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GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
(GILLY)
 
mx  CO 29261-3
 
DECEMBER  19,  1940     Thursday Columbia Studios,  NYC
 

 
  32  BARS    (AABA) Key of   F Quarter Note =   230 Time:   2:33
  w/  12  BAR  CADENZA
 
 
  4-Bar Intro  +  2  CHORUSES  +  12-Bar  CADENZA  +  2  CHORUSES:
 
  •   4  bars  –  CC (Intro)  
 
  • 16  bars  –  trumpet (Theme) (over CC & ens riffs)
      8  bars  –  trumpet (Theme)  
  •   8  bars  –  trumpet (Theme) (over CC & ens riffs)
 
  • 16  bars  –  clarinet   (over CC & ens riffs)
      8  bars  –  clarinet    
  •   8  bars  –  clarinet   (over CC & ens riffs)
 
    12-BAR CADENZA
      2  bars  –  ensemble    
    2  bars  –  CC (chords)  
      2  bars  –  ensemble    
    6  bars  –  CC (chords)  
 
  • 16  bars  –  CC & ensemble (fours:  scales / riffs / scales / riffs)
      8  bars  –  clt, tpt, ts, tpt (two bars each)
  •   8  bars  –  CC & ensemble (fours:  scales / riffs)
 
  • 16  bars  –  CC & ensemble (riffs)
  •   8  bars  –  CC & ensemble (four-note arpeggios)
  •   8  bars  –  CC & ensemble (riffs)
 
 

 
Personnel:
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  GEORGIE AULD tenor sax
  BENNY GOODMAN clarinet
  COOTIE WILLIAMS trumpet
  KEN KERSEY piano
  ARTIE BERNSTEIN bass
  HARRY JAEGER drums
 
 

Composed by: Charlie Christian - Benny Goodman
  The four 32-bar choruses are based on Honeysuckle Rose chord changes.
  The cadenza is a direct adaptation of Eddie Durham's 12-bar intro to Avalon (recorded for Decca on 30 Sep 1935 with Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch)
 
©   VALDΙS   6/23/19

 

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Gone With What Draft   –   19 December 1940   –   mx CO 29261-3   (first complete take)

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Issued Recordings:
 
  [ EP ] Columbia RLS 799 (SEGC.11) (side E, track 1)
 
  [ LP ] Blue-Disc T-1011 (side A, track 4)
 
  [ CD ] Best of Jazz 4032   * (track 18)
    Columbia/Legacy AC4K 65564 (disc 2, track 25)
    Columbia/Legacy C4K 65564 (disc 2, track 25)
    Jazz Archives / EPM 15908 2 (track 16)
    Jazz Unlimited JUCD 2013 (track 11)
    Masters of Jazz MJCD 68 (track 5)
    Membran 232094 [see Album Index]
    Membran 232568 [see Album Index]
    Sony/Legacy 93035 (disc 2, track 25)
    Universe / Comet UV 129/2 (disc 2, track 1)
   
    *  [CD]  4032  lists the incorrect date, matrix, personnel.
 

 



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