------------------6--------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------|

                      *Horns*                        *Horns*
G------5-6--8/10--6-8---------------5-6--8/10--6-8----------|
D---8----------------------------8------------------8-------|
A-6----------------------------6----------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 1: Play once
                      *Horns*                        *Horns*
G------4-5--7/9--5-7----------------4-5--7/9--5-7----------|
D-0-7--------------------------0-7----------------7--------|
A----------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------|

                      *Horns*               *Horns*
G------4-5--7/9--5-7-----------7/9-9-9-7-----------|
D-0-7-------------------------------------7--------|
A--------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|


Walk during the solos in the following progression
Dmin7 x32
+Ebmin7 x8
+Dmin7 x8
=
1 chorus

Play the head once out. (Riff 1+Riff 1+Riff 2+Riff 1)

Happy Jamming!


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

View Albums that This Song Appears On...

  • Milestones

    Genre: Jazz Label: Hallmark Song Duration on Album: 8:52 Album Duration: 47:36

    Release Date: April, 1958

    Moods: Ambitious, Bravado, Complex, Confident, Enigmatic, Exciting, Fiery, Freewheeling, Literate, Passionate, Sophisticated, Stylish, Swaggering, Bright, Elegant, Intense, Intimate, Knotty, Light, Relaxed, Warm, Searching, Smooth

    Styles: Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Modal Music, Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz

    Themes: Small Gathering, Late Night, Maverick

  • Olympia 11 Octobre 1960, Pt. 2

    Genre: Jazz Label: Trema Song Duration on Album: 9:27 Album Duration: 58:19

    Release Date: October 11, 1960

    Moods: Cerebral, Sophisticated, Literate, Refined, Restrained, Stylish, Ambitious, Elegant, Intimate

    Styles: Hard Bop, Modal Music, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz

  • Miles Davis & Sonny Stitt

    Genre: Jazz Label: Laserlight Song Duration on Album: 9:27 Album Duration: 01:58:09

    Release Date: October 13, 1960

    Styles: Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz

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